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Starts

15 Jan 2024

Study mode

Part Time

Campus

Framwellgate Moor Campus

Duration

1.5 years

Level

Level 6

Awarding body

Open University

Course code

BUSIP6002A01
Fee Information

Standard Fees of £4000

All fees are payable (no fee remission/reduction applies).
However, eligible students can apply to Student Finance England for a student loan, which could cover both tuition fees and living costs. Student Finance England can be contacted directly at www.gov.uk/studentfinance or call 0300 100 0607.


Please note, these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years.

This part-time management programme will top-up your foundation degree in a business related area to a management degree.

Course details may be subject to change

This part-time management programme will top-up your foundation degree in a business related area to a management degree. It will give you the skills to succeed in the highly competitive business environment and provide you with an excellent foundation for a wide range of business and management careers.

This versatile programme gives you the option to choose units of study that suit your interests.

You can either choose the general management route, or choose from five specialised areas of business to focus your studies.

Entry Criteria

You will hold a Level 5 qualification in business, management or public administration.

If English is not your first language, you will be required to hold IELTs Level 6 or above (or equivalent).

What are the next steps?

Once you have applied to study the course via our website, you will be invited to a one-to-one interview with a member of the course team. The interview will give you and the tutor an opportunity to meet with each other for the first time. During the interview you can discuss your management and professional skills and knowledge, as well as your motivations for studying and you will have the opportunity to ask any questions that you have about studying. Your tutor will also be able to talk to you about any further study support we can offer you, this will form the basis of an individual learning plan.

Study Aims

The overall aims of the programme are to:

  • Enable you to acquire and develop a range of higher level skills appropriate to the work of managers at middle level positions in private, public or voluntary sector organisations in a range of specific contexts, to include general management, international business, human resources, events, housing or sport management.
  • Facilitate you to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of management and demonstrate the ability to apply such principles in a range of specific contexts, to include general management, international business, human resources, events, housing or sport management.
  • Enable you to analyse and evaluate your own learning, and undertake independent self-development.
  • Provide a stimulating, rigorous and challenging academic experience that fosters a commitment to lifelong learning.

Modules Studied There are four core modules:

  • Contemporary Issues in Management
  • Strategy & Change
  • Managing Organisational Performance
  • Management Project

Additionally you will opt to study one option module.

The number and type of option modules available is subject to changes in our curriculum offer, but may include:

  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business & Marketing
  • Events & Marketing Management
  • Management Law
  • Managing Public, Voluntary & Community Services
  • Project Management

Times of Delivery

Any times indicated are based on current courses and may be subject to change in future years. Full timetables will be confirmed at the start of each course.

Teaching and Assessment

A variety of learning and teaching methods are employed throughout the programme, including lectures, seminars, academic tutorials, group work, individual guided learning, project supervision, case studies, role plays, workshops, computer simulations and the use of information technology.

Assessments are varied and include a role-play boardroom exercise, case study analysis, management project proposal, written business reports. There will be one 3 hour examination during the course.