This one year course allows you to widen your business knowledge through studying varieties of business modules designed to suit your individual needs and prepare you for future business challenges.
The course covers a range of subjects, including:
- Strategic thinking
- Globalisation: challenges and opportunities
- Strategic marketing
- International HR management
There's also the chance to specialise in fields such as:
- Events management
Each module should require around 36 hours of direct learning through a combination of lectures and tutorials. An estimated further commitment of 160 independent study hours will be required for each module, although this can vary from student to student.
Students are assessed in a variety of ways over the course of their undergraduate studies.
Assessment methods include academic essays, presentations, reports, simulation exercises and examinations.
The academic requirements for the course are 112 UCAS tariff points at GCSE A-level or equivalent, from a minimum of two A levels and GCSE Mathematics and English (First Language) at Grade C/4 or equivalent.
Appropriate AS-Level and Level 3 Key Skills qualifications will also be considered.
Barking and Dagenham College is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential. We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to help students deal with the practicalities of work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.
Teaching methods include workshop-based core skills modules, lectures by practitioners, student-led seminars and guided research.
Independent learning is an important aspect of all modules, as it enables students to develop both their subject specific and key skills. Independent learning is promoted through the feedback given to students, which takes several forms including small group and one-to-one discussions.
The BA Business course is divided as follows:
Year 1 (Level 4)
Year 2 (Level 5)
Year 3 (Level 6)
Students will receive their qualification when Level 6 has been completed.
If students wish to further their qualification, there is an MBA course available,also offered in partnership with Glyndŵr University.