Management BA (Hons)

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
3 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 07/11/2018

This vocationally-oriented course is designed to balance your intellectual skills and the needs of employers. As part of your degree, you are given the opportunity to work in a social enterprise – either an enterprise you set up with our support, or an existing enterprise. We also offer an optional work placement year that gives you the opportunity to put your skills to practice and gain valuable experience and contacts for your future career.

Course

Highlights

  • Take advantage of our optional work placement year.
  • International study trips available.
  • Dedicated and supportive teaching staff with industry experience.

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Optional Work Placement Year

You are encouraged to undertake a year-long placement in between your second and third years of study. If you meet the entry criteria, and choose to take up a placement year you will find it an invaluable experience that helps you to apply your learning in your final year and prepares you for your career. Whilst on your Optional Work Placement Year you will study a 40 credit module ‘The Placement Year Experience – Organisations in Context’. We offer a lot of support in helping you to find a placement, which can be in the UK or overseas.

Course Details

Our Management course focuses on management and leadership, with the first year providing you with a thorough grounding in Business Studies. The course encourages you to develop an understanding of the different areas that management involves, together with the development of management skills including communication, critical evaluation and organisational appraisal. You will develop your management and leadership skills as well as gaining an understanding of management and business models, theories and principles.

Read more…

Open Days

Come say Hello

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

Book now.

Career Opportunities

The Power to Grow

The aim of this course is to enhance your employability within the management profession in a range of organisations, including profit-seeking, not-for-profit and governmental organisations.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer is A Level grades of BCC, or BTEC equivalent, DMM.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

Foundation Study Framework Entry Requirements

Admission to this foundation course is normally DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC. However, we would also like to hear from you if you have professional or industry experience instead, a range of other qualifications or self-developed subject knowledge that relates to the course you wish to study.

Course Content

In your first year you follow a compulsory programme where you will learn the principles of business through studying the same modules as the BA Business Studies group.

This will give you the foundation that you will need to build on the theory and process of management as you will study the business environment and how this is managed, the management of human and financial resources together with managing business information.

  • Introductory Accounting and Finance (20 Credits)
    Module code: ACC1003
    Core Module Y
  • Information Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSO1010
    Core Module Y
  • Managing People (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRM1004
    Core Module Y
  • Business in Society (20 Credits)
    Module code: BUS1009
    Core Module Y
  • Foundations of Marketing (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKT1001
    Core Module Y
  • Business Environment (20 Credits)
    Module code: BUS1001
    Core Module N
  • Reflections on Work (WBL) (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRM1017
    Core Module N

Course Stats

Facilities &

Special Features

Many of our teaching staff come from professional backgrounds and have worked within both public and private sector and are still involved in external consultancy, training, and social enterprises. As a teaching team we pride ourselves in research activities that inform our teaching practices.

Reading List
  • “Skills of Management” by Rees and Porter (6th Edition, 2008)
  • “The Global Business Environment: Meeting the Challenges” by Morrison. (3rd Edition, 2011)

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Human Resource Management MA

International Business Management MSc

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module
Foundation Framework: £6,600 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BSc rate)
Optional Work Placement Year: £950

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
Foundation Framework: £6,500 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BSc rate)
Optional Work Placement Year: £900

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

To see what Scholarships and funding may be available to you, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

Additional costs
There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2018. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the University with details of the costs.

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,500
International Foundation Framework: £9,800

2018/19 Tuition Fees

International: £12,000
International Foundation Framework: £9,400

To see what funding may be available to you as an International student, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

Additional costs
There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2018. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the University with details of the costs.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

Foundation Study Framework

Our Foundation Study Framework offers an exciting route into studying for a degree, attracting ambitious and driven students who are willing to learn and advance.

If you have non-standard qualifications or do not quite meet the entry requirements for this course, we can offer you a fantastic opportunity to study a four year course which includes our Foundation Study Framework.

The Foundation Study Framework will help you to develop the theoretical/practical and academic skills you will need in order to successfully progress to the full award.  The Foundation Study Framework provides you with a practical and group-based approach to learning that supports your development and your transition to Higher Education, whilst also studying a number of specialist modules.

Read more…


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 07/11/2018

  • This vocationally-oriented course is designed to balance your intellectual skills and the needs of employers. As part of your degree, you are given the opportunity to work in a social enterprise – either an enterprise you set up with our support, or an existing enterprise. We also offer an optional work placement year that gives you the opportunity to put your skills to practice and gain valuable experience and contacts for your future career.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Take advantage of our optional work placement year.
    • International study trips available.
    • Dedicated and supportive teaching staff with industry experience.

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • Our Management course focuses on management and leadership, with the first year providing you with a thorough grounding in Business Studies. The course encourages you to develop an understanding of the different areas that management involves, together with the development of management skills including communication, critical evaluation and organisational appraisal. You will develop your management and leadership skills as well as gaining an understanding of management and business models, theories and principles.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Optional Work Placement Year

    You are encouraged to undertake a year-long placement in between your second and third years of study. If you meet the entry criteria, and choose to take up a placement year you will find it an invaluable experience that helps you to apply your learning in your final year and prepares you for your career. Whilst on your Optional Work Placement Year you will study a 40 credit module ‘The Placement Year Experience – Organisations in Context’. We offer a lot of support in helping you to find a placement, which can be in the UK or overseas.

    • Come say Hello

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      Book now.

    • The Power to Grow

      The aim of this course is to enhance your employability within the management profession in a range of organisations, including profit-seeking, not-for-profit and governmental organisations.

  • Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer is A Level grades of BCC, or BTEC equivalent, DMM.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    Foundation Study Framework Entry Requirements

    Admission to this foundation course is normally DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC. However, we would also like to hear from you if you have professional or industry experience instead, a range of other qualifications or self-developed subject knowledge that relates to the course you wish to study.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • In your first year you follow a compulsory programme where you will learn the principles of business through studying the same modules as the BA Business Studies group.

    This will give you the foundation that you will need to build on the theory and process of management as you will study the business environment and how this is managed, the management of human and financial resources together with managing business information.

    • Introductory Accounting and Finance (20 Credits)
      Module code: ACC1003
      Core Module Y
    • Information Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSO1010
      Core Module Y
    • Managing People (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRM1004
      Core Module Y
    • Business in Society (20 Credits)
      Module code: BUS1009
      Core Module Y
    • Foundations of Marketing (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKT1001
      Core Module Y
    • Business Environment (20 Credits)
      Module code: BUS1001
      Core Module N
    • Reflections on Work (WBL) (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRM1017
      Core Module N
      • “Skills of Management” by Rees and Porter (6th Edition, 2008)
      • “The Global Business Environment: Meeting the Challenges” by Morrison. (3rd Edition, 2011)
    • Further your study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Human Resource Management MA

      International Business Management MSc

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module
    Foundation Framework: £6,600 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BSc rate)
    Optional Work Placement Year: £950

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
    Foundation Framework: £6,500 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BSc rate)
    Optional Work Placement Year: £900

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    To see what Scholarships and funding may be available to you, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

    Additional costs
    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2018. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the University with details of the costs.

    2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,500
    International Foundation Framework: £9,800

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    International: £12,000
    International Foundation Framework: £9,400

    To see what funding may be available to you as an International student, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

    Additional costs
    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2018. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the University with details of the costs.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

  • Our Foundation Study Framework offers an exciting route into studying for a degree, attracting ambitious and driven students who are willing to learn and advance.

    If you have non-standard qualifications or do not quite meet the entry requirements for this course, we can offer you a fantastic opportunity to study a four year course which includes our Foundation Study Framework.

    The Foundation Study Framework will help you to develop the theoretical/practical and academic skills you will need in order to successfully progress to the full award.  The Foundation Study Framework provides you with a practical and group-based approach to learning that supports your development and your transition to Higher Education, whilst also studying a number of specialist modules.

    Read more…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour