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    The content of the course mirrors the Sunderland-based equivalent course, with the same ethos, materials and approach. So you can gain the benefits of an education from our University without having to move to Sunderland.

    The initial two years of the course cover the essentials of business and there are also options that include: Business Enterprise Management; Managing Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity.

    In the final year you will undertake specialist modules in entrepreneurship, innovation and management consulting. Throughout the course there are modules that are specifically aimed at the ‘softer’ skills of employability.

    We encourage our students to undertake a year-long placement between the second and final years – although it’s not compulsory. It’s a great opportunity to put your learning into practice and to extend your experience.

    At the end of the course you’ll graduate as a manager with not only a broad business education but also specific skills and knowledge in driving enterprises forward. The coursefosters risk management, creativity, and the ability to make things happen.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline 15th January/October Tuition fee Not specified Start date September 2015 15th Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

    Course Content

    Modules on this course include:

    Year 1 (national level 4)

    • Employability Skills (20 Credits)
    • Contemporary Debates in Business Management (20 Credits)
    • Understanding the Business Environment (40 Credits)
    • Understanding Business (40 Credits)

    Year 2 (national level 5)

    • Introduction to Strategic Management (20 Credits)
    • Developing Career Prospects (20 Credits )
    • Responsible Business (20 Credits)
    • PLUS a choice of up to 60 credits from a range of topics relating to business functional areas, such as: Business Enterprise Management; Managing Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity

    Year 3

    • Work placement (optional)

    Final Year (national level 6)

    • Applying Critical Reflective Practice (20 Credits)
    • Management Consulting (20 Credits)
    • Innovation, Research & Development and Growth (20 Credits)
    • Global Entrepreneurship (20 Credits)

    Plus one of three options:

    • Business Research Dissertation (40 Credits)
    • Placement Project (40 Credits)
    • Critical Debate in Professional Practice (40 Credits)

    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6 CAE score : 60(Grade C)

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


    The typical offer for the Sunderland-based version of the course is 260 points from a minimum of two A Levels or equivalent.

    Your study centre can advise on equivalent qualifications from outside the UK.

    If you have already covered one or more of the topics covered by the course, and would like to apply for accreditation of prior learning (APL), please contact the course leader

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Access Bursary

      Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

    • Alumni Bursary

      Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of Sunderland.


    Scholarships on offer include cash bursaries, reduced tuition fees, free accommodation and free public transport.

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