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We recommend around 20 hours of study per week, per 20 credit module.
This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work and practical reports.
Course code: OLUAQ Level: 6
Designed for students who are enterprising, entrepreneurial and managerial in spirit, this Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accredited online Business and Management BSc (Hons) degree provides a comprehensive, holistic view of business and management focussing on both large business and SMEs. As a student on this online business and management programme you will develop a global view of the challenges and opportunities in the world of international business, giving consideration to multi-functional aspects of management across finance, human resources, marketing and sales activities.
Learning on a global stage
Learning alongside a global online network of fellow students creates a fertile ground for the interchange of cultural ideologies, allowing you to develop the knowledge, skills and aptitude to work across local, regional and international boundaries, with an opportunity to attain unique cross-cultural insights from your peers.
Throughout this online business and management degree you will use sophisticated and authentic scenarios, industry employer participation events and applied case studies to critically evaluate creative and sustainable solutions to contemporary international business issues. Solutions are researched in association with key stakeholders and also consider cultural, legal, ethical and professional practice across a range of international contexts. Combined this will prepare you to plan for and react to issues regularly faced by multinational organisations.
Achieve an accredited double qualification
In addition to the BSc (Hons) Business and Management, students will also be awarded with the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership upon graduation providing successful achievement of CMI mapped modules: Applied Research Project, Management and Leadership – Challenges and Practices, Strategic Management and Strategic Marketing Management (subject to CMI External Moderation). With a CMI professional qualification on top of a bachelor’s degree, you become more marketable - a dual qualification speaks volumes to prospective employers, giving you the advantage when looking for your next career move.
Obtaining this double qualification provides various advantages to your professional career such as CMI membership providing you access to professional development events, networks, mentoring support, structured CPD and a Jobs Board showcasing the very latest management vacancies. You will also be supported in pursuit of becoming a Chartered Manager, a status coveted and prized by most employers.
Develop essential employability skills
Learning, teaching and assessment of this programme is designed to provide highly engaging means of enhancing and refining your graduate employability skills and confidence. Working in groups and teams will challenge you to critically evaluate equality, diversity and inclusive practices that are embedded in international businesses and organisations.
Cultivating your existing skills and competencies to become graduate level attributes will place you at a competitive advantage when seeking career progression opportunities and considerably augments your employability.
Flexible and Supported Learning
Studying this course online enables you to enhance your abilities through part-time, online learning while still focusing on what’s important. This means you can fit your studies around any existing work or personal commitments. Alongside tutoring from our expert academics, who bring a wealth of experience and specialist knowledge to enrich your learning further, you will be assigned a dedicated online learner advisor who will assist with any non-academic queries, helping you to achieve a recognised university qualification and advance your career.