Year of entry
Four years part-time (Only available as part of the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship)
Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.
All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing. Total optional cost: £600
Department of Management
Studied only as part of the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship, the BA Business Management Professional, is your opportunity to gain the skills required for effective business management. The degree has been developed with leading employers and the Chartered Management Institute.
The degree programme looks in depth at the various roles and responsibilities of modern managers, and you will study a curriculum that will help you focus on improving organisational performance, enhancing interpersonal effectiveness and developing project and transferable skills. Your studies will draw on disciplines including business planning strategy, creative thinking, accounting and finance, human resources, leadership, marketing and data analysis.
The programme is designed to integrate your learning with your own workplace and where possible management projects are based on live, real-world business scenarios.
Your career prospects after the course
By completing the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship, you will have gained work experience and two internationally recognised qualifications that you can take forward within the same organisation or elsewhere.
By following this route you will have the knowledge, skills and work experience to further your career.
The Degree Apprenticeship is a great foundation for any career in a business or management role.
Although the exact nature of your learning experience will depend on which employer you choose to apply to, the key skills you will learn are suited to those looking to begin or develop a career in the following roles:
- Head of Department
- Operations Manager
- Retail Manager
- Restaurant Manager
- Any other role with managerial responsibilities.
We also place a strong emphasis on giving you all the tools necessary to manage your own career progression.
In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation
DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known