This programme will be awarded by Swansea University and delivered by Coleg Cambria at its new Management Centre at Northop. You will graduate from this programme with a strong grounding in both the practical and theoretical aspects of contemporary business management. This includes an in-depth understanding and appreciation of issues relevant to businesses in which you will either be employed or on placement during your study. The Applied Business Management programme will equip you with the skills and tools needed to play a valuable part in delivering a sustainable, inclusive and innovative future economy. Residential accommodation is not available.
In choosing Coleg Cambria's Foundation Degree/ BSC Honours Degree in Applied Business Management (developed and accredited by Swansea University) you will study a broad spectrum of business and management topics (such as marketing, operations management, finance, accounting, strategy and human resource management) as well as offering a range of cutting-edge specialist optional modules. All modules are taught by our leading business tutors who have a breadth of industrial and academic knowledge and regularly train business leaders from across Wales. Cambria has outstanding connections with many businesses and business leaders throughout North Wales, with guest business speakers, presentations and opportunities to network. We are an experienced provider of apprenticeship routes, including for business management. You will study in our brand new HE Business Management Centre.
This course is designed to allow you to study and work at the same time. It is aimed at anyone who wants to develop their business and management skills in a vocational context. It will give you the skills needed for a successful career in business and/or management. Whether you are employed and want to develop your business and management skills as well as gain a HE qualification; or whether you are progressing from a full time level 3 programme and want to gain a vocationally relevant HE qualification this programme is for you.
You will study 8 core module sin year1 (Accounting for Business, Marketing, Personal Skills Development for Business, Managing People, Operations Management , Consumer Behaviour, Economics for Business, Quantitative Methods) A further 8 in year 2 (Strategic Analysis, Project Management Skills, Human Resource Management, Organisational Behaviour, Change Management Project, Professional Portfolio in Management, Business and Employment Law) Successful completion of all modules in Years 1 and 2 will enable students to achieve a Foundation Degree (The FdA in Applied Business Management). Completion of the FdA will allow progression onto the BSC Applied Business Management in Year 3 where you will study a further 9 modules (Final Year Project, Corporate Governance and Ethics, Social Media Marketing, Leadership, Innovation Management, Service Marketing , International Human Resource Management).