This programme enables students who have previously completed a foundation degree, an HND or two years of higher education in business or management to 'top up' to an honours degree. This programme is for you if you have a specific interest in business management, operations and/or planning theory and want to enhance your problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills.
The programme will prepare you for careers in business and management by developing your systematic, analytical and integrated understanding of key aspects of business. You will learn about organisations, business and management and the changing external environment in which organisations operate.
You will also learn about strategic management and small business development and have the opportunity to undertake a consultancy project. The programme usually enables associate membership of the Chartered Management Institute.Employability
Youwill connect with employers through our dedicated Business SchoolEmployability Team who focus on developing your employmentskills. They also provide you with CV support and will inviteyou to employment fairs to network with employers and recruiters fromindustries. The team was shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.
We are actively improving job prospects for graduatesthrough the support we provide. According to survey findings, 93 per centof 2014/15 Greenwich graduates looking for work were already in jobs or furtherstudy by January 2016.Experience abroad
You can participate in the Erasmus+ internationalexchange programme. This will help improve your language skills and give youexperience of living and working in another country. The Erasmus+ Schemeprovides a grant towards the cost of studying abroad for a year.Extracurricular activities
Our GreenwichEmployability Passport schemerecognises and rewards your participation in additional activities such aspart-time work, volunteering, student societies or industry guest lectures.Business start-up
You will be encouraged to enter theuniversity's Enterprise Challenge which rewards student entrepreneurship andinnovation. Previous winners received aprize of £5,000 for their idea of developing an enterprise and study hub.Ranking
Greenwichis one of the top two most globally diverse universities in the UK, US, Australia andNew Zealand, by Hotcourses Diversity Index.
Wehave also been named as one of the "mostinternational" universities on the planet by Times Higher Education magazine.Outcomes
The aims of this degree are:
- To prepare you for careers in business and management by developing yoursystematic, broad, analytical and integrated understanding of key aspects ofbusiness
- To study organisations, business and management and the changing externalenvironment in which organisations operate
- To equip you with both practical skills that enhance their employability in business,and with broader cognitive, problem-solving, communication and interpersonalskills which provide the foundation for lifelong learning.
This degree is currentlybeing restructured in collaboration with employers, professional bodies andstudent feedback. This ensures we develop degrees that are aligned with latestindustry trends and gives you the opportunity for subject specialisms. (This is standard UK practiceacross institutions).
The degree structure and courses listed will be updated oncethese are confirmed.