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BA Hons

Business and Management

Business & Management

Key Facts

Level 6
Wakefield City Campus, ASIC Building
Start Date:
September, 2020
3 Years
Mode of Study:
Awarding Body:
UCAS code:
NN21 (Year 3)
Institution Code:

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This honours degree allows you to shape your studies towards your career ambitions and build the knowledge, skills and experience needed to be a successful business manager in a wide range of industries.


This course prepares you for the working world by covering a range of topics that are common to business and management in an increasingly diverse market.

The course is mainly assignment-based and covers a variety of topics commonly encountered by the business professional. Small class sizes and a high level of tutor support help ease you through this degree course. Students perform brilliantly on the course with 100% graduating to date.

If you have completed a relevant foundation degree or HND there is an option to enter onto the one year Business and Managment top-up route to gain a BA (Hons) Click here

Course Features
  • TEF Silver Award
  • Huge investment in our new Advanced Skills & Innovation Centre
  • Brand new facilities

Course Structure


  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Management Accounts
  • Study Skills
  • Business Law
  • Leadership and Management
  • Business Economics


  • Research Methods
  • Business Planning
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Enterprise
  • International Business
  • Business Performance
  • Ethics, CSR and Sustainability
  • Research Methods


  • Dissertations
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic HRM
  • Innovation and Change
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Contemporary Global Issues 
  • Strategic Information Management

Entry Requirements


Full-time Level 3 qualification in a business-related area, with a good profile of attainment and reference. OR Those with previous experience or learning that is relevant may be eligible via our APL process for accreditation towards this course.

All applicants must complete a satisfactory interview and must have satisfactory levels of English and Maths, and must be aspiring to work in a business environment, and may be required to produce a written piece of work to support their application.

Part-time - You must be working in a business environment and should have successfully completed a level 3 qualification in a Business related area, with a good profile of attainment and reference. You may be required to produce a written piece of work to support your entry onto the course. Students will need an appropriate level of literacy and numeracy to enable them to meet the requirements of independent study at this level. In the absence of formal qualifications, students must be able to demonstrate appropriate levels of numeracy and literacy through our screening process.

Students without formal qualifications will be able to complete an APL application where they have relevant experience.


Points Required

If you’re applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.

Fees & Funding


£6,750 per year. 

Course Costs Included in the fees


Additional costs might include travel to and from business events and other visits linked to course modules. Examples include visits to JRI in Sheffield and Leeds Trinity University. Travel costs vary but are normally around £5-£10 per visit.

The following costs should be used as a guide only. Arrangements apply to 2016 entry. Printing and photocopying costs: There is no charge for course hand-outs, handbooks etc. Students will receive a printing credit of £10 per annum from the University Centre, after which students will have to pay for extra credits. Library overdue charges: Overdue charges apply to all library loans to encourage you to return any resources you borrow on time. Overdue charges are 5p per day per book. There is no charge for e-books rentals. 

Course Costs Not Included in the Fees


The government provides financial assistance to help pay for tuition fees and to help with living costs. To find out more, visit the website at:

Bursaries and scholarships



Other Financial Support


We have a strong commitment to widening access to higher education, and to help we have a range of bursaries and scholarships to support eligible students starting a higher education course with us in September. To find out more, email:



The skills you gain on a business and management studies degree will allow you to start contributing to your employer's organisation quickly and effectively

Job options

Jobs directly related to your degree include:

Jobs where your degree would be useful include:

Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don’t restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.


This course can be used as a platform for further study at level 7 Masters. 


Studying my degree with the University Centre at Wakefield College allows me the flexibility I need as a mature student. The study hours fit well with my childcare needs.

The modules I have studied have given me the knowledge and skills needed to set up my own business and the tutor support has been invaluable.

Zoe York
BA Hons Business and Management