About the course

NB: Please note that this is a new course, therefore, more details will be available shortly.

Indicative course structure

Leadership and management skills are critical to the success of all organisations. Future leaders require both the knowledge and soft skills to deal with complex, uncertain and dynamic situations. This programme route provides you with the opportunity to engage with a range of contemporary management issues and themes, and to apply such learning through a range of real business scenarios, live case studies and collaborative activities. You will explore what it takes to lead innovation and change, collaborate across industries and sectors, deliver sustainable strategies and flourish in a global and diverse environment. 

Fact sheets 2019 Course fact sheet 1 BA (Hons) Business Studies with Leadership and Management
Programme specifications 2019 Programme specification 1 BA (Hons) Business Studies with Leadership and Management

Why choose this course?

  • A focus on applied learning enables students to develop the skills and practical insights that employers want and need
  • Students benefit from teaching informed by leading researches in the field of leadership and management  
  • A programme route commended by the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce for its relevance to business leaders as being “critical to helping take their business forward against the volatile and uncertain complexities facing them today”
  • Develop an appreciation of themes and issues of direct relevance to today’s business environment, and the intellectual tools needed to navigate them  
  • Attain an award title that reflects your aspirations for a successful leadership and management career 

Key staff

Programme Leader Kerry McKay

Professional Accreditations

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

Course details

Careers

5 reasons to study Business Studies with Leadership and Management:

  • A focus on applied learning enables students to develop the skills and practical insights that employers want and need
  • Students benefit from teaching informed by leading researchers in the field of leadership and management 
  • A programme route commended by the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce for its relevance to business leaders as being 'critical to helping take their business forward against the volatile and uncertain complexities facing them today'. 
  • Develop an appreciation for themes and issues of direct relevance to today's business environment, and the intellectual tolls needed to navigate them. 
  • Attain an award title that reflects your aspirations for a successful leadership and management career.

Work Placement

(Optional)

12 months work placement or two semesters study abroad or one-semester study abroad and 6 months work placement

Study Abroad

Details on Study Abroad are available from the Study Abroad Office.

Students have the opportunity to study abroad (within Europe or worldwide), for one or two semesters, between Levels 5 and 6.  The Study Abroad Office advises students on this process.

Structure

  • Year 1
    Module Credits Compulsory/optional
    Accounting Aspects of Business 15 Credits Compulsory
    Analysing and Managing Business Data 15 Credits Compulsory
    Business and Markets 15 Credits Compulsory
    Introduction to Organisational Behaviour 15 Credits Compulsory
    The Business Professional 15 Credits Compulsory
    Understanding Marketing 15 Credits Compulsory
    Technology in Business 15 Credits Optional
    The Global Business Environment 15 Credits Optional
    Mandarin Route A - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    Mandarin Route A - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    French Route A - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    French Route A - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    French Route B - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    French Route B - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    German Route A - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    German Route A - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    German Route B - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    German Route B - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    Japanese Route A - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    Japanese Route A - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route C - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route C - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route A - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route A - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route B - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route B - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    Japanese Route B-4A 15 Credits Optional
    Japanese Route B-4B 15 Credits Optional
  • Year 2
    Module Credits Compulsory/optional
    Managing People 15 Credits Compulsory
    Consumer Behaviour 15 Credits Compulsory
  • Fees & funding

    Fees 2019

    UK/EU Students

    Full time
    • £9250 for the 2019/2020 academic year

    *Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

    View detailed information about tuition fees

    Read more about additional fees in the course fact sheet

    Other financial support

    Find out more about other financial support available to UK and EU students

    Living costs / accommodation

    The University of Hertfordshire offers a great choice of student accommodation, on campus or nearby in the local area, to suit every student budget.

    View detailed information about our accommodation

    Entry requirements

    UCAS points A Level BTEC
    96 CCC MMM

    How to apply

    Course length
    • Full Time, 3 Years
    • Sandwich, 4 Years
    Locations
    • University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

    2019

    Start DateEnd DateLink
    23/09/201931/05/2020Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)

    2020

    Start DateEnd DateLink
    23/09/202031/05/2021Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)
    21/09/202031/05/2021Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)

    2021

    Start DateEnd DateLink
    20/09/202131/05/2022Apply online (Full Time)
    23/09/202131/05/2022Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)
    21/09/202131/05/2022Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)
    Optional Sandwich Placement or Study Abroad year