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Undergraduate study

Business and Management 2019/20


Our trophy cabinet The awards we’ve won don’t just make us feel proud. They give you an idea of what the University is like.

Teaching Excellence Framework Gold Award Huddersfield is a TEF gold-rated institution delivering consistently outstanding teaching and learning of the highest quality found in the UK (Teaching Excellence Framework, 2017).

Global Teaching Excellence Award We won the first Global Teaching Excellence Award. It recognised the University’s commitment to world-class teaching and its success in developing students as independent learners and critical thinkers (HEA, 2017).

University of the Year The Times Higher Education named us as University of the Year in November 2013. They liked our “bold, imaginative and innovative initiatives.”

Queen’s Anniversary Prize The Queen’s Anniversary Prize is a big thing in UK Higher Education. We were delighted to earn one for our role in expanding global boundaries of new music.

A Four Star University QS Stars has given us four stars. That means we are “highly international, demonstrating excellence in both teaching and research with an excellent environment for students and staff.”

Athena Swan We’re serious about gender equality. We want an equal number of men and women on our science and engineering courses, for instance. Our commitment was recognised in 2015 with the Athena SWAN Bronze Award.

Find out more about our awards at hud.ac.uk/about/our-awards

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Welcome to Business Management Located at the heart of Huddersfield town, we at the University of Huddersfield’s Business School pride ourselves on enabling our internationally diverse group of students to develop the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to become tomorrow’s professionals.

We’ll help you to apply your academic understanding to the real world and this is a key factor behind our exceptional employability record. Join us this year, and together we will take the first steps in your career.

Our teaching, informed by research as well as professional relevance, will prepare you for a fulfilling and enriching career. Modern facilities tailor-made to suit your learning requirements provide an outstanding study environment. As well as studying in the vibrant and dynamic School itself, we strongly encourage our students to gain practical experience in the workplace, and our excellent Placement Unit is on hand to provide support.

Professor Jill Johnes Dean of the Business School National Teaching Fellows 2011

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Are you the kind of person who can encourage and motivate? Do you like rising to the challenge and thinking of creative solutions?

Study with us I chose Business Management because I wanted to gain a degree in something versatile that would be useful in whichever career I choose. Abbie Hollister, Business Management BA(Hons)

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Top 10 University in England for work placement years in industry.*

The UK’s only University where all our permanent teaching staff are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy**

Are you the kind of person who can encourage and motivate? Do you like rising to the challenge and thinking of creative solutions? Are you hoping for a career in a fast-paced environment where you have to think on your feet? Our Business and Management courses are designed to help you develop the skills you need for a career in business with an International or Financial focus or lead from the front and inspire people in today’s dynamic business environment. There are plenty of theories about management and business. And of course you’ll get a thorough grounding in the current thinking from our academics, supplemented by visits from business leaders. But to succeed you’ll need to understand how that theory works in the real world too. We’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement year working in a diverse range of businesses and organisations, either here or abroad. Previous students have gained experience at places such as Hewlett Packard, Santander and Clipper Logistics, or by taking our Enterprise Placement Year. Whether you’re out on placement or back at the University, we never forget this is all about making you irresistible to employers. That’s why we

designed the various courses working closely with business leaders, so you have the chance to build the skills they need. And it’s why we give you the chance to work with HR professionals to boost your interview skills. From video CVs to e-portfolios, if it could help you get that position then we’ll give you the chance to build a compelling CV. The courses are designed to equip you with a broad overview of the commercial world and you’ll be introduced to the financial, legal, ethical, social and economic issues and learn how they each affect businesses. And you’ll also have the opportunity to join the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) while you study with us on some of the courses to enhance your career prospects even further.*** If you choose to study Business with Supply Chain Management you are guaranteed a placement with one of our partner companies, plus you’ll receive extra mentoring and a guaranteed job offer which is provided by The NOVUS Trust.† But whatever you choose to do with us, it could lead on to great things. Previous graduates have progressed to work in charities, banking, government, logistics, manufacturing and more.† †

*HESA - Higher Education Statistics Agency 2015/16. ** Permanent staff, after probation: some recently appointed colleagues will only obtain recognition in the months after their arrival in Huddersfield, once they have started teaching. *** You could have the opportunity to achieve a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualification in Management and Leadership through no additional study or assessment on some courses. † To qualify for the guarantee you will need to graduate with at least a 2.1 degree and achieve satisfactory references from your placement employer and your personal tutor at the University. The NOVUS guaranteed job offer is provided by The NOVUS Trust, providing permanent, graduate-level opportunities in logistics and supply chain management through its sponsor network. †† LinkedIn.

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Graduates employed from this course

95%* Key information: UCAS code: N223 Duration: 3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year Entry requirements: BBB at A level DDM at BTEC 120 UCAS points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications

Business Management BA(Hons)

Do you aspire to become a manager and leader? This course is ideal if you enjoy rising to the challenge and finding creative solutions to problems, thinking on your feet and want to work in a fast-paced environment. It is designed to give you the opportunity to develop the key business management, leadership and decision making skills needed for today’s dynamic business environment. You’ll have the opportunity to develop the skills to motivate and inspire a team of people to work towards a common goal. There are plenty of theories about business management and you’ll get a thorough grounding in the current thinking from our academics. But to succeed you’ll need to understand how that theory works in practice so we include lots of opportunities for real-world application, so you have the opportunity to gain practical skills in a dynamic business environment.

We’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement year, working in a business, either here in the UK or abroad. Previous students have gained experience with businesses such as Hewlett Packard, EPY, Eaton, Cummins, Thornton & Ross, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Santander and many more. To give you the chance to build a better understanding of business management, the course covers key topics. You can choose to build a range of specialist skills including managing human resource and personal development, real world business issues, global management in context, digital and social media marketing and people resourcing. We also work closely with the CMI and you will have the opportunity for membership upon joining the course. You’ll have access to a range of resources as well as achieving an additional professional qualification without further study or assessment. Our HR professionals could also help you create a video CV or portfolio, to help enhance your prospects in the employment market.

* Percentage of graduates from this course who go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2015/16).

Sam Wood graduated from Business Management BA(Hons) 2015, now Assistant Project Manager at Lloyds Banking Group “The University played a vital role in securing my current position with Lloyds Banking Group on their Risk Graduate Scheme. My tutors helped to instill me with confidence and develop crucial skills that continue to benefit me to this day.”

For detailed course and employability information, including full entry requirements, please visit courses.hud.ac.uk

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Graduates employed from these subjects

88– 97%*

Key information: UCAS code: N2N3 Duration: 3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year Entry requirements: BBB at A level DDM at BTEC 120 UCAS points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications

Business Management with Finance BA(Hons)

Money often defines business success. Or in other words, profit, cash flow and investment. If you can understand how money talks, and the possibilities related to finance, you will have the knowledge and skills to help businesses gain a lead over their competitors. This course lets you develop specialist skills to be a manager and also to develop an understanding of the finance behind a business. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your ability to motivate and inspire a team of people to work towards a common goal. We aim to give you a thorough grounding in finance and business, and give you lots of opportunities to see how the theory is used in the real world. For instance, you could take a placement year working in a business, either here in the UK or abroad. Previous students have gained experience with businesses such as Hewlett Packard, EPY, Eaton, Cummins, Thornton & Ross, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Santander and many more. To give you the chance to gain a better understanding of business

and finance, the course covers key business topics. You’ll study financial and management accounting, corporate reporting and business ethics – all of which will give you the chance to understand how businesses can operate in a socially responsible and ethical way. And you can choose from a range of finance modules to build your specialist skills. We also work closely with the CMI and you will have the opportunity for membership upon joining the course. You’ll have access to a range of resources as well as achieving an additional professional qualification without further study or assessment. To help you go on to employment, you will also have the chance to take advice from our HR professionals. They could help you create video CVs and portfolios, and work on your interview technique too.

CMI We also work closely with the CMI and you will have the opportunity for membership upon joining the course

* Percentage of graduates from these subject areas at Huddersfield who go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2014/15 and 2015/16 aggregated).

For detailed course and employability information, including full entry requirements, please visit courses.hud.ac.uk

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Graduates employed from this course

100%* Key information: UCAS code: NN16 Duration: 3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year Entry requirements: BBB at A level DDM at BTEC 120 UCAS points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications

Business and Human Resource Management BA(Hons)

People are the most important resource in any organisation. Businesses are eager to recruit talented individuals, and to keep them too. This course enables you to specialise in human resource (HR) management so you can understand the role it plays in business, and how you can play a part in the industry too. We’ll start by looking at how to manage and motivate people in organisations, explore the varied roles of people management specialists and line managers in areas such as people resourcing, employment relations, equality and diversity. You will also look at how training and developing employees can add value to an organisation, how investing in staff in this way builds increased commitment and enhances skills. You’ll be given the opportunity to understand the professional skills needed in the HR industry and how to recruit and inspire staff. By looking at the larger picture, you can begin to understand how human resources fits in to the wider business arena. We’ll look at today’s dynamic business environment to help you put things into context.

* Percentage of graduates from this course who go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2015/16).

Placements Previous placement providers have included JN Bentley, Majestic Wine and NHS Commissioning Support Unit

On your course you will be encouraged to combine theory with practice. We host talks from visiting businesses, and you will also be able to call on support from professionally qualified academics. We also work closely with the CMI and you will have the opportunity for membership upon joining the course. You’ll have access to a range of resources as well as achieving an additional professional qualification without further study or assessment. We’ll also give you the opportunity to work with our own HR professionals to create video CVs and portfolios, and hone those essential interview skills. Our aim is to help you to become as employable as possible within the HR arena. The course also gives you the chance to take a placement year working in a business in the UK or overseas. You’ll be able to put the HR theory you’ve learnt into practice, which is exactly what employers are looking for. Previous students have benefited from placements with organisations such as Majestic Wine, JN Bentley, NHS Commissioning Support Unit and Walker Morris LLP.

CMI We also work closely with the CMI and you will have the opportunity for membership upon joining the course

For detailed course and employability information, including full entry requirements, please visit courses.hud.ac.uk

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Graduates employed from this course

100%* Key information: UCAS code: N200 Duration: 3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year Entry requirements: BBB at A level DDM at BTEC 120 UCAS points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications

Business Management and Leadership BA(Hons)

Perhaps you like to encourage and motivate others. Or you like to rise to a challenge and think of creative solutions, and like the idea of working in a fast-paced environment. Our Business Management and Leadership course is designed to help you develop the skills you need to lead from the front and inspire people in today’s dynamic commercial world. We want you to be ambitious. If you’re enrolling on this course, you’ll be hoping to be a leader of tomorrow. So we’ll give you the chance to specialise in leadership and develop the skills to motivate and inspire a team of people to work towards a common goal. There are plenty of theories about leadership, you’ll get a thorough grounding in the current thinking from our academics, supplemented by contacts with businesses. But to succeed you’ll need to understand how that theory works in the real world too so we include lots of opportunities for real-world application.

We’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement year working in a business, either here in the UK or abroad. Previous students have gained experience with businesses such as Sia Fibral, Unilever, National Coal Mining Museum, Caravan Guard, Thornton & Ross and Depuy. As you progress in your studies you can tailor your course to suit you, choosing from a range of option modules including leadership, managing change and innovation. We also work closely with the CMI and you will have the opportunity for membership upon joining the course. You’ll have access to a range of resources as well as achieving an additional professional qualification without further study or assessment. You could also work with our own HR professionals to create video CVs and portfolios, and develop your interview techniques. We want to make you as employable as possible to help you find your ideal employment.

Lottie Hopkins, Business Management and Leadership BA(Hons), placement with LuK (UK) Ltd, Sheffield

* Percentage of graduates from this course who go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2015/16).

“Participating in a placement year not only allows you to see what you have been learning in practise, but has made learning theory in the final year so much easier! The amount of experience you gain over the year is truly invaluable. I would recommend for everyone to do a placement so you can see how your chosen career really looks behind the scenes. I can honestly say that I loved mine!”

For detailed course and employability information, including full entry requirements, please visit courses.hud.ac.uk

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Graduates employed from these subjects

88%* Key information: UCAS code: N1N3 Duration: 3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year Entry requirements: BBB at A Level DDM at BTEC 120 UCAS points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications Top up key information: UCAS code: N1NH Duration: 1 year full-time Entry requirements: HND Business or equivalent Foundation degree or 120 ECTS credits

* Percentage of graduates from these subject areas at Huddersfield who go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2014/15 and 2015/16 aggregated). * Whilst this is a top up course and therefore there are no graduate statistics for this specific course, 88% of graduates from courses in these subject areas go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2014/15 and 2015/16 aggregated). ** LinkedIn.

Business with Financial Services

Full-time/Top-up BA(Hons) If you are looking for a career in business or the financial industries this course could give you a solid foundation in all aspects of business thinking and practice. It also offers you the chance to specialise in financial areas to develop your skills. In your final year you’ll be able to specialise in modules such as the monetary and financial framework, investment and portfolio management, and strategic management. The course could prepare you for employment in a wide range of functions, including marketing, finance and operations in large organisations or small businesses. During your studies we’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement with a business, either in the UK or abroad. Our dedicated placement team could help you find a role in a dynamic organisation and gain invaluable real-life experience.

Top-up Option The one-year top-up course gives you the chance to specialise and gain some invaluable practical experience too. This course is designed to help you build a greater understanding of central banking, financial markets and regulatory practice. We’ll look at the theory and policy behind the financial services sector. You will also have the opportunity to explore the stock exchange and try your hand at investing, with our simulation trading tool ‘The Portfolio Game.’ During your studies we’ll focus on the role of strategic management in organisations. And we’ll give you the chance to look at the key strategic management approaches that help managers deliver to their business objectives for both short term and long term scenarios.

Previous graduates have gone on to start their career in companies like Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Caravan Guard, KT Hydraulics, Morrisons, Depuy, Sainsburys, Tekmak Marketing, Zebra Technologies and many others.** Pierre Garrouteigt graduated from Business Studies BA(Hons) 2014, now Junior Product Manager at Microsoft France “Working as a junior product manager for the new Microsoft OS Windows 10 is an amazing and challenging experience. The University of Huddersfield and the great teaching that I received has allowed me to achieve my goals and go onto a great career.”

For detailed course and employability information, including full entry requirements, please visit courses.hud.ac.uk

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Graduates employed from these subjects

95– 97%*

Key information: UCAS code: N202 Duration: 4 years inc. placement year Entry requirements: BBB at A Level DDD at BTEC 120 UCAS points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications Candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre operated in conjunction with our partners in the NOVUS Trust

* Percentage of graduates from these subject areas at Huddersfield who go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2015/16). ** To qualify for the guaranteed job offer you will need to graduate with at least a 2.1 degree and achieve satisfactory references from your placement employer and your personal tutor at the University. The NOVUS guaranteed job offer is provided by The NOVUS Trust, providing permanent, graduate-level opportunities in logistics and supply chain management through its sponsor network. *** Subject to change.

Business with Supply Chain Management BA(Hons)

Business with Supply Chain Management is an innovative professional programme developed in partnership with the NOVUS Trust, an industry-led organisation that focuses on developing talent in the supply chain. It includes a guaranteed job offer of employment through The NOVUS Trust Sponsor Network providing you secure at least a 2:1 degree and pass your placement,** and is tailor made for people who are keen to go into supply chain management. A dynamic, successful business needs a strong and effective supply chain. We’ll look at how leading companies organise and manage their supply chain to ensure success. And as the course comes with a guaranteed job offer of employment through The NOVUS Trust Sponsor Network,** it could be the first step towards a rewarding career. On your course, we’ll give you the chance to master the skills to take your place in this demanding yet rewarding field. We’ll look at how leading companies organise and manage the planning, sourcing, manufacturing and physical logistics of their supply chains.

We’ll also give you the chance to develop your business management, leadership and decision making skills. We want to make you employable so you can take the next step in your career. On the course you’ll have a company mentor, so you’ll be dealing with someone who works in the industry. And you’ll be able to take part in industry-led seminars and site visits. We’ll also give you the chance to take short paid placements, and a placement year with a leading employer. Previous students have taken placements with John Lewis, Sainsburys, Marks and Spencer, asos, Dixons Carphone, Travis Perkins, Nestle, Muller and many others. The NOVUS Trust will also help you take things further and work towards other professional qualifications. It will also guarantee an offer of employment** with one of its sponsor companies, such as asos, Hermes, Müller and Morrisons when you graduate.***

A guaranteed job offer through The NOVUS Trust Sponsor Network.**

Jagoda Balwa, Business with Supply Chain Management BA(Hons), placement with Hoyer Petrolog, Huddersfield “My job is based on projects, focused mainly on improving procedures and systems, which is very exciting. I’m working as part of the planning team. As my confidence grows I’m learning more and the company has some big plans for me.”

For detailed course and employability information, including full entry requirements, please visit courses.hud.ac.uk

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Graduates employed from this subject

97%* Key information: UCAS code: N610 Duration: BA(Hons) 3 years full-time/ 4years inc. placement year MHRM 4 years full-time/ 5 years inc. placement year Entry requirements: ABB at A level DDM at BTEC 128 UCAS points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications

Human Resource Management, Masters Human Resource Management (MHRM) incorporating Human Resource Management BA(Hons)

This is an integrated four year Master’s degree. The course is designed to combine both undergraduate and postgraduate study into a single degree to equip you with the necessary skills, abilities and knowledge to meet the changing environment in HR. People are the most important asset a business can have. Consequently businesses are keen to attract and retain the best talent they can find. We look at human resources management to give you the chance to understand the role it plays in business. As the course is an integrated Master’s you’ll be able to progress seamlessly from your undergraduate degree to Master’s level in just four years. The course is designed to help develop you as a potential Human Resource Management (HRM) professional. We’ll give you the chance to develop a range of HR skills and competence, and to build up your business acumen too. You’ll be given the opportunity to integrate academic knowledge with practice in the real world. You’ll be able to hear talks from visiting businesses, and you’ll be supported by leading academics while you study.

We will also work closely throughout the course with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for HR and people development. [The University is an APPROVED CIPD centre.] In the final year of study you will become a CIPD student member and on successful completion of the course be awarded Assoc CIPD. This means you will have the professional HR qualification as well as a postgraduate degree. To meet the CIPD’s professional standards, you’ll be expected to gain a certain level of work experience while you’re here. You could choose a placement between year 2 and year 3, spending 12 months in the industry, or you could opt for four weeks’ work experience before you finish your third year. Either way, you’ll gain an invaluable opportunity to apply the knowledge you’ve learnt on the course in the real world.

Dual Award You could gain Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Associate CIPD recognition and your Master’s degree

* Percentage of graduates from this subject area at Huddersfield who go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2015/16)

For detailed course and employability information, including full entry requirements, please visit courses.hud.ac.uk

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Graduates employed from this course

80%* Key information: UCAS code: N124 Duration: 3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year Entry requirements: BBB at A level DDM at BTEC 120 UCAS points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications Top up Key information: UCAS code: N120 Duration: 1 year full-time Entry requirements: HND Business or equivalent Foundation degree or 120 ECTS credits

* Percentage of graduates from this course who go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2014/15 and 2015/16 aggregated). * Whilst this is a top up course and therefore there are no graduate statistics for this specific course, 80% of graduates from courses in this subject area go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2014/15 and 2015/16 aggregated).

International Business

Full-time/Top-up BA(Hons) Business is becoming truly global. The internet and instant communications mean that even small businesses can now reach an international market. To succeed in this interconnected world, you need to understand the global factors driving business today. This course explores international business and the cultural differences and diversities that it has to offer. We aim to provide you with a detailed understanding of how businesses develop successful strategies through relevant analytical and evaluation techniques. You’ll receive a solid introduction to international business, entrepreneurship, strategic management and environmental management to help give you a firm understanding that can be applied in any sector or industry. You’ll also look at everything from marketing and finance through to operations and information systems. We’ll also study how companies operate, looking at both small businesses and large companies. Factors like transformational technology and globalisation mean businesses have to constantly change and adapt. They are looking for people with the right mix of talents who can solve problems and have ideas. Often these ideas can lead on

to the development of new products and services that can contribute to the future prosperity of a company. Previous students have gone on to placements in companies such as Banks Sadler, Placement Year International, Dept of Health & Social Care, JN Bentley, PPG, Top Cashback, Hewlett Packard and many others. Top-up Option This top-up degree course is designed to help you build a greater understanding of how the commercial world operates and help give you an in-depth exploration of issues affecting business with focus on the international market. During your studies we’ll focus on international business, strategic management, business responsibility and sustainability to help give you a understanding that can be applied in any sector or industry. You’ll be able to choose from a wide range of optional modules, such as direct and digital marketing, cross cultural studies – which considers the influence that national culture has on behaviour and the implications of this for organisational design and management – through to environmental policy and advanced operations management.

Aslam Seedat, International Business BA(Hons), placement with Hewlett Packard, Stuttgart, Germany “The practical experience gained whilst on placement was invaluable and I feel that the internship helped develop and progress my interpersonal skills, making me a more attractive individual for future employers. A truly unique experience.”

For detailed course and employability information, including full entry requirements, please visit courses.hud.ac.uk

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Graduates employed from courses in this subject

97%* Key information: UCAS code: N222 Duration: 1 year full-time Entry requirements: HND or equivalent (eg two year advanced diploma level) Foundation degree or 120 ECTS credits

Business Administration and Management (Top-up) BA(Hons) If you’ve already studied management and would like to gain a deeper understanding to degree level, this could be the course for you. We’ll focus on the functional areas of business, exploring management and leadership in both a theoretical and applied context. You’ll have the chance to develop your administrative skills alongside your understanding of organisational change. As you progress, we’ll encourage you to develop an area of special interest and expertise by choosing particular modules.

The course has been developed in close association with employers and professional bodies. We also work closely with the CMI and you will have the opportunity for membership upon joining the course. You’ll have access to a range of resources as well as achieving an additional professional qualification without further study or assessment.

CMI We also work closely with the CMI and you will have the opportunity for membership upon joining the course

* Whilst this is a top-up course and therefore there are no graduate statistics for this specific course, 97% of graduates from courses in this subject area go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2015/16).

For detailed course and employability information, including full entry requirements, please visit courses.hud.ac.uk

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Graduates employed from courses in this subject

97%* Key information: UCAS code: N602 Duration: 1 year full-time Entry requirements: HND or equivalent (eg two year advanced diploma level or comparable qualifications) Foundation degree or 120 ECTS credits

Human Resource Management (Top-up) BA(Hons) This top-up course lets you build on your existing knowledge and skills to understand the role human resource management plays in a business, and how you can play a part in the industry too. If you’ve already studied a business subject to diploma level and you want to understand the world of HR, then this course could be ideal for you. We’ll start by looking at how to manage and develop people in organisations. You’ll also learn about people resourcing which covers management issues from pre-employment, recruitment and selection, initial and continuing employment to redundancy, retirement and exit interviews. This course will focus on the strategic elements of people resourcing and

the contribution that these activities can make to organisational success and achieving a high performing workforce in a rapidly changing environment. You’ll be given the opportunity to understand the professional skills needed in the HR industry including how to recruit and inspire staff. You’ll have the chance to develop your potential as a Human Resource Management (HRM) professional while looking at wider industry issues too in order to help you develop your business acumen. You’ll have the chance to build up a knowledge of how HRM can help to create a high performance workplace, all by attracting, retaining, developing, managing and rewarding staff.

We are a Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) Approved Centre

* Whilst this is a top-up course and therefore there are no graduate statistics for this specific course, 97% of graduates from courses in this subject area go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2015/16).

For detailed course and employability information, including full entry requirements, please visit courses.hud.ac.uk

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Graduates employed from courses in this subject

85%* Key information: UCAS code: N132 Duration: 1 year full-time Entry requirements: HND Business or equivalent Foundation degree or 120 ECTS credits

International Trade and Investment (Top-up) BA(Hons) Business is becoming truly global. This one-year top-up course is designed to help you understand how companies engage in international trade. It could help build your knowledge of the dynamic global business environment, and how change can lead to opportunities and threats for businesses. On the course we’ll look at the importance of banking and finance in sustainable business operations. You’ll have an opportunity to study investment analysis and portfolio management, the fundamental issue of competitiveness and a strategic perspective on globalisation. You’ll also explore the benefits of location and the internationalisation of business through the impact of multinationals and global supply chains.

You’ll also be given the chance to study strategic management and this should help make you aware of the key approaches that assist managers in delivering both short and long term aims, goals and objectives for the organisation. International Trade and Investment could give you the knowledge and the understanding to take the next step in your international business career.

* Whilst this is a top-up course and therefore there are no graduate statistics for this specific course, 85% of graduates from courses in this subject area go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers Survey 2015/16).

For detailed course and employability information, including full entry requirements, please visit courses.hud.ac.uk

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Student Journey Our Placement Unit will give you the support you need to help you find a placement in industry. It will help you put theory into practice, making assignments real and relevant. 1. Kevin Nkangi at Coca Cola

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Placements We encourage all our students* to undertake a placement year in industry with support from our dedicated Placement Unit.

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My student journey so far

Abbie Hollister Business Management BA(Hons)

“I grew up in a small village called Littleborough in Lancashire. I’m very close to my family, so when it came to choosing a university I wanted to stay near to home. “Throughout school I studied art, design and textiles, but I chose Business Management because I wanted to gain a degree in something versatile that would be useful in whichever career I choose. I think having a creative background helps, particularly with all the presentations and exhibitions that we’ve had to do.

I didn’t realise how confident I was until I came to university!

“I didn’t realise how confident I was until I came to university! I’ve had many live projects working with companies where I’ve had to lead my team and I loved it. It’s a lot of work, but the projects and essays are very exciting which makes it feel worthwhile and keeps me interested. “Besides successfully completing my projects, one of my biggest achievements has been winning the ‘Best Student of the Year’ award on my course in both year one and two. “After I graduate, I’d like to gain some work experience in a creative area of business, like marketing or branding, and then come back for a Master’s degree. I’m really excited for the future!”

To hear Abbie talk about her student journey visit hud.ac/profiles

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Meet our staff

Teaching my subject allows me to really draw on a range of real-life examples

Dr Shelley Harrington Lecturer, Business and Management “When I was younger, I was convinced that I wanted to be a vet. However, during some work experience at a vets during my teenage years, I watched an operation on a rabbit and promptly fainted - so that was the end of that career choice!

I particularly enjoy looking at how CEOs and their behaviour patterns can make informed decisions.

“As a youngster I was also always interested in psychology, and as an adult I have gravitated towards psychology in business. I particularly enjoy looking at how CEOs and their behaviour patterns can make informed decisions. “I am originally from Marlborough, Wiltshire and I came to work at the University in 2015 after completing my PhD. My greatest achievement was getting my PhD, as it has enabled me to have a career that I love! “What I enjoy most about teaching is engaging with students and getting them passionate about the subject. Teaching my subject allows me to really draw on a range of real-life examples and case studies which can create great debate! My favourite event are the graduation ceremonies, as they are always a really special occasion.”

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We hope you’ve found all the information you need to inspire you to become a student here at Huddersfield. Now all you need to do is apply.

Apply to us UCAS If you want to apply for a first (undergraduate) degree, you need to submit your application via UCAS. Go to www.ucas.com If your present school or college is registered with UCAS (chances are they will be) just ask your teacher or careers adviser for help. Once you’ve applied we’ll guide you through the steps towards becoming a student from your application, to your offer and enrolment, so you’ll always know what to do next.

Course codes The UCAS website gives you codes for all courses but you’ll also find these with the course details in this brochure. Make sure you enter the right code on your application form. The institution code for Huddersfield is HUDDS H60.

When to apply through UCAS If you want to start your course in September 2019, you can apply to UCAS any time from 1 September 2018 onwards. Please make sure UCAS receives your application by 15 January 2019.

Contact us Got a question? Get in touch with us. Tel. +44 (0)1484 472956 Email. sbuscourseadmin@hud.ac.uk @thebusinessschool @UoHBusinessSch HudBus

Important Information This brochure is provided for information only and will not form part of your student contract. For full, up to date details on our courses, including when and how that information may change, visit our website at www.courses.hud.ac.uk

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Business and Management 2019/20 Undergraduate Guide  

Everything you need to know about undergraduate Business and Management at the University of Huddersfield (2019/20 Edition)

Business and Management 2019/20 Undergraduate Guide  

Everything you need to know about undergraduate Business and Management at the University of Huddersfield (2019/20 Edition)