BA (Hons) in Business Management

BA (Hons) Business Management,
Awarded by Abertay University, Scotland
International Diploma in Business,
Awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK

The BA (Hons) Business Management program, offered by Westford Uni Online in partnership with Abertay University, Schotland, prepares students for success in today's dynamic business environment. It focuses on contemporary practices and global market demands.

The program is focused towards helping students develop essential academic and professional skills, including communication, critical thinking, and teamwork. It also explores specialized areas of business management, including Project Management, Data Analysis for Business, Diversity Management, Accounting & Finance, International Trade & Markets, and Research & Analysis for Business.

The BA (Hons) Business Management enhances knowledge in Managing Change, Advanced Professional Practice, and International Business and Management. Throughout the program, students engage in practical applications, case studies, and group projects, developing critical thinking, analytical skills, and effective communication abilities.

Graduates are well-prepared for careers in management, consulting, marketing, operations, and entrepreneurship. The program equips them with a comprehensive understanding of business functions, adaptability to change, and strong problem-solving capabilities. The BA in Business Management program opens doors to diverse industries, empowering graduates to make valuable contributions to the ever-evolving business landscape.

Part 1: International Diploma in Business, Awarded by SQA

The International Diploma in Business, awarded by the Scottish Qualification Authority, comprises the First and Second year of the program, accumulating a total of 270 SQFA Credits.

First Year

 Module
Academic & Professional Skills
Managing People & Organisations
Marketing Principles
Operations & Technology Management
Economics for Business
Globalisation Impact on Business

Second Year

 Module
Project Management
Data Analysis for Business
Diversity Management
Accounting & Finance
International Trade & Markets
Research & Analysis for Business

Part 2 - BA (Hons) Business Management Top-up

The final year of the program is consisting of 6 modules including a research module. At this stage learners must undertake a research project in the form of a dissertation that carries the most amount of weightage.

 Module
Managing Change
Advanced Professional Practice
International Business and Management
Practice-based Innovation
Contemporary Issues in Business
Strategic Management

 

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    Awarded By

    Abertay University, Scotland

    Credits

    360 Credits

    Duration

    3 Years

    Certification

    Dual Certification

    Mode

    Onsite/Online

    Convocation Ceremony

    Attend the convocation ceremony at Abertay University in the UK

    Career Prospects

    Completing a BA (Hons) in Business Management opens up various career progression opportunities. Graduates can pursue roles in diverse industries and sectors such as finance, marketing, human resources, operations, consulting, and entrepreneurship. Some potential career paths include:
    Analyzing market trends, conducting research, and providing insights to support business decision-making.

    Business Analyst

    Developing and implementing marketing strategies, managing campaigns, and overseeing brand promotion activities.

    Marketing Professional

    Managing employee relations, recruitment, training and development, and ensuring compliance with labour laws.

    Human Resources

    Overseeing day-to-day operations, optimizing processes, and ensuring efficient resource allocation.

    Operations Executive

    Starting and managing one's own business venture, leveraging the skills and knowledge gained during the program.

    Entrepreneur/Business Owner

    Educational Partner

    About Abertay

    Abertay University, formerly the University of Abertay Dundee, is a public university in the city of Dundee, Scotland. Abertay is a modern, friendly university in the heart of Dundee, Scotland, with a strong focus on teaching and preparing its graduates for the world of work, combined with excellence in research and knowledge exchange. With roots going back to 1888, Abertay has always responded to the needs of industry, supplying a pipeline of graduate talent to work, lead and innovate across a wide range of sectors. Abertay University prides in offering an inclusive, friendly, and welcoming environment for our students and staff alongside first-rate teaching and excellent student experience. An ambitious, forward-thinking institution, it offers degree programmes to prepare students for careers in the modern world. Graduates have gone on to work for organisations including Apple, Google, BBC, Rockstar, Microsoft, Barclays Bank, and Coca Cola, as well as the NHS and government departments.

    Achievements of Abertay University:

    • Ranked Top 10 in UK for Student Experience by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
    • UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality” by The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
    • QAA’s highest rating for academic standards and teaching quality, 2021

    About SQA

    The Scottish Qualifications Authority – SQA, sponsored by the Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate, has two primary roles: accreditation and qualifications. It accredits credentials other than degrees and approves and guarantees quality to notify bodies that intend to admit individuals for such qualifications. The awarding body, on the other hand, refers to the development and implementation, validation, evaluation, qualifications, and to ensuring that they are up to date and that certificates are issued to candidates. Under these functions, the SQA provides a variety of services for companies and training providers, from training courses and central approvals to personalized awards, credit scores, and licensing services.


    WHY SQA:

    • SQA Qualifications are recognised worldwide.
    • Qualifications provide clear educational and employment progression pathways and are supported by the industry.
    • Provides vocational skills specific to particular occupations or sectors.
    • Each SQA qualification is benchmarked against qualifications on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).
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    Why you should do this Program

    Career Progression:

    A BA (Hons) Business Management degree is worth pursuing as it provides a well-rounded understanding of various business areas, equips individuals with practical skills, and enhances their employability in a competitive job market. This program offers valuable knowledge and prepares students for diverse career paths, enabling them to contribute effectively to organizational success. It also paves the way for opportunities of personal and professional growth, making it a rewarding choice for aspiring business professionals.

    Affordability:

    There are four pillars of strength that Westford is founded upon-
    ✓ Delivery of quality education
    ✓ Accessibility
    ✓ Credibility and
    ✓ Affordability.
    Westford Uni Online offers flexible payment methods. These benefits are in addition to the various scholarships that can be availed at Westford Uni Online. Work-Life-Study Balance

    Dual Certification:

    Gain a competitive edge through Westford Uni Online’s dual certification program, receiving a prestigious International Diploma in Business by Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK and a respected bachelor's degree from Abertay University. Each of these educational institutions from the UK, are highly accredited around the world. Expand your knowledge in business and digital marketing, unlocking versatile career opportunities. Enrol now and set yourself apart with internationally recognized qualifications from industry leaders.

    Flexibility:

    Immerse yourself in a blended learning experience with our program, offering access to recorded sessions for comprehensive understanding and flexible review. Benefit from personalized online sessions with faculty members, ensuring individual support. At Westford Uni Online the emphasis is placed on self-learning and maintaining a healthy work-life-study balance. Maximize your understanding of concepts and enjoy a supportive learning environment tailored to your needs.

    Syllabus

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