Undergraduate

n200 - Business Management BA

Business Management BA Honours

UCAS Code: N200 (3 or 4 Years)

This course is not in Clearing 2016

However a similar course is available for 2016 entry at our London campus.

Course Overview

Through this professionally accredited degree you develop a strong understanding of the strategic and operational context of businesses.

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At a Glance

UCAS Code
N200

UCAS Institution Name and Code
NEWC, N21

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Degree Awarded
BA Honours

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Course Duration
3 or 4 Years

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Entry Requirements
A Level: AAB
IB: 35 points

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Opportunities
Work Placement
Study Abroad
Professional Accreditation

You study management topics such as:

  • organisational behaviour
  • human resource management
  • business strategy

Your knowledge is contextualised, and your employability enhanced, through our strong emphasis on practical real-world business experience. This is via the use of case-study-led teaching and work experience opportunities with globally recognised companies, like IBM, Disney and Siemens.

This builds your business awareness and helps you develop personal and professional skills required to become highly employable in a range of business environments.

Highlights of this degree

Student profile

Newcastle University Business School, together with the Career Services, offers a lot of support for business students in terms of personal growth and career development.

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Course Details

Our degrees are divided into stages. Each stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each stage.

Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.

Stage 1

Compulsory modules

Stage 2

Compulsory modules

Optional modules

You choose 40 credits from the following list:

With the approval of the Degree Programme Director, you may select ONE of the modules below INSTEAD of one of the modules above:

Work placement/study abroad (optional)

You can spend the year between Stages 2 and 3 studying at one of our partner universities in Europe or on a 12-month work placement in a UK or European business.

You complete the following modules:

The Business School has a dedicated Placement Officer who can help you find a suitable work placement.

We have recently placed students in companies including Heinz, IBM, Nestlé, Nissan, L’Oréal, Reuters and Xerox.

Stage 3

Compulsory modules

You will take 80 credits from the following compulsory modules:

Optional modules

You will take 40 credits of modules from the following list:

With the approval of the Degree Programme Director, you may select 20 credits of the modules below INSTEAD of 20 credits of the modules above:

Entry Requirements

All candidates are considered on an individual basis. If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered. 

The entrance requirements below apply to 2017 entry.

Careers

Business Management careers

At Newcastle University Business School, we provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students to enable you to develop personal, employability and enterprise skills and to give you a real edge in the employment market after you graduate.

The success of our graduates is reflected in the globally recognised list of companies within which a number have found employment, including:

  • Ipsos Mori
  • L’Oréal
  • Accenture
  • Media Comm
  • Microsoft
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Von Essen Hotels
  • Shell
  • Nestlé
  • HSBC International

Business School graduates go into a wide variety of careers, including financial services, accountancy, management consultancy, business development, marketing, retail management, and human resource management.

Find out more about the career options for Business Management and Marketing from Prospects: The UK's Official Careers Website.

The Business School runs a Career Development Week for all Business School students to give you an insight into possible career options. We also have a dedicated Placement Officer who can help you find a work placement in your area of interest.

For more information about the careers support available for Business School students, visit the Business School website.

What our graduates go on to do: employment and further study choices

See what our recent graduates went on to do and view graduate destinations statistics. These statistics are based on what graduates were doing on a specific date, approximately six months after graduation. The most recent data available is for graduates who completed their course in 2014/15.

The destination data is available in varying levels, beginning with the University and moving through Faculty and School down to individual course reports. This final level may give you some useful ideas about possible options after your course or a course you are considering.

Careers and employability at Newcastle

Newcastle University consistently has one of the best records for graduate employment in the UK.

94% of our 2014/15 UK/EU graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduating.

Of our graduates who entered employment 85% were in a professional or managerial position.

We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through an initiative called ncl+. This enables you to develop personal, employability and enterprise skills and to give you the edge in the employment market after you graduate.

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers.

Fees & Funding

 

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Before you apply you will need to check the entry requirements for your chosen degree. We accept a wide range of qualifications offered for entry to our degrees. We welcome applications from international students.

Applying to Newcastle University through UCAS

To apply for undergraduate study at Newcastle you must use the online application system managed by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

UCAS codes for Newcastle University

  • institution name - NEWC
  • institution code - N21

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Find out more about our admissions process and who to contact if you need help with your application.