|UCAS code||Typical offer||Length|
|N203||AAB (See full entry requirements)||4 years full-time|
The BA (Hons) in Business and Management (with a year in industry) will introduce you to the cutting edge of theory and research in management thinking and practice whilst developing your critical thinking and analytical skills.
The industry placement puts the theory into practice as well as giving you valuable experience working in your chosen industry.
The BA (Hons) in Business and Management develops an understanding of the theory and practice of management. During your second and Final year you will develop the areas of: organisational analysis, strategic management, marketing, human resources and international business.
The programme provides:
Your placement in industry will be during your third year. The experience of a year in industry makes you highly employable and allows you to apply your academic learning to a real-world organisation. Many students also secure graduate jobs with their placement employers.
Our award-winning Placement Office will assist you in finding a placement and getting the most benefit from it.
Students on the BA (Hons) in Business and Management (with a year in industry) programme are not eligible for term time study abroad opportunities, though international summer schools are open to students on this programme.
All our courses share a common first year. The second, third and fourth years develop the knowledge acquired in the first year further, so that you develop expertise across management and accounting and finance areas. As a result, our degree programmes produce graduates who are able to show depth and breadth in their knowledge.
The common first year that applies to all our degrees includes these modules:
|autumn modules||spring modules|
|Management and the Business Environment:Theory and Practice||Qualitative Methods in Accounting and Management|
|Quantitative Methods (part 1)||Behaviour in Organisations|
|Financial Accounting||Management Accounting|
|Understanding the Context of Business||Quantitative Methods (part 2)|
|autumn modules||spring modules|
|Marketing Principles and Practice||Business Planning|
|Behaviour in Organisations II||Strategy, Management and Society|
|Knowledge Information Systems|
|Management of Human Resources|
You take a placement in industry, full-time and lasting 12 months.
Select six from the following 20 credit Optional modules (two autumn and four spring) or one autumn, three spring and the Dissertation (worth 40 credits)
|Autumn modules||Spring modules|
|Critical Management Studies||Human Resources Development|
|International Competitiveness, Strategy and Innovation||International and Comparative Employment Relations|
|International Business Environment||Management of Technology|
|Supply Chain Management||Managing and Leading Change|
|Dissertation||Corporate Governance and Social Accountability|
|Employment Relations||Strategic Management of Risk|
|Business Consultancy Project|
|Decision and Information Analysis|
|Managing for Diversity|
The modules above represent examples of what you can expect to cover in years 1, 2 and 3. We regularly review the content of our degrees to ensure they remain relevant. This page will be updated with any modification to the curriculum.
In addition to the above you will also need to complete our online Academic Integrity module. This covers some of the essential skills and knowledge which will help you to study independently and produce work of a high academic standard which is vital for success at York.
This module will:
The diversified modules and areas covered certainly were factors in obtaining a job as a Business Analyst and then getting an opportunity to work on a project as a Senior Project Officer within the same organisation.
York Management School graduate
Delivered using practical problems and case studies from our industrial partners, our modules also include cutting edge theory and research into management practice.This provides you with both the academic rigour and the industrial relevance that is needed to gain important insights into both the theoretical and practical aspects of business.
Modules are taught by a mixture of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. Optional help sessions and online self-study software programmes via our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) are also available.
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A balance of assessment methods are used across all degree programmes, although assignments are used more extensively on the BA Business and Management (with a year in industry) programme.
In your final year you will have some scope to choose forms of assessment that you prefer through selection of optional modules.
My degree in Management has provided me with an extremely strong skill set to enter the world of work and compete with the top graduates at the top institutions.
We offer more than high quality teaching and research; we prepare you for the world of work through a comprehensive careers support system which enables you to achieve your ambitions.
Annually our students join leading organisations for their placements including Morgan Stanley, Ernst and Young, Intel, Xerox as well as joining the Public sector, Fortune 500 firms and small and medium enterprises.
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All of our undergraduate modules incorporate the development of the skills required to meet the demands of modern business. For example our entrepreneurial Business Planning module sees students work as part of a team to develop a business concept building towards presentation of the idea and business plan to a panel of business experts.
To support you during your time at The York Management School, we have dedicated expert staff to assist you in achieving your career ambitions.
Our Teaching Fellow in Employment and Skills will work with you during the Employability sessions to help you identify your skills and actively improve them. They will assist in creation of your employability portfolio and in presenting yourself at your best in the next step in your career.
Graduates from the York Management School don’t all pursue graduate job opportunities straight away; many choose to stay at York on one of our Postgraduate courses, or go on to study at other leading universities, including SOAS and London School of Economics.
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The School accepts around 200 students per year across all our undergraduate programmes. All applications must be made through Universities and Admissions Service (UCAS).
Please note that we accept applications for first year admission only and decisions are usually made on the strength of your UCAS application. We would normally look for an application to evidence:
We are committed to an Equal Opportunities policy and each applicant is assessed according to their individual merits.
We also strongly recommend you to attend one of the University Open Days to learn more about the University, the Management School and the programmes we offer from staff and current students.
Our Undergraduate Admissions Tutor is happy to answer any questions you may have about the programme or the application process. Please email: email@example.com.
If you receive an offer of a place, you'll normally be invited to attend a University Visit Day prior to starting your academic career with us.
We don't ask for specific combinations of A levels and will also accept General Studies.
Mathematics Grade B for BSc routes.
Mathematics Grade C for BA routes.
Please note: we do not accept adult numeracy in lieu of GCSE Maths.
35 points and above
Advanced Highers AB + Highers AAAAB
BTEC National Diploma or QCF BTEC Extended Diploma with DDD.
Pre-U: D3, D3, M2.
Access to HE: Obtain Access to HE Diploma with 30 credits achieved from units awarded Distinction and 9 awarded Merit or higher.
Other qualifications are accepted by the University, please contact Undergraduate Admissions
As with all applications you apply through the UCAS system. Your application must include a personal statement and contain the following information:
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I absolutely loved my placement year. Not only did I meet a lot of great people and have some incredible experiences, but the skills and knowledge that I have gained from the year have been invaluable.”
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