Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Business Administration
About the University of Hertfordshire
The University of Hertfordshire is an ambitious and entrepreneurial University. It offers excellence in teaching, learning and research and puts students at the heart of its activities. It’s a model of a 21st century University, international, business-facing, business-like in approach making it distinctive in an ever changing higher education environment.
The University has been ranked in the top 2.1% of degree-granting institutions of higher education by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). The CWUR World University Rankings is the largest academic ranking of global universities.
This programme is designed for students who wish to study Business Administration in an online, flexible mode with UH online support as well as local face to face support and expertise through SITAL College. This combination of online and traditional face to face teaching offers students an opportunity to develop and enhance their e-skills at the same time they complete their academic qualification.
UH aims to promote the employability of its graduates in order that they can thrive in an increasingly competitive environment. It achieves this through a blend of academic study, intercultural awareness and employability /enterprise skills development.
Graduates of this business programme are equipped for the demands of a career in general management.
Distinctive features of this programme include
· No formal examinations
· All materials delivered through online ’Supported Distance Learning’
· Students will normally study 8 modules per year
· Students receive UH online support throughout but also have access to a local tutor at SITAL College to provide face to face support
· Students are normally supported through e-books and e-materials, as appropriate
How do I qualify?
You can progress to this degree if you have work experience, CAPE, CSEC or a Diploma or Associate Degree. Students can start at year 1 or year 3 depending on their prior qualifications and experience.
Students must have 2 CAPE double units plus 5 CSEC passes including English A and Mathematics at grades III and above.
Year 3 – Final Year Direct Entry Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the listed criteria:
· The ABE Level 5 (RQF) or The ABE Level 6 (QCF) or Extended Diploma in Business and Management OR
· Higher National Diploma with a Merit Profile OR
· Associate Degree from a Higher Educational Institution approved by a relevant national body and offering progression to the final year of a Bachelor’s degree programme.
If you're coming in with work experience, CSEC or an incomplete Degree, we will advise on the most economical route so that you can achieve your degree and save time and money.
There are 8 modules per year done over 3 semesters - January, May and September. We accept students every semester, and you can choose how many modules you wish to study in any given semester. This allows you to move at a pace you can afford.
You will be achieving a world-ranked UK honours degree without the high overseas cost, and we can arrange for you to pay per semester or per month. Additionally we will customise a payment plan to suit your financial situation. For a limited period every semester, we offer discounted fees, so we encourage you to contact us at your earliest convenience.
We endorse this degree because if you are looking for global opportunities, the investment is worthwhile.
Documents required for Application Submission to University
We will guide you through step by step, and you will need to submit the following
· Completed application Form (sent upon request)
· Academic transcripts
· Evidence of English Language Qualifications
· Personal statement
Why Choose to Pursue this Degree at SITAL College
Standards at SITAL College are high, as this allows us to maintain good pass rates and an excellent student experience. Our tutors must undergo training with a Professional Development Specialist, and students are supported by an exceptional academic team. Whether you are working and wish to study part time, or you intend to dedicate fully to your studies, we will be with you every step of the way.
It is our promise to make education affordable, accessible and convenient, while we uphold the integrity and quality of your academic experience. You have an ideal opportunity to earn a UK degree without the high overseas cost, at a private institution that ensures that we are meeting our students’ education needs.
You can reach us through the form on the Contact Us tab or start a conversation with us on Chat, and we will provide details of the modules, course structure, fees and payment plans.
Principles of Operations Management
Exploring Business Ethics
Project Planning and Control
Cross Cultural Management
Analysing Financial Information
The module will focus on the many conflicting perspectives within the subject of Business Strategy and consider the problems involved in researching and developing strategies and plans and implementing them within the limitations of the organisation. It considers a range of analytical techniques and concepts both applying them and critically evaluating their usefulness through the use of case study work.
Business and Commercial Awareness
The module will consolidate functional business knowledge and provide students with an opportunity to integrate theories and gain experience in a simulated business environment. Students will be encouraged to reflect upon that experience in preparation for their future business careers.
Global Marketing, Ethics and Culture
This module develops students’ sound theoretical and practical understanding of global marketing, intercultural environment, ethics and values. The application of these theories will then be actualised by students in creating opportunities and solving problems in given global marketing situations.
International Human Resource Management
The module provides contemporary, applied and critical insights into the management of people across borders and in multinational corporations (MNCs). The HR implications of managing international assignments are investigated, and in-depth exposition provided of HR contexts and features in major global regions.
Leadership and Organisations
This module explores leadership and management within the context of the business organisation, complementing the knowledge and understanding of strategic issues developed through studies. It examines the development of leadership and management theory as well as discussing contemporary applications of theoretical approaches. Leadership styles and models are analysed, including their impact on follower performance.
Issues in the Global Economy
The aims of the module are to develop an understanding of the key economic issues emerged in the process of globalisation and explore competing approaches which seek to explain changes in the global economy
The aim of this module is to enable students to critically appraise digital economy solutions within the panoply of business strategies. Further, it will introduce students on the appropriate digital economy solutions within a company’s strategic objectives; effective digital economy solutions, in a company context, in order to enable the selection of an appropriate digital economy solution; and the contribution digital economy makes through the whole business cycle.
Contemporary Issues in Business and Management
The aims of this module are to enable students to gain a critical insight into a range of contemporary business issues whilst providing a forum for discussion, reflection & examination. In addition, the module will provide an opportunity for students to complete a substantial piece of individual research on contemporary issues in the business industry.