BA (Hons) Leadership and Management (Top up) Level 6
This degree is a third year top-up, designed as a progression route for students who have successfully completed the FdA Business and Management, and other suitable foundation degree programmes.
The programme will develop management and leadership skills, based strongly around decision-making, management development and strategic leadership, whilst addressing many major concepts including the values, principles and rules within the subject. This is in response to the needs of many local employers, with many organisations commenting that they expect to require more people with these vital skills over the next 3 to 5 years.
The course will develop you problem-solving, critical analysis and interpersonal skills, which are essential to succeed within management in any industry, providing you with a range of exciting job opportunities upon completion.
- To enrol on this course you will require 240 credits from a foundation degree or Higher National Diploma in a relevant subject.
Each module is worth a specified number of credits: you take a combination of compulsory (and if available optional modules) enabling you to cover key subject knowledge while developing your own interests. For full time students a total of 120 credits will be studied in each academic year selected from the list below. In the majority of cases this will consist of six modules or five in the case of a 40 credit module. For part time students it will depend on the intensity of your studies.
Year 1 Modules
Leadership and Management Concepts (core) – 20 credits
Operational Decision Making (core) – 20 credits
Corporate Strategy in Action (core) – 20 credits
Professional Practice (option) – 20 credits
Marketing Planning & Stakeholder Management (option) – 20 credits
Contemporary Human Resource Management (option) – 20 credits
Delivering Change (option) – 20 credits
People, Planet and Profit: Ethical Leadership (option) – 20 credits
Current Issues in Leadership and Management (option) – 20 credits
Digital Innovation (Sector specific option) – 20 credits
Extended Professional Practice – 40 credits
Year 2 Modules
Only required for the part time route
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