Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Business Management (B.A. Hons)
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
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About The Program
About The University
Academic IELTS score of 6.0 with no element below 5.5
Minimimum Academic Requirement
English Proficiency Requirement
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*£1,000 scholarship is given on the 1st year.
and £1,000 for each subsequent year of the degree. Up to £4,000 over 4 years.
In almost any industry, running a business with a triple bottom line; a focus on people, the planet and profit, has inherent financial benefits (Forbes, 2017). There is a growing demand for businesses to demonstrate corporate social responsibility. Business management strategies that impact profit and society are achieving successful and sustainable results.
The world needs business graduates who have leadership skills and understand that they have the power to bring about positive change. Join Glasgow Caledonian University and become part of a global network of individuals committed to responsible management and ethical leadership. You will study as part of a diverse student cohort who bring with them a wide range of experiences. As you learn together, you begin to expand your understanding of how teams can perform at their best.
Your business management degree carries the prestigious international EPAS accreditation. You will join a select number of graduates whose programmes have this quality benchmark. Our business school graduates are highly regarded. Working around the world, they form a community of proficient, entrepreneurial, confident, responsible and capable leaders, owners and management consultants.
You will master key business functions such as strategy, leadership, managing people and operations, entrepreneurship, innovation and technology management. The teaching you receive is informed by the latest research methods. You can include a language in your degree and select the modules and placements that match your individual aspirations. The communication, teamwork, problem-solving and leadership skills are what set our graduates apart from others in their chosen field.
Business management at Glasgow Caledonian University is flexible. You will learn on a theoretical and practical level, in the way that suits you best. You will become proficient in financial management, marketing, operations and resource management, from both UK and international perspectives.
During your degree, you will strengthen your portfolio of intellectual and personal skills. The learning and teaching methods we use, ensure that our programme is both vocationally relevant and academically challenging. Our approach is student-centred, practical, participative and relevant to the needs of employers. We have moved away from traditional teacher-centred learning. Our approach is geared toward independent learning and critical thinking.
Each module on the programme uses its own learning, teaching and assessment strategy to achieve learning objectives. Assessment methods vary between modules and may include unseen examinations, class tests, essays, management reports, case studies, presentations, and group work. A variety of learning technologies are utilised to support the assessment and feedback process.
Learning is much more than attending lectures, seminar and workshops. You have the support of a wide range of resources during your degree. These include podcasts, webinars (internet-based seminars), discussion boards and independent (including online) study.
The University's approach to learning provides you with knowledge transfer and exchange. That is, you will learn from the interactions you have with peers, academics, and business leaders. We expect students to adopt an active stance to their own learning, and that of others.
Enterprising Behaviours for the Business Professional; Essentials of Managing Human Resources; Foundations of Marketing; International Economics Issues and Challenges; Fundamentals of Financial Management; Option module or language
Ethics and Responsible Leadership; Financial Management for Decision Makers; Management Issues and Concepts; Project Management and Risk; Learning and Development for Individuals, Organisations and Society; Option module or language
Business Management Undergraduate Placement: Employability in Practice or Entrepreneurship for business, society and the professions; International Business Strategy; Employee Relations; Business Research Methods: Theory and Practice; Operations Management; Option module or language
Honours Dissertation; Management of Innovation and Creativity; Leading Organisations in a Changing Global Context; Managing Sustainable Business Excellence; Option module or language
This programme has been awarded EPAS accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EPAS represents excellence in management development internationally. EPAS accredited degrees such as this meet the high-quality standards set for programme delivery.
Paid work experience is available in year three. You have the opportunity to choose a year-long work placement or an international exchange. As the University for the Common Good, we are entrepreneurs and we care about business ideas that begin in the community. You will also have the opportunity to get involved in local projects and discover the latest in social innovation.
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning University for the Common Good.
The university aims to contribute to society in a manner that embraces yet goes beyond the traditional role of a university. GCU’s For the Common Good commitment is brought to life and delivered by students and staff across academic schools and departments.
GCU’s student experience nurtures knowledge and creativity to address real-world global challenges, transforming the lives of our students and others.
Ranked in the world’s top 150 universities in the Times Higher Education’s 200 under 50 league (2017)
We have academic schools offering high-quality teaching, innovative facilities and specialist areas of study
We have world-leading and internationally excellent research
We are the largest provider of nursing and midwifery education; have experts in renewables, energy and construction; and we are a leading provider of management, business, law and social science education
We are raising attainment of talented individuals from all backgrounds through articulation and widening access initiatives such as College Connect and the Caledonian Club
Outstanding student experience
Our modern city-centre campus provides an excellent learning environment for more than 20,000 students and 1,600 staff from more than 100 countries. GCU’s friendly campus community offers:
The award-winning Saltire Centre with large academic library
Opportunities to study abroad or as part of a global exchange
95% of GCU graduates find work or further study within six months of graduation (HESA, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education, 2018).
£32million Glasgow campus redevelopment completed in 2016
Representation from the GCU Student Association
A 90% satisfaction rating in the International Student Barometer 2016 (ISB)
All the on-campus facilities you need including accommodation and health and fitness
GCU has received the Cycle Friendly Campus award from Cycling Scotland – the first of its kind in Scotland
GCU was the first university in Scotland to achieve EcoCampus Platinum certification for its environmental practices]
Ranked first in Scotland for work experience opportunities