University of Derby (3+0) Programmes
Programme Overview

Why Choose This Course?

The BA (Hons) Business Management (CMI accredited) degree gives a wide-ranging introduction to all aspects of business, developing your knowledge and skills in areas from managing performance through to operating ethically. You will build your strategic skills, so you can spot and exploit business opportunities to the maximum potential. The course has been designed in close consultation with employers and professional bodies, so we are teaching exactly what industry requires, increasing your employability. The subjects you cover throughout this degree don’t exist in isolation – in business you’ll need to use elements of each in different situations – so you’ll combine everything you learn and apply it to various business simulations and case studies. For example, you could find yourself setting up a business, identifying your target market, advertising, preparing business plans and cash flows, and carrying out a feasibility study. This experience and practical application of your knowledge sets this degree apart, and prepares you fully for a successful management career.

About The Course

This degree gives you a wide ranging introduction to all aspects of business. This experience and practical application of your knowledge is what sets this degree apart from others, and is what fully prepares you for a successful management career. The degree has been designed in close consultation with employers and professional bodies, so we are teaching you what industry requires in its business graduates, and so increasing your employability.

How You Will Learn

In Year 1 the emphasis shall be mainly on learning the theories/concepts and their applications. In Year 2 the emphasis shall be on the use of the learnt theories in critically analysing the real world, country and company situations and developments, as well as, to explain and discuss the causes and effects relating to the situations and happenings. In Year 3, the emphasis shall be that the students are not only able to analyse critically but to think critically and suggest solutions to the problems and issues that are efficient, effective and, to a large extent, original. We use a wide range of teaching methods including formal lectures, problem-solving tutorials, seminar discussion groups, group and individual projects and directed reading. You’ll be assessed by a combination of continuous assessment and examinations.

Career Opportunities

  • Entrepreneur
  • Finance Consultant
  • Management Consultant
  • Business Executive
  • Management Executive
  • Business Consultant
  • Product Development Executive
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Operation Manager
  • Sales & Business Development Manager
Level / Year Module Code Module Name
Year 1 (Level 4)
4MK514 Marketing Fundamentals
4HR500 Understanding People in Organisations
4LO500 Managing Performance in Operations
4EC501 Markets, Prices & Strategy
4IM500 Developing Personal Leadership
4AG500 Finance and Business Performance
Year 2 (Level 5)
5HR501 Employability & Personal Development
5EC500* Data Analysis Skills (Semester 1 & 2)
5HR502 Managing the Dynamic Organisation
5EC501* Macroeconomics for Business (Semester 1 & 2)
5IM500 Business Simulation
5MK501 Ethics & Social Responsibility
Year 3 (Level 6)
6HR500 Developing & Managing Performance
6IM501 (I) Issues in Global Business: Part I
6MK501 Consumer Behaviour
6HR503 Principles & Practice of Leadership and Management
6IM501 (II) Issues in Strategic Concepts : Part II
6LO500 Improving Business Performance
*These 2 modules are not a year through modules
  Subject Code Subject Name Remark
MPU 1 MPU3113* HubunganEtnik Must do 2
MPU3123* Tamadun Islam danTamadun Asia (TITAS)
MPU3143** BahasaMelayuKomunikasi 3
MPU3173** Pengajian Malaysia 3
MPU 2 MPU3213*** BahasaKebangsaan A Choose 1
MPU3223 Leadership and Life Skills
MPU3233 Leadership in Business
MPU 3 MPU3313 Comparative Ethics for Malaysia Choose 1
MPU3323 Malaysian Constitution
MPU3363 Issues of the Social Media on Malaysian Society
MPU3343 Career Pathways in the field of Behavioral Sciences in Malaysia
MPU 4 MPU3412 Co-Curriculum - Sports 2 Choose 1
MPU3422 Co-Curriculum - Community Service 2
MPU3423 Co-Curriculum - Event Management

Notes :
* For Local Students
** For International Students
*** Local students without credit for SPM's Bahasa Melayu must do MPU3213

  Subject Code Subject Name
DOMS Compulsory Subjects AES001 Reflective Practice
AES002 Listening, Reading & Writing Skills
Internship AIP021 Preparation for Career Management : Internship Programme
AIT021 Industrial Training : Part 1
AIT031 Industrial Training : Part 2

cmi

The Business Management programme is accredited by Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI’s) where students will be enrolled as Affiliate Membership and receive an Advance Diploma in Management and Leadership.