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School of Business and Management

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BA(Hons) Business Administration

The BA (Hons) in Business Administration programme places emphasis on the functional, operational and strategic coordination of business activities. Throughout the course students develop an understanding of how organisational processes enable organisations to respond to external conditions in the market and the wider environment. Students gain a theoretical understanding of the nature of business and organisations, whilst developing practical skills, problem solving, risk assessment, group work and personal initiative.

This programme follows a rationale based on the principles of studying organisations as separate functions, interdependent operations and strategic entities.

It provides students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and managerial skills to be locally and internationally competitive. It promotes and emphasizes entrepreneurship through modules such as “Start a Business” and “Planning Your Career”. It cultivates the search for innovation through modules such as “Creativity and Innovation in Organisations” and addresses contemporary issues in business, global environment and operations management.

The programme also gives the opportunity for students to form concentrations in the emerging fields of:
> Sports Management
> Marketing Management

Special optional modules in Sports Management allow students to gain knowledge in contemporary issues in sport business management and develop skills on managing sports organisations. Sport is a labour- intensive growth industry and is an increasingly important economic sector in the EU. Concentration in Sports Management offers employment opportunities in this fast-growing section locally, regionally and internationally.

Special optional modules in Marketing Management allow students to apply the latest thinking in Business Marketing to the analysis of the key problems being experienced by the world’s major businesses. It provides a thorough understanding of marketing principles, international marketing and business-to-business markets as well as developing skills which address current issues of importance to marketing practitioners.

 

Modules

YEAR 1

CODE MODULE TITLE ECTS MODULE DETAILS
COMPULSORY
EC1500 Principles of Economics 10   More Details
AC1500 Introduction to Accounting and Finance 10   More Details
MA1601 Introduction to Mathematics and Statistics 10   More Details
EF1498 Academic Writing 10   More Details
OPTIONS
BU1025 Managing People Enterprise Skills 10   More Details
BU1026 Business in Context 10   More Details
EF1705 English Language I 10   More Details
EF1706 English Language II 10   More Details
SPORTS MANAGEMENT
TL1037 Introduction to Sports Business Management* 10   More Details
MARKETING MANAGEMENT
MK1006 Advertising and Marketing Communications 10   More Details

YEAR 2

CODE MODULE TITLE ECTS MODULE DETAILS
COMPULSORY
BT1101 Business Information Systems 10   More Details
EC1401 Introduction to Business Economics & Finance 10   More Details
BU1005 Business Relationships 10   More Details
OPTIONS
EB1001 International Business Communication 1A 10   More Details
HR1010 Management in Context 10
MD1113 Debating Cases in Applied Ethics 10   More Details
Business Process Integration
Introduction to Business Decision Modeling
SPORTS MANAGEMENT
TL1101 The Sports Business Manager 10   More Details
MARKETING MANAGEMENT
MK1002 Human Behaviour 10   More Details

YEAR 3

CODE MODULE TITLE ECTS MODULE DETAILS
COMPULSORY
CD2001 Planning Your Career 10   More Details
MG2008 Project and Operations Management 10   More Details
EC2102 Global Environment & Business 10   More Details
MK2003 Marketing Principles for Business 10   More Details
OPTIONS
BC2005 Internship 1 10   More Details
BC2001 Research Methods 10   More Details
HR2050 Managing Personnel & HR 10   More Details
International Business Communication 2A
SPORTS MANAGEMENT
TL2050 Sport Tourism 10   More Details
MARKETING MANAGEMENT
MK2001 Marketing Management 10   More Details
MK2206 Marketing Research 10   More Details

YEAR 4

CODE MODULE TITLE ECTS MODULE DETAILS
COMPULSORY
BU3016 Contemporary Issues in Business 10   More Details
MD3415 Business Strategy 10   More Details
MK3111 International Marketing 10   More Details
OPTIONS
BC3005 Internship 2 10   More Details
BT3001 E-Business and Information Systems Strategy 10   More Details
MG3002 Business Statistics 10   More Details
CD3114 Start a Business 10
TL3127 Creativity & Innovation in Organisations 10   More Details
BC3010 Dissertation 10   More Details
SPORTS MANAGEMENT
TL3149 Contemporary Issues in Sport Business Management 20   More Details
TL3130 Sports Brand Management 20   More Details
MARKETING MANAGEMENT
MK3002 Strategic Marketing 20   More Details
MK3123 B2B & Re-Seller Markets 20   More Details

*Module Subject to Validation

CAREER OPTIONS

The programme covers a spread of business topics that prepares candidates for a wide range of business careers. Employability is embedded in this programme which contains several features that support working lives; an emphasis on through-life learning and personal development, reflective practice, teamwork and client skills, as well as contact with businesses through applied projects and cases.

In addition, the subject material of the programme covers multinational and global corporations, local businesses, small and medium sized enterprises and start-up. This broad relevance, when joined with the personal capacity that the programme engenders, creates capable individuals whose value is recognised by employers and who have the capability to create work, as well as to seek it successfully. Apart from broad knowledge and experience in the field of business in general, the programme also offers opportunities for concentrations in the fields of Sports and Marketing Management. Such concentrations are geared for students seeking careers in sports associations, marketing departments, marketing research firms, analytics firms or data analysis departments.