Course Code: TH1HE169 UCAS Code: N340 Business Management (Financial Management) - BA Hons Degree - Topup* Duration1 Year Day/s of week Time09:00 - 16:00 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 09 Sep 2024 University Centre 1 Year Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryThis one-year top-up degree is designed for students who have already successfully completed the Business Management (Financial Management) - Foundation Degree. You will enhance you existing knowledge base and further develop a range of management and leadership skills to support your future career. What's more, you will also be accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) with its Level 5 qualification in Leadership and Management as part of this programme and have the opportunity to become a Chartered Manager, a qualification that is widely recognised and respected by the UK's leading employers. , *Course subject to revalidation. For more information, visit our dedicated page. Entry Requirements Only applicants that have successfully completed the Foundation Degree in Business Management (Financial Management), validated by Lancaster University, with Blackpool and The Fylde College are eligible to apply to this course. This programme looks at expanding your existing managerial knowledge to encompass the needs of the international business community as well as developing an in-depth insight into the impact financial strategies have on the broader business environment. A dissertation module will allow you to pursue your own area of interest and will encourage you to refine your research techniques and critical thinking skills as well as honing your ability to express often complex arguments in accessible and well-ordered language. Qualification ObtainedBA (Hons) in Business Management (Financial Management) Industry Placement and Field TripsThere are no work placements and no field trips on this course. Learning and Teaching Methods Scheduled Learning Scheduled time relates to the time you spend in directed study with the guidance and support of our academic tutors. Scheduled learning can take a variety of forms and will vary from one course to the next, but may include lectures, seminars, tutorials, project supervision, demonstrations, studio or workshop time, fieldwork and external visits. Independent Study Higher education courses rely on students undertaking work outside of formal, scheduled sessions and this is generally categorised as independent study. Independent study might include preparation for scheduled sessions, follow-up work, wider reading or practice, completion of assessment tasks and revision. Placement Many of the degree programmes at B&FC incorporate opportunities for work placements to provide you with the opportunity to link your studies to relevant professional practice in a real work environment. Our programme teams are able to offer support in securing an appropriate work placement where it forms part of your programme, and will work closely with you during the placement to ensure that the opportunity allows you to develop personally, professionally and academically. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of higher education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. What will I learn? Modules at level 6 Module TitleCodeCreditsOptional? International Business Perspectives TH6MD263 20 No Developing Performance TH6MD264 20 No Dissertation TH6MD265 40 No Digital Business and New Technologies TH6MD266 20 No Strategic Financial Management Decision Making TH6MD270 20 No How will I be assessed? Assessment MethodLevel 4Level 5Level 6 Coursework 0% 0% 74% Exam 0% 0% 10% Practical 0% 0% 16% Other Costs and Equipment NeededYou will not be required to purchase any additional equipment to undertake this programme as the college has resources available to students. However, there may be some opportunities that will not be a requirement of the programme but will be available to students at an additional cost. Tuition Fees Please visit our finance page for more information on tuition fees and available financial support. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institute: N/A Awarding Body: The University of Lancaster Regulatory Body: Office for Students (OfS) Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Learning Methods Learning MethodLevel 4Level 5Level 6 Scheduled 0 0 304 Independent 0 0 876 Placement 0 0 20 Total 0 0 1200 Programme Specification Programme Spec BSM-FM-2018.pdf Adobe PDF, 229.93 KB Career Options and Progression There is huge demand for well-qualified management graduates and a specialism in financial management would make you eligible to gravitate into high profile roles such as financial manager, accounts supervisor, internal auditor, compliance manager, retail banker and insurance account manager, all of which offer well-paid positions with excellent opportunities for progression. Our graduates find rewarding employment all over the world as well as locally, with leading companies such as BAE, Tesco, NHS, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool Transport and the Federation of Small Business. Some graduates also go on to set up their own businesses. Some graduates decide to progress to teacher training, whilst others pursue professional qualifications in areas such as accountancy and postgraduate study on Masters programmes.