Business Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
This course builds on your existing knowledge and prepares you for roles in sales, finance, general management and the public sector.
You will undertake three broad-based modules related to project management, strategic management and the latest developments in business management. You will also study specialist modules that cover marketing strategy, Human Resources and management accounting.
This course is based at the University of Sunderland, which makes it distinct from the study centre version of this course: Business and Management (Top-Up) Via Study Centres and the flexible learning version: Business Management Top-Up by Flexible Learning.
Sunderland has a great reputation in business studies, with the Guardian University Guide 2012 ranking us as the no.1 business school in the North East. Our Faculty of Business and Law inspires a 92% student satisfaction rate, according to the Student Experience Survey 2010.
In addition, 85% of business graduates from Sunderland enter employment or further study within six months of graduating, according to the Destination of Higher Education Leavers Survey 2010.
As a student on a top-up year, you’ll qualify for our MAPS (Making Achievement Possible at Sunderland) programmes. These integrate support for study skills and future employability and are provided by our team of full-time Student Academic Advisors.
There are two start dates for this course: September and January. For more information please see the entry requirements page.
Į Top-up (Tęstinės studijos) gali stoti baigę kolegiją ar universitetą arba besimokantys paskutiniuose kursuose ir norintys perstoti. Stojant į Top - up reikia turėti 120-180 ECTS kreditų, todėl stodamas įsitikink, kad jų turi pakankamai. Studijos kurias baigei ar tebesimokai turi būti panašios krypties kaip ir tos, į kurias nori stoti, kadangi priėmimas yra paremtas ECTS kreditų suderinamumu. Baigęs tęstinių studijų programą gausi bakalauro diplomą.
ECTS kreditų išrašas - jei dar nesi baigęs aukštosios mokyklos, būtina prisegti ECTS kreditų išrašą, kuriame būtų matyti, kokius dalykus Tu mokeisi bei kokius pažymius ir kiek kreditų už juos gavai.
Aukštosios mokyklos baigimo diplomas - Jei jau esi baigęs aukštąją, išrašo nereikia, užtenka prisegti savo Aukštosios mokyklos baigimo diplomą.
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Employment & careers
A degree in business and management is highly relevant to the needs of organisations of all sizes. As well as opening doors to a rewarding job, it also helps you climb the ladder once you’re inside.
The sectors in which Sunderland’s recent graduates now work include the following:
- Technology (Microsoft, IBM)
- Consumer goods (P&G, Nike, Adidas)
- Banking (Lloyds TSB)
- Hospitality (Marriott Hotels, Starbucks)
- Government departments and agencies
Our invitations to guest speakers allow you to listen to people who are already in the type of management position that you may one day hold. Examples of past speakers include Divine Chocolate’s Head of Sales & Marketing, Sunderland Football Club’s CEO, and representatives from a number of our region’s largest employers.
Visiting speakers help you relate academic learning to the real experience of people who have already progressed in their careers. It’s all part of broadening your learning so that you’re prepared not just for exams but for life.
Enterprise and entrepreneurship
The University's Enterprise Team helps our students turn business ideas into reality. Throughout the year they run events and competitions such as the annual Blueprint Business Planning Competition. The University also offers business incubators (‘Creativitiworks’ and ‘Sunderland Software City Hatchery’) as well as prestigious yet affordable office space at St Peter’s Gate. These are all linked into our campus and offer excellent support and networking opportunities.
Student Business Society
The University supports student-led initiatives that help you gain practical experience of management. The Business Student Society organises events and guest speakers, as well as attending tours of various companies. With its professional approach, it’s a great way to put into practice the lessons about how to make organisations function effectively. There is something for every student who is studying a subject related to business.
The University of Sunderland is committed to ensuring that every student has an impressive range of opportunities to enhance their CV and gain valuable experience.
CV-enhancing opportunities include:
- Work placements
- Graduate internships
- Studying abroad
- Student Ambassador Scheme
- Starting your own business
- Student jobs and volunteering
- Careers advice
For full details, please see our Employability page.