Why study Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Management and Entrepreneurship?

The University of Cumbria (UoC) focused on providing degrees with rigorous academic standards that equip students with chosen career in fast changing global economy, and with a wide portfolio. The programmes are led and taught by academics who have strong experience across teaching, research and real career experience outside university. This programme is accredited by CIM UK.

Course Summary

This programme has been specifically designed to embed core business subject areas and with a focus on Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Networking, Developing an Entrepreneurial Venture, and Concept of Entrepreneurship. This programme is outward looking and has a strong focus on developing your employability skills. The specialisation in Entrepreneurship offers a thorough and practical understanding of concepts, issues, techniques, approach, acquiring and managing a business venture.

Also, it integrates theory and practice of business management and entrepreneurship by providing inputs to the student learning from guest speakers, lectures, practicing managers and through supporting assessment. Students will have opportunities to give and receive peer review on formative assessment and will be guided throughout in developing their skills in this vocational aspect of their personal development.

Awarding Certificate

Certificate will be awarded by University of Cumbria to participants upon successful completion of the course. The final award received is BA (Hons) Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

Professional Accreditation – The Chartered Institute of Marketing

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and
exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and improve the skills of
marketing practitioners. University of Cumbria has joined forces with CIM to give students the opportunity to
gain professional qualifications through the CIM Graduate Gateway. CIM qualifications are highly sought
after by employers, and their content is reflected in our own degrees which ensures we are equipping
students with the best opportunities for a successful marketing career.

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Awarding Body is pleased to confirm that BA (Hons) International Business Management and BA (Hons) Business Management with Entrepreneurship (in Partnership with FAME College, Malaysia) and have been successfully mapped and awarded Graduate Gateway status.

Programme Units

UCBP 4001Managing People and Organisations
UCBP 4002The Business Environment
UCBP 4003Introduction to Business Finance
UCBP 4004Fundamentals of Business
UCBP 4005Principles of Marketing
UCBP 4006Management Accounting
AFBS 5021Venture Capital Planning
AFBS 5002Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainability in Practice
AFBS 5004Services Marketing
AFBS 5018Entrepreneurship Management
AFBS 5006International Economics
AFBS 5008Global Systems Business and Culture
AFBS 6002Strategic Analysis
AFBS 6003International Marketing
AFBS 6012Applied Business Research and Analysis
AFBS 6006Global Business
AFBS 6011Independent Project
AFBS 6005Innovation and Entrepreneurship
AFBS 6018International Entrepreneurship

Entry Requirement for Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Management and Entrepreneurship

  • Pass UEC with 5 credits (Grade B) or
  • A pass in STPM with a minimum Grade C+ (GPA 2.00) in any 2 subjects,
  • Pass Diploma (level 4) in related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00 or
  • Pass Advanced Diploma (level 5) in a related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00 or
  • Pass Foundation/Matriculation with a minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00
  • Minimum band 6 in IELTS

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