Terms & Conditions

BA with Honours in Business Management with Law – 2023 entry

Duration of programme: Standard 4 years, (where students join the programme in year 1)

Award on successful completion: Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Location of delivery: Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee

Composition of the programme: 120 SCQF (Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework) credits in each academic year, delivered mostly in modules of 20 credits each, with 60 credits taken in term 1, and 60 in term 2 each year.

Contact hours and workload: Each academic year typically requires 1200 hours of student effort; on average across the 4 years of this programme, 21% of that time is in lectures, seminars and similar activities; the remainder is independent study.

Assessment methods: Assessment combine a range of traditional and innovative approaches: portfolio projects, presentations, examinations, groupwork, simulation and at work assessments are all used in this programme.

Academic staff: This programme is delivered by staff of the Division of Accounting, Business and Management in the School of Business, Law and Social Science. Staff profiles can be viewed at https://www.abertay.ac.uk/staff-search

Core modules in the programme:

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Legal Systems & Methods
  • Economics
  • Business Analytics
  • Managing People & ideas
  • Business Transactions
  • Employment Law
  • Business Organisations
  • World Trade & Export
  • Project Management
  • Researching business & innovation
  • Digital Business
  • Ethical Business
  • Operations Management

Other modules that may be offered, but are subject to change over time:

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Human Resources Management
  • Tax
  • Theory and Practice in HRM
  • People Planet Profit
  • Customer relationship management
  • Public Policy
  • Work Placement
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Managing across cultures
  • Future of Work
  • Employee Relations
  • Contemporary Issues
  • International Business & Management

Developments in the discipline: This programme will change over time on the basis of new developments within the world of business and management. This is particularly likely in areas such as the use of technology and globalisation.

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