BSc (Hons) Business Management

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    Overal programmes could be completed in 3 academic years or maybe studied part-time over six terms.



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    About University of Bolton, UK

    The University of Bolton UK is a public university that dates back to 1825, when it was founded as the Bolton Mechanics’ Institute. It offers courses in various fields of study, such as business, health, engineering, art, and education. It has campuses in High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Uxbridge and Great Missenden, and an academic centre in Ras al-Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates. The university is known for its high levels of student satisfaction, employability, and support, and has been awarded the University of the Year for Student Support by the Daily Mail in 2024.

    The University of Bolton UK is a modern and dynamic university that aims to provide its students with a high-quality and personalised learning experience, and to prepare them for successful and fulfilling careers in the global market.

    According to different sources, the rankings of the University of Bolton UK are as follows:

    • The Complete University Guide 2024: 110th out of 115 in the UK, 8th for student satisfaction, 125th for graduate prospects.
    • The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024: not ranked in the top 1,600 universities in the world.
    • The Guardian University Guide 2024: 29th out of 81 in the UK, 10th for student satisfaction, 100th for graduate prospects.
    • EduRank 2023: 115th in the UK, 2093rd in the world, in the top 50% across 58 research topics.
    • LeapScholar 2024: in the UK’s overall top ten for student satisfaction since 2020, the highest place 'post ‘92’ university in the whole of the UK.
    Programme Overview

    The BSc (Hons) Business Management at University of Bolton, UK is a three-year degree programme that aims to provide students with a comprehensive and practical education in various aspects of business management, such as marketing, finance, human resources, operations, and strategy. The programme also offers students the opportunity to choose a specific pathway in the final year, such as information systems, enterprise, supply chain management, people management, or retail.

    The programme is designed to develop students’ employability skills, such as communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and critical thinking, as well as their knowledge and understanding of the contemporary business environment and the needs of employers. The programme is taught by experienced and supportive staff, who have strong links with the industry and professional bodies. The programme also incorporates real-life case studies, guest speakers, industry visits, and work placements, to help students apply their learning to real-world scenarios and challenges. The programme is accredited by the British Computer Society, the Chartered Institute for IT, and the GCHQ, and is aligned with the standards and frameworks of the Institute of Information Security Professionals and the Communications-Electronics Security Group.

    The programme prepares students for a successful career in business management, in various sectors and roles, such as business analyst, project manager, marketing manager, finance manager, human resources manager, or operations manager. The programme also provides a foundation for further study and research in business management, such as a master’s degree or a PhD.

    Course Structure

    The BSc (Hons) Business Management program at the University of Bolton is split into two stages: Higher National Diploma (HND) and BSc (Hons) Business Management Top Up.

    During the HND stage, students will study 12 subjects that cover a range of business & management topics. Successful completion of these subjects will earn students either the OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management (240 credits) or the Qualifi Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management (240 credits) qualification, depending on their chosen pathway.

    Once students have completed the HND stage, they can proceed to the BSc (Hons) Business Management Top Up stage. During the top up stage, students will study 6 subjects that cover a range of business & management topics at an advanced level. The BSc (Hons) Top Up phase is worth 120 credits and is awarded by the University of Bolton, UK.

    Under OTHM (240 CREDITS)- 12 SUBJECTS
    • Academic Writing and Research Skills
    • Business Operations
    • Communication in Business
    • Finance and Accounting
    • Leading and Managing Teams
    • Operating in a Global Context
    • Principals and Concepts of Strategy
    • The Management of Human Resources
    • Marketing for Managers
    • Business Law for Managers
    • Management Accounting for Decision Making
    • Business Start-up; Conception to Market
    Under Qualifi (240 CREDITS)- 12 SUBJECTS
    • Communications in Organizations
    • Leadership and the Organization
    • Financial Awareness
    • Managing Change
    • Business Operations
    • Developing Teams
    • Responding to the Changing Business Environment
    • Effective Decision Making
    • Business Development
    • Business Models and Growing Organizations
    • Customer Management
    • Risk Management and Organizations

    *Students can choose between the OTHM and Qualifi pathways for the Higher National Diploma (HND) stage, depending on their preference. Students will spend 12-18 months in this stage.

    MODULES COVERED IN STAGE 02- BSc (Hons) Business Management Top Up

    There’re 6 modules, totaling 120 credits in BSc (Hons) Business Management Top Up program. You’ll be assessed through coursework, essays and case studies. Each module is delivered in a one-week block of lectures, tutorials and seminars. This means it’s easy to fit learning around work and personal commitments

    • Strategic Management
    • E Commerce and Contemporary
    • Marketing Practice
    • Logistics and Operations Management
    • International HRM
    • Research Methods
    • Dissertation
    Entry Requirements

    For entry onto the BSc (Hons) Business Management qualification, learners must possess:

    • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF A Level qualification, Higher Secondary or equivalent
    • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
    • The learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.
    English requirements:

    If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

    Overal programmes could be completed in 3 academic years or maybe studied part-time over six terms.
    Programme modality
    The BSc (Hons) Business Management is studied 100% online through the virtual learning platform with tutor support. You will receive excellent support from the academic team, including your programme manager and your supervisor who will be with you every step of the way.

    For applicable tuitions, please, contact with the KIMT admission authority. Tuitions are due in full with enrolment for the complete programme.

    Awarding institution
    The program is delivered by KIMT and awarded by OTHM/Qualifi & University of Bolton, UK
    • Module assignments
    • Reports
    • Dissertations
    September, January, and June
    Documents Required for Admission
    • Passport copy (The pages hold personal information)
    • All academic certificates & transcripts
    • Work service letter (If any)
    • Personal statement
    • Updated CV
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