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|Course type:||Dual Honours,|
|Entry requirements:||Read more about entry requirements|
|Typical offer:||BBB or ABC|
|Tuition fees:||Read more about tuition fees|
|Duration and mode of study:||3 Years/ 4 years with placement, Full time/Sandwich|
|Location of study:||Keele University campus|
|Subject Area:||Business and Management, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences|
This course asks you to reflect critically on what you learn about business, to challenge received wisdom, and to think for yourself about the theories you encounter.
There’s a specialist approach to Business Management at Keele which distinguishes it from traditional business studies. It emphasizes independent thinking, and examines those places where business comes into contact with social-scientific and philosophical disciplines. You’ll explore concepts and debates in organisational behaviour, accounting, marketing, and human resource management, including decision making behaviour across the private and public sectors. You’ll learn to reflect broadly on situations and to contextually apply what you know. This dual honours programme could be very successfully combined with law, human geography, finance, politics or psychology.View our video
Our Course Information Documents (CIDs) are designed to give you all of the details you need to make an informed decision about what and where to study.Dual Honours Course Information Document (PDF)
Looking for a more complete list of modules? You can view the module list for 2016 entry on our Module Catalogue. Please note this is not a guaranteed module list for future intakes:Module Catalogue
Skills and Careers
What will this mean for my future?
You’ll graduate as a confident, analytical thinker – a skill very much in demand among employers. You’ll be interested in this course if you’d like to pursue a career in management or self-employment. You could choose a career in the commercial, public or charitable sectors. With or without further study, you might eventually work as a management or IT consultant, investment analyst, chartered management accountant, banker, financial advisor or statistician, or in the civil service or in marketing or sales.
Codes and Combinations
Codes and Combinations
For overseas students who do not meet direct entry requirements, we offer the opportunity to take an intensive International Year One in Business and Management leading to second year degree entry.
Single Honours, Major and Foundation course information
Students are candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) (BA Hons) if their two Principal courses are in humanities and/or social science subjects.
All students who study a science subject are candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Science (with Honours) (BSc Hons).
can be combined with:
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For those taking a dual honours course it may be possible to choose an International Year as part of your degree resulting in a 4 year course.
On the Business Management programme you have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad in your second year studying at one of Keele’s international partner universities. Exactly which countries are available depends on your choice of degree subjects. An indicative list of countries is on the website Partner Universities however this does not guarantee the availability of study in a specific country as this is subject to the university’s application process for studying abroad.
No additional tuition fees are payable for studying abroad but you do have to bear the costs of travelling to and from their destination university, accommodation, food and personal costs. Depending on the destination you are studying at additional costs may include visas, study permits, residence permits, and compulsory health checks. You should expect the total costs of studying abroad to be greater than if they study in the UK, information is made available from the Global Education Team throughout the process, as costs will vary depending on destination.
This programme is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) - (CIMA via Accounting pathway only) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and offers a number of important exemptions from their professional exams.
Please note the following:
Module selection: Students should note that to be awarded the above accreditations they must select to study and pass the modules as shown in the table provided in Annex A of the Course Information Document. If not all modules are passed then exemptions may be reduced. In the case of CIMA exemptions it should be noted that a minimum mark of 35% must be obtained on all assessments for a module (as well as an overall module mark of 40% minimum) otherwise exemptions may be restricted.
Study abroad: Because studying abroad has potential implications for the above accreditations of the Accounting Dual Honours degree students wishing to Study Abroad must discuss this in advance with the Keele Management School ‘Study Abroad tutor’ to identify and agree whether any supplementary teaching will be required to ensure their eligibility for these accreditations.
Kieran Weller, UK
"The thing which really set Keele apart for me was the chance to study a dual honours degree."
Business Management and Human Resources Management Graduate, 2015
"The benefit of having a personal tutor that dedicates their time to a small group of students was very helpful for an international student. "
Business Management and Finance Graduate, 2014
"Keele has given me opportunities, skills and experiences of a lifetime."
Business Management and Marketing Graduate, 2015