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Welcome to the Online Open Day – Business School
BA(Hons) Business Administration (online)
Your presenters today
Carol Sherriff
Lecturer and Module
Leader at the
Hertfordshire Business
Hamad Khan
Deputy International
Recruitment Manager
and Visiting Lecturer
in Marketing
Karen Trimarchi
Programme Tutor
and Senior Lecturer –
BA(Hons) Business
About today
1. UH and Hertfordshire Business School
2. What to expect when you study online and Support available
3. BA Programme of study
4. E-resources, Studynet and assessment methods
5. Entry requirements and fees
6. Q&A
About University of Hertfordshire
• Located in Hatfield
• More than 2,650 staff
• Turnover of £233 million
• 27,200 students
• 2,800 international students from 85 countries
Ranked ‘Top New University’ (Complete University Guide 2013)
Included in ‘Top 350 World Universities’
(Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011/12)
Hertfordshire Business School
Rated amongst the best new university business schools in
the UK
Strong links with professional bodies: CMI, CIM, CIPD and
CIMA and businesses
Quality Assurance Agency rate us as ‘excellent’ in teaching
Why study online with the Hertfordshire Business
Same knowledge and expertise of the campus based
course have been put into the development of this online
Gives our students a head start in the competitive national
and international job markets
What to expect when you study online
• Learning resources available through Studynet
• Modules with fixed start and end dates
• Fixed dates for assignment submission and
other assessments
• Other than that you can fit study around work
and family
• Commitment: Full-time study: 20 – 30 hrs / week
Part-time study: 10 – 15 hrs /week
Programme level
• Programme Tutor
• Induction Programme
• Student Handbook
• UH Disability Advisor
Module level
• Module tutors
• Project supervisor
• Peer support (through forums)
• Learning Resources (Studynet)
• e-Books & downloadable software
UH Online
• Administrators
• Educational Technologists
BA(Hons) Business Administration (online)
Course aims:
Students’ progression
• Prepares you for a
career in business and
•Trainee Accountant - ASDA
•Junior Accountant - Mercedes Benz
•Technology Consultant - Deloitte
•Logistics Analyst - London Borough of
•Personnel Administrator - John Lewis
•Buyer - Crown Mortgages
•HR Officer - Kelloggs
•Graduate Recruiter - Hewlett Packard
•Launch Manager - LIDL
• Develop your practical
transferable skills within
a global context
Modes of study
Full BA Honours programme:
• 120 credits at levels 4, 5 and 6 each
Study at levels 4,5 & 6:
• Part time (60 credits per year)
BA(Hons) Business Administration
Programme of study at Levels 4, 5 and 6
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
Accounting for Business
Analysing Financial Information
Business and Commercial
Economics for Business
Cross Cultural Management
Business Strategy
Global Perspectives in Business
Enhancing Employability
Contemporary Issues in Business
and Management
People Resourcing
Digital Economy
Principles of Marketing
Exploring Business Ethics
Global Marketing, Ethics and
Quantitative Methods for
Marketing Planning
International Human Resource
The Business Professional
(Part 1)
Principles of Operations
Issues in the Global Economy
The Business Professional
(Part 2)
Project Planning and Control
Leadership and Organisations
Learning Resources
Module Portal
Module Information
Module News
Teaching Resources
Discussion forums
Module Blog / Wiki
Assignments Section
Additionally access to
• UH library with e-books, e-journals
• Online databases (e.g. IEEE, ACM)
Range of assessment methods, including:
• Written work eg reports, blogs, essays
• Practical work
• Online tests of fixed duration
• Group work
• Presentations
• Viva
What you will be working towards…
Your Certificate:
• BA(Hons) Business Administration
from the University of Hertfordshire
Attend at the Cathedral and Abbey
Church of St Albans, Hertfordshire,
• £600 per 15 credits (£4,800 per level)
• Total programme (levels 4, 5 & 6): £14,400
• Pay fees by semester, in advance - typically
£1,000 - £2,000 per semester
• Tuition fee loans may be available for
UK students
Fees – what is included
•Tuition, project supervision (group-led or
individual) and all the assessments
•Online learning resources, available
through StudyNet - the University’s
managed learning environment
• eBooks and software
Is a Business degree for you?
Have an enquiring mind
Have an interest in studying a range of modules
to strengthen:
– your employability prospects
– your business knowledge
You don’t need prior business knowledge
But should be interested in pursuing a career in
Self-motivated and keen to continuously
improve yourself
Entry Requirements
UK entry at level-4
• 300 UCAS points from A-levels or equivalent
in any subject;
• plus GCSE grade A-C or equivalent in Maths
and English.
Direct entry at level-6
• A range of qualifications worth 240 credit points including
HND, Foundation Degree, and more.
English not your first language?
• Level 4 entry – IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent
• Level 6 entry – IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
How to Apply
Complete an online Application Form, plus email
scanned copies of
• Exam certificates and transcripts
• Photo page of passport
• References
Submit to: [email protected]
Apply by: 2 September 2013 for September 2013 start.
Please allow two weeks for a response to your
Best of Luck!
Your questions

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