Business Management with Entrepreneurship and Innovation BSc (Hons) - 2024/5

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Subsidiary award(s)

Award Title
Ord Business Management with Entrepreneurship and Innovation
DipHE Business Management with Entrepreneurship and Innovation
CertHE Business Management with Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Professional recognition

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time UKA10046 360 credits and 180 ECTS credits
Full-time with PTY UKA10086 480 credits and 240 ECTS credits

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Business and Management (Bachelor)

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Surrey Business School

Programme Leader

CHO Daniel (SBS)

Date of production/revision of spec

14/06/2024

Educational aims of the programme

  • The programme aims to develop ethical awareness and highlight the importance of diversity in a local and global contexts.
  • The programme aims to develop graduates who can demonstrate a wide range of interpersonal, team, leadership, professional skills, commercial awareness and business acumen which are relevant to their career ambitions.
  • The programme aims to develop individuals who apply critical skills for innovation thinking both within established organisations and new business ventures.
  • The programme aims to develop individuals who are recognised as professionals in their field.
  • The programme aims to develop students┬┐ adaptability and resilience, by approaching business problems in a creative, entrepreneurial and innovative way.
  • The programme aims to equip students with the necessary digital skills for business decision-making in the Digital Economy.
  • The programme aims to support students in seeking and evaluating a range of business solutions, allowing them to continuously grow and develop as professionals.

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
Critically evaluate relevant entrepreneurship and innovation frameworks, concepts and tools and their applications to established organisations, emerging and growing companies in a global context. KC BSc (Hons)
Appraise and apply multi-disciplinary entrepreneurship and innovation frameworks to complex business problems, and present solutions in a persuasive manner. CP BSc (Hons)
Critically reflect on the ethical, social and sustainability issues likely to arise in the conduct of established organisations and new business start-ups in diverse cultural contexts; negotiate solutions with key stakeholders. CP BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate professional digital competences in a broad range of skills that are relevant to the needs of new business start-ups, business managers and executives. PT Ord, BSc (Hons)
Evaluate and apply enhanced critical thinking, analysis and synthesis; computing and numeracy; reasoning; communication; presentation/pitching; report writing, problem solving; research; business acumen, commercial awareness, entrepreneurial thinking, and team skills. T Ord, BSc (Hons)
Apply relevant entrepreneurship, innovation, and business modelling approaches and tools to facilitate decision making and application to real world contexts. KC CertHE, DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Select and apply entrepreneurship and innovation techniques to well defined problems, analyse results, draw appropriate conclusions, and present results in an appropriate format. CT DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate an awareness of and plan possible solutions for the ethical social and sustainable issues likely to arise in the conduct of business and entrepreneurship practices in diverse cultural contexts. CP DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Apply a range of professional and digital competences that are relevant to the decision-making by managers and executives in emerging-growth and established companies. PT CertHE, DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate and apply analysis techniques; critical thinking; problem solving; numerical reasoning; to appropriately communicate information, arguments and analysis to a required audience. PT DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate an understanding of theory and practice of management within their disciplines and chosen degree pathway. K CertHE, DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Select and apply management techniques to simple problems, draw appropriate conclusions based on data and present the results in an appropriate format. KC CertHE, DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Recognise and demonstrate an awareness of the ethical, social and sustainability issues likely to arise in the conduct of business practices in diverse cultural contexts. KC CertHE, DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate some critical thinking; numeracy; presentation; report writing, and team skills. KT CertHE, DipHE, Ord, BSc (Hons)
Demonstrate key business skills (applicable to students who undertake the Professional Training Year). P
Analysis of business operations (applicable to students who undertake the Professional Training Year). P
Self- reflection and awareness (applicable to students who undertake the Professional Training Year). P

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over three academic years, consisting of 360 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Full-time with PTY

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over four academic years, consisting of 480 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5, 6 and the optional professional training year). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Year 3 - FHEQ Level 6

Module Selection for Year 3 - FHEQ Level 6

Students who do not choose the Applied Business Project:
You will need to select two modules in semester 1 and two optional in semester 2 (excluding the Applied Business Project)

Students who choose the Applied Business Project:
You will need to select one optional in semester 1 and one optional in semester 2

Year 3 (with PTY) - FHEQ Level 6

Module Selection for Year 3 (with PTY) - FHEQ Level 6

Students who do not choose the Applied Business Project:
You will need to select two modules in semester 1 and two optional in semester 2 (excluding the Applied Business Project)

Students who choose the Applied Business Project:
You will need to select one optional in semester 1 and one optional in semester 2

Professional Training Year (PTY) -

Module code Module title Status Credits Semester
MANP005 PROFESSIONAL TRAINING YEAR MODULE (FULL-YEAR WORK) Core 120 Year-long

Module Selection for Professional Training Year (PTY) -

N/A

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guest Speakers / Visiting Academics Y
Professional Training Year (PTY) Y
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) N
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
Study exchange (Level 5) Y
Dual degree N

Other information

Employability
The programme develops key digital and business skills which are highly valued in the workplace while students develop practical experience related to a business context.

Global and Cultural Capabilities
In the Programme, the student body is diverse, and students will develop their ability to work in groups effectively with other students from diverse backgrounds to develop their cultural intelligence, broaden their world view, own perspectives and interpretations and reinterpret issues against a broader spectrum of ideas and
representations.

Digital Capabilities
Throughout the programme, students learn to navigate and use the Virtual Learning Environment such as SurreyLearn, Zoom, and MS Teams. Students will also learn Excel, Google Analytics, and other digital tools which are also applied in the work place. Module Assessments across the programme also include the creation of digital media and digital presentations thus ensuring students engage with a variety of digital tools.

Sustainability
The Programme aims to develop students understanding, awareness, and capability to develop innovative solutions to deal with key agendas related to specific sustainability and ethically related areas such as socially
responsible marketing actions and strategies.

Resourcefulness and Resilience
Students performance and progress is facilitated and assessed by both formative and summative assessments. Group work and group assessments support the development of students skills to be creative, review their peers, and problem solve. Developing self- efficacy including the ability to adapt and change approaches to their studies further supports students employability skills.

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2024/5 academic year.