Business and Marketing BA (Hons)

 

Course Code

UCAS Code: NNF5
International Code: FBLU048

Location

Coventry University (Coventry)

 

Study mode

Full-time
Sandwich

Duration

3 years full-time
4 years sandwich

Start date

September 2022
January 2023


Course overview

Study level: Undergraduate

Develop your expertise in key areas that underpin business and marketing, such as consumer behaviour, financial management for business, digital business and responsible business strategy.

Within our fiercely competitive and global economy, marketing is now central to commercial success. From roles in digital marketing and social media, to marketing strategy and planning, successfully completing our Business and Marketing BA (Hons) course can lead to exciting potential career options.

  • Gain the confidence and business acumen necessary to develop, position and build businesses in the most strategically effective way.
  • Develop a solid understanding of business analysis, marketing planning and management, including exploring topics such as leadership, alongside specialist marketing skills, such as understanding customer behaviour, developing creative solutions and promoting competitive advantage.
  • Hone a broad range of practical and transferrable skills – creative, analytical, inter-personal and communications.
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Global Ready

An international outlook, with global opportunities

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Teaching excellence

Taught by lecturers who are experts in their field

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Employability

Career ready graduates, with the skills to succeed

Why you should study this course

The study of marketing is grounded in understanding customer needs, the environment in which a company operates, the competitors and their offerings and then developing the most appropriate marketing mix to satisfy customer needs profitably. By integrating the two disciplines of business and marketing, we aim to provide a solid foundation of business knowledge with a clear marketing focus.

  • Business Simulation Suite

Develop your business skills through simulation games, role-play activities, and scenario-based learning by putting theory into practice. The simulation suite is equipped with modern technology, from inter-communication, built-in mics, cameras and the use of virtual reality headsets****.

  • CIM Graduate Gateway programme

Gain exemption from certain modules of CIM qualifications* upon successful completion of our Business and Marketing BA (Hons) course.

  • DigiComm Lab

Access our DigiComm Lab, equipped with the latest industry-standard marketing and advertising software and devices to support your creative development****.

  • Prepare for your future

Prepare for a future career in business and marketing with a work placement**. Past students have secured placements at IBM, L’Oreal, Rolls Royce and Warner Brothers.

  • Industry insight

Guest speakers from industry are invited to give talks about their experiences**, which in previous years, have included speakers from McCann Erickson, ITV Studios, Kantar, Marstons and the Mixed Reality Studio among others (guest speaker events are subject to availability).

Exemptions

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Graduate Gateway Scheme

This course is part of the CIM Graduate Gateway scheme, with the modules of the course aimed to map to certain CIM professional qualifications. This means that students who successfully complete the Business and Marketing BA (Hons) course at Coventry University are exempt from certain modules of CIM qualifications. Please visit the CIM Graduate Gateway website for further information. Direct application and additional fees apply to study modules with the CIM. If the accreditation of this course changes, we will notify applicants and students as soon as possible.


Memberships

Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS)

Coventry Business School is currently an active member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools, which has a membership of over 120 business schools and higher education providers, and supports its members in maintaining world-class standards of teaching and research.

European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

Coventry Business School is currently an active member of the European Foundation for Management Development, a global membership organisation dedicated to management development, covering over 900 members across 91 countries.

Coventry Business School is recognised by the above memberships for the 2022/23 intake.


What you'll study

The main study themes covered on this course are:

  • Business

We will cover a wide range of topics from business management to entrepreneurship, human resource management, supply chain and managing organisational change.

  • Marketing

We will study concepts such as consumer behaviour, marketing research and strategy, as well as specialist options like digital marketing, global marketing and services and retail marketing.

  • Communications

You will be able to choose options such as brand and corporate communications, which aim to teach you how to determine and analyse business problems and devise actions for success.

  • Research

You will be expected and encouraged to learn how to conduct both primary and secondary research and put your skills into practice by undertaking an independent and in-depth study of a marketing or business topic of your choice. This will form the basis of your final-year dissertation.

All of our Marketing courses share some first year modules, designed to develop your understanding of business in general and the holistic nature of marketing. We focus on developing your knowledge of the underpinning core principles of business, marketing and advertising, introducing you to market research, marketing planning and communications, which should enable you to become more strategic and specialised in subsequent years. All year one modules are mandatory.

Modules

  • The aim of this module is to introduce you to the wide range of secondary information that is relevant to marketing decision making. The difference between primary and secondary research is explored and applied in various business scenarios. The module also introduces you to basic techniques to analyse secondary sources of information. You will have an opportunity to base your research presentation on a business case study or your work-embedded experience. 

    Compulsory

  • This module aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the fundamental theoretical concepts that underpin the marketing function. You will develop an understanding of key marketing theories related to the marketing mix, consumer behaviour, market research, marketing strategy, ethics and digital marketing which will act as a foundation of your future study.

    Compulsory

  • This module aims to introduce you to a range of learning and communication skills and enable you to develop into an active learner. The module intends to drive skills through the overall course syllabus. You will also be expected to start planning for your future career. Skills gained on this module will enhance your career prospects which you can then apply later in your studies and optimise your possibilities for finding fulfilling employment.

    Compulsory

  • This module will introduce you to Integrated Marketing Communications. The module is designed to explore the range of communication tools, such as Advertising, Direct Marketing, Personal Selling, PR and publicity available to practitioners for developing effective communication/promotional material. The module is focused on application and will therefore involve a significant amount of practical work applying different writing skills and innovative marketing communications skills to real life cases and exercises.

    Compulsory

  • The aim of the module is to provide you with an introduction to the key principles of business organisation and management, which are required to achieve business objectives in competitive markets. The module will give you the opportunity to comprehend and discuss how market-led businesses organise themselves to achieve competitive success.

    Compulsory

  • This module is designed to introduce you to the language, concepts and tools commonly used in financial management. In the first half of the module, you will be expected to demonstrate an understanding in the preparation of the core financial statements including income statements, statement of financial position and cash flow, in line with the prescribed international standards.

    Compulsory

  • The Add+vantage module** allows you to develop your CV by taking credits in an area of study that may not be directly related to your degree, enabling you to demonstrate to prospective employers that you are a well-rounded graduate with a wider knowledge base than just your degree subject. Add+vantage modules are arranged around themes including Global Perspectives; Professional Development; Creativity and Enterprise and Entrepreneurship; Work Experience, Global Experience Field Trips, Projects and Skills; Languages; Professional Accreditation and Research Skills**. These additional skills and experiences give you a wider perspective, develop independence and can set you apart from other graduates. The Add+vantage module is subject to change and availability).

    Compulsory

In your second year, you will have the opportunity to further develop your potential career pathway in business and marketing, by being able to explore a variety of marketing subject areas, such as consumer behaviour and marketing insights. All year two modules are mandatory.

Modules

  • This module will enhance your knowledge of marketing principles and practices by enabling you to apply these concepts to the marketing planning process framework. This involves the analysis of marketing data to make effective marketing decisions and develop medium term marketing plans. The module utilises a marketing simulation game operating on a web-based software platform.

    Compulsory

  • This module aims to provide you with an insight into how consumers make buying decisions and the various factors, both psychological and social factors that influence the decision-making process. The module provides a sound basis for further study in marketing, advertising and communication psychology.

    Compulsory

  • The aims of this module are to develop your expertise in primary marketing research and data analysis techniques and to develop your research skills for your final year project. You will investigate a range of different research methods and will evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of quantitative and qualitative research. You will also apply analysis techniques to both quantitative and qualitative data, to present insights and recommend solutions for current marketing challenges.

    Compulsory

  • This module aims to develop your understanding of contemporary business practice in digital environment. The module builds on existing theories and concepts that encourage you to critically assess market opportunities and develop business ideas exclusive to online platforms. The module will offer a critical understanding of opportunities and challenges posed by transforming digital landscape and transforming consumer culture.

    Compulsory

  • This module aims to enable you to acquire the confidence and appropriate skills to make an effective transition from education to work. The module has a dual focus: Firstly, you are encouraged to know yourself, to know what kinds of employment you are suited to, and secondly, you are encouraged to develop an awareness of employment markets/potential employers. Skills gained on this module will enhance your career prospects and optimise your possibilities for finding fulfilling employment. You are encouraged to consider, plan and apply for a placement opportunity or work experience**.

    Compulsory

  • The aim of this module is to develop an introductory knowledge and understanding of management and leadership theory, with a specific focus on how these are practically applied in a marketing context. At the core of this module is the question: ‘how can market-led businesses manage their people to deliver competitive value propositions to the marketplace?’ Answering this question will require you to understand the distinction between management and leadership as well as understand the main leadership models and theories.

    Compulsory

  • The Add+vantage module** allows you to develop your CV by taking credits in an area of study that may not be directly related to your degree, enabling you to demonstrate to prospective employers that you are a well-rounded graduate with a wider knowledge base than just your degree subject. Add+vantage modules are arranged around themes including Global Perspectives; Professional Development; Creativity and Enterprise and Entrepreneurship; Work Experience, Global Experience Field Trips, Projects and Skills; Languages; Professional Accreditation and Research Skills**. These additional skills and experiences give you a wider perspective, develop independence and can set you apart from other graduates. The Add+vantage module is subject to change and availability).

    Compulsory

Whilst we would like to give you all the information about our placement/study abroad offering here, it is often tailored for each course every year and depending on the length of placement or study abroad opportunities that are secured. Therefore, the placement and study abroad arrangements vary per course and per student. Request further information about going on a placement or study abroad year.

In your final year you will have the opportunity to pick an optional module, to help develop your knowledge in an area of interest, such as innovation, entrepreneurship or global marketing. Then, the culmination of your studies will be the completion of an independent research project in a specialist area. There will be support from an academic supervisor who may have direct knowledge and interest in your topic area, and past topics covered have included branding, organisational behaviour, HR management, advertising and entrepreneurship, as examples.

Modules

  • The aim of this module is to enable you to investigate and discuss the latest developments in the academic thinking and practice in marketing and business practice. The module will encourage you to use a range of academic literature to increase your awareness of contemporary marketing issues.

    Compulsory

  • This module aims to enable you to develop and refine skills, allowing you to gain the confidence and the competences needed to make an effective transition from education to employment. Learning gained on this module will enhance your career prospects and optimise your possibilities for finding, and succeeding in, graduate employment and your subsequent career development.

    Compulsory

  • This module aims to develop your critical understanding of marketing strategy. The module builds on the previous marketing planning knowledge and aims to provide a critical insight into the marketing frameworks studied to date. The module intends to use contemporary strategic marketing theory and practice to provide you with an insight into how this contributes to the development of competitive advantage. The module will also enable you to apply contemporary marketing theory to address organisational challenges. You also have the option to participate in the global X-Culture project (subject to X-culture running)**.

    Compulsory

  • This module challenges you to develop a realistic, yet innovative, strategic vision for current and future business. Responsible business issues are essentially strategic in the way that they are always acknowledged to be long-term matters requiring far-reaching solutions. Sustainability issues span three-time frames, past, present and future, and strategy needs to be designed to compensate for past malpractice, implement change for the present and establish a firm foundation for future.

    Compulsory

  • This module aims to provide you with an opportunity to apply and develop your research skills and to extend your knowledge, understanding and ability to critically analyse in a specialist area of interest. You will choose an academic area related to your programme of study and apply your independent learning skills to research this area in depth. You will receive academic support through a series of group supervisions and will be allocated a project supervisor.

    The module includes three routes, and you will be given the opportunity to select your preferred route, although all project titles must be approved by the project supervisor in advance of commencing the project. The three routes are:

    • Route 1: An individual research-based dissertation
    • Route 2: An individual project report
    • Route 3: A group project report. Where work is completed as part of a group, each group may have no more than five members.

    Compulsory

  • The Add+vantage module** allows you to develop your CV by taking credits in an area of study that may not be directly related to your degree, enabling you to demonstrate to prospective employers that you are a well-rounded graduate with a wider knowledge base than just your degree subject. Add+vantage modules are arranged around themes including Global Perspectives; Professional Development; Creativity and Enterprise and Entrepreneurship; Work Experience, Global Experience Field Trips, Projects and Skills; Languages; Professional Accreditation and Research Skills**. These additional skills and experiences give you a wider perspective, develop independence and can set you apart from other graduates. The Add+vantage module is subject to change and availability)

    Compulsory

  • Choose one of the following:

    • Global Marketing - 20 credits

    This module aims to deliver and develop a wide-ranging and contemporary perspective of the international marketplace and the strategic issues involved in marketing across countries and cultures. While the major focus of the module is global marketing, some teaching contents will be from European and other trade blocs (i.e., emerging economies).

    • Innovation and Change - 20 credits

    This module seeks to explore the theories and frameworks underpinning organisational change to allow you to develop your understanding of what change means, how it happens and how it is best managed. The links between innovation and change in organisations will also be explored and ways in which organisations can develop a culture open to continuous improvement, innovation and change. The material covered draws heavily on 'real' examples of change processes and encourages you to apply the theory you have learned to these examples, to understand the alternative methods of reacting to situations. You will (where appropriate) have the opportunity to use your own experiences of changes within the workplace to further illustrate the material covered. A thorough understanding of the management of change and innovation will help you to make sense of the environment in which you work and the approach of this module will further develop their capacity for critical analysis and synthesis.

    • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship - 20 credits

    This module aims to develop your understanding of business enterprise, entrepreneurship, start-up processes, effectual and critical thinking as applied to business innovation and creativity. Innovation, creativity and their applicability to entrepreneurship are essential skills for the marketer and business management. The module seeks to provide an academic and experiential perspective in the processes of managing enterprise entrepreneurship.

    Optional

We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated.

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How you'll learn

Theory and practice-based lectures and seminars aim to develop your knowledge of a range of marketing topics, supported by a suite of industry-based software and hardware. Learning and teaching incorporates lectures, seminars, tutorials, presentations, projects, workshops, simulation games and practical DigiComm Lab**** sessions, where you can use web design software, practice web platforms and blogging techniques designed to help develop your skills in manipulating new media for marketing and advertising applications.

  • Explore consumer behaviour and analysis, and have the opportunity to learn how this insight and more can be used to inform the planning and implementation of marketing programmes.
  • Take part in group projects designed to develop advertising campaigns and hone your analytical skills using simulation games, such as marketing management games designed to develop your understanding and command of the marketing planning process.
  • Expand your skills and knowledge of the development and operation of business markets, entrepreneurship and the management of key resources, including human capital, financial management, strategic management, corporate social responsibility and organisational change.

Teaching contact hours

The number of full-time contact hours may vary from semester to semester, however, on average, it is likely to be around 12 contact hours per week in the first and second year dropping to around 8 contact hours per week in the third and final year as you become a more independent learner. The contact hours may be made up of a combination of face-to-face teaching, individual and group tutorials, and online classes and tutorials.

Additionally, you will be expected to undertake significant self-directed study of approximately 12 hours each week, depending on the demands of individual modules.

As an innovative and enterprising institution, the University may seek to utilise emerging technologies within the student experience. For all courses (whether on-campus, blended, or distance learning), the University may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via online technologies and methods.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are prepared for courses due to start in or after the 2022/2023 academic year to be delivered in a variety of forms. The form of delivery will be determined in accordance with Government and Public Health guidance. Whether on campus or online, our key priority is staff and student safety.

Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to COVID-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.


Assessment

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module.

Assessment methods include:

  • Formal examinations
  • Individual assignments
  • Coursework
  • Written reports
  • Presentations
  • Group work
  • Workplace simulations

The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.


Job ready

On successful completion of the course, you will have knowledge of:

  • The essential principles and practice of marketing and advertising.
  • How an organisation interacts with its external environment, its customers and stakeholders.
  • The holistic nature of a business organisation and the financial management of organisations.
  • Key business management functions and the strategic management of a business in different forms and contexts.

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Apply appropriate business concepts, models or techniques to analyse marketing problems.
  • Source, analyse and apply appropriate marketing information to support decision making.
  • Present ideas and findings and communicate effectively to an audience in written, verbal or electronic format, using appropriate business media and IT applications.
  • Identify and analyse relevant sources of marketing information and research techniques across different contexts and cultures.
  • Appreciate current contemporary issues, including sustainability, ethics and CSR in marketing and digital marketing.
  • Effectively use specialist tools in digital and social media marketing using appropriate software.
  • Apply appropriate techniques to solve various business management problems, including those of a financial nature.

International experience opportunities

The fundamental nature of this course is international in its outlook, drawing on marketing and business best practice from around the world. We currently have long-running collaborations with KH Leuven in Belgium, School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) in Hong Kong and PSB Academy in Singapore. We run a number of collaborative Online International Learning (OIL) projects on the course, which enables you the opportunity to work with students across the world on a live project tackling a specific marketing challenge in global virtual and multicultural teams**. In the past, previous students have worked with peers in the USA, South America, India and many European countries undertaking business challenges as part of the international X-Culture competition.

Throughout the course there will be opportunities to visit relevant companies giving you the chance to gain a real life experience of marketing, both at home and abroad**. Previous cohorts of students have visited Leuven in Belgium, Dubai and Malaysia to experience other cultures and take part in marketing activities in international teams.

Please note that all UK and international experience opportunities may be subject to additional costs, competitive application, availability and meeting applicable visa and travel requirements are therefore not guaranteed.

This is a broad-based course, designed to develop knowledge in broader management functions, with more specialised skills in a range of marketing areas. It is an ideal course for those seeking to develop a broad range of skills and knowledge, to create more flexibility in future careers.

Jaswinder Sekhon, BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Course Director, quoted in 2021
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I feel a lot more confident in myself due to varying factors including things such as being on a first name basis with lecturers and tutors, and the genuine care from these lecturers to ensure we achieve the grade we can.

Daisy Younger, Business and Marketing BA (Hons) student, quoted in 2020
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Entry requirements

Typical offer for 2022 entry.

Requirement What we're looking for
A level BBB
GCSE Minimum 5 GCSE's graded 9-4 / A* - C including English and Maths
BTEC DDM
IB Diploma 30 - 31 points 

We recognise a breadth of qualifications, speak to one of our advisers today to find out how we can help you.

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Select your region to find detailed information about entry requirements:


You can view our full list of country specific entry requirements on our Entry requirements page.

If you do not have the typical entry requirements, you may want to consider studying this course with an International Foundation Year. Upon successful completion our International Foundation Year - Business will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to progress onto this undergraduate degree.

Alternatively, visit our International hub for further advice and guidance on finding in-country agents and representatives, joining our in-country events and how to apply.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall (with at least 5.5 in each component area).

If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course. 

For more information on our approved English language tests visit our English language requirements page.

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Fees and funding

2022/23 Tuition fees

Student Full time Part time
UK £9,250 per year Not available
International £15,300 per year Not available

For advice and guidance on tuition fees and student loans visit our Undergraduate Finance page and see The University’s Tuition Fee and Refund Terms and Conditions.

We offer a range of International scholarships to students all over the world. For more information, visit our International Scholarships page.

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessments, facilities and support services. There may be additional costs not covered by this fee such as accommodation and living costs, recommended reading books, stationery, printing and re-assessments should you need them. Find out what's included in your tuition costs.


Facilities

We have a range of facilities**** available to support our Business and Marketing students in putting the theories you are taught into practice. 

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DigiComm Lab

Designed to build creative minds, the DigiComm Lab is currently equipped with the latest industry-standard marketing and advertising software and devices to support your creative development.

 

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Business Simulation Suite

Coventry Business School's Business Simulation Suite utilises the latest business simulation software to give students the opportunity to improve their business skills.

 

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Talent Team

Our dedicated Talent Team can assist you in applying for work placements, graduate level jobs and offer skills development workshops. They also organise networking events to introduce you to potential employers and industry contacts.


Careers and opportunities

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Apply appropriate business concepts, models or techniques to analyse marketing problems.
  • Source, analyse and apply appropriate marketing information to support decision making.
  • Present ideas and findings and communicate effectively to an audience in written, verbal or electronic format, using appropriate business media and IT applications.
  • Identify and analyse relevant sources of marketing information and research techniques across different contexts and cultures.
  • Appreciate current contemporary issues including sustainability, ethics and CSR in marketing and digital marketing.
  • Effectively use specialist tools in digital and social media marketing using appropriate software.
  • Apply appropriate techniques to solve a range of different business management problems, including those of a financial nature.

Our Business and Marketing BA should provide you with a critical and reflective understanding of marketing and its relationship with the wider international business environment. It could lead to potential future specialist career options in such areas as advertising, digital marketing and project coordination, as well as more general roles in business analysis, project management or sales management.

Designed to prepare you for a successful career in marketing and advertising, this course offers opportunities to gain industry experience, such as field trips, live cases with clients, business simulations and work experience**. We currently have placement collaborations with employers, including Bromwich Hardy and BioCote. Past students have done work placements such as Trade Marketing Assistant at Bosch, Marketing and Sales Intern at Industrial Turbine Company Ltd (Siemens Energy) and Public Relations Officer at Saif Social and Health Care Homes.

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your potential future career options and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. You will have the support of the faculty’s dedicated Talent Team which has an extensive network of employers with a wide range of internship possibilities**. The Talent Team will also support you (subject to availability) with workshops and guidance on the various aspects of the employment process such as preparing your CV, interview practice and mock assessment centres, as well as putting on frequent employer events, which should allow you to network with potential future employers offering graduate roles, internships and placements in the advertising and marketing sectors**.

Where our graduates work

Some of our past graduates have gone on to a range of careers in marketing, advertising, PR, brand management, marketing research, digital marketing, sales and general management with a wide range of large and small organisations such as Disney, Virgin Media, Dell, PepsiCo and Network Rail.

Further study

Upon successful completion of our Business and Marketing BA (Hons) course, you may wish to continue to further your studies at postgraduate level. You can do that right here at Coventry University, with our Master of Business Administration (Marketing). Studied on campus or 100% online, our MBA with Marketing specialism course looks in detail at topics such as strategy, digital and offline marketing, planning and management.

We also offer alternative postgraduate degrees if you decide to take a slightly different route. You can explore all of your options using our postgraduate course search tool. You may be entitled to an alumni discount on your fees if you decide to extend your time with us by progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate study.

I successfully landed a brand marketing placement role at Johnson & Johnson, a global health care company. This was a fantastic company to immerse myself into the workplace and learn how to manage brands, plan campaigns and work effectively with agencies. Having this work experience also made me more attractive to graduate employers and I could prove I not only had the academic knowledge of marketing but the relevant work experience too.

Jessica Robinson, Business and Marketing BA (Hons) graduate now on the Future Leaders Programme at PepsiCo, quoted in 2022
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How to apply


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  • Student Contract

    By accepting your offer of a place and enrolling with us, a Student Contract will be formed between you and the university. A copy of the 2021/22 Contract can be found here. The Contract details your rights and the obligations you will be bound by during your time as a student and contains the obligations that the university will owe to you. You should read the Contract before you accept an offer of a place and before you enrol at the university.

    Tuition fees

    The tuition fee for the course that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus for the first year of study will apply. We will review our tuition fees each year. For UK and EU students, if Parliament permit an increase in tuition fees, we may increase fees for each subsequent year of study in line with any such changes. Note that any increase is expected to be in line with inflation. Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, EU students should be aware that there may be a change to UK laws following the UK’s exit, this may change their student status, their eligibility to study part time, and/or their eligibility for student finance. We will act in accordance with the UK’s laws in force in relation to student tuition fees and finance from time to time.

    For International students the tuition fee that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus for the first year of study will apply. We will review our tuition fees each year. For international students, we may increase fees for each subsequent year of study but such increases will be no more than 5% above inflation.

    Accreditations

    The majority of our courses have been formally recognised by professional bodies, which means the courses have been reviewed and tested to ensure they reach a set standard. In some instances, studying on an accredited course can give you additional benefits such as exemptions from professional exams (subject to availability, fees may apply). Accreditations, partnerships, exemptions and memberships shall be renewed in accordance with the relevant bodies’ standard review process and subject to the university maintaining the same high standards of course delivery. 

    Facilities

    Facilities mentioned on this page may not be relevant for every course. Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to COVID-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.

    Placements and study abroad opportunities

    Please note that we are unable to guarantee any placement or study abroad opportunities and that all such opportunities may be subject to additional costs (e.g. travel, visas and accommodation etc.), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the requirements in this regard, please contact the International Office for further details if you are an EU or International student.

    Additional costs

    This course may incur additional costs associated with any field trips, placements or work experience, study abroad opportunities or any other opportunity (whether required or optional), which could include (but is not limited to), equipment, materials, bench fees, studio or facilities hire, travel, accommodation and visas).