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Liverpool John Moores University BA Business Studies

The BA Hons Business Studies Degree is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to engage in the general Business Environment on completion of this 4 year programme of study.

26 to 29 Weeks
Level 6
Part-Time Study

Campus: Bangor

Course Code: 70010

Duration: 26 to 29 Weeks

Level: 6

Type: Part-Time

Course Structure


Modules of the programme are listed below, all modules are mandatory there are no optional modules in this programme

Level 4

  • Contemporary Business Issues
  • Business Process Management
  • Digital Business
  • Academic and Business Skills
  • Marketing for Business
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Finance & Accounting Skills

Level 5

  • Employability Skills
  • Economic & Regulation
  • Managing Business Projects
  • Law for Business Studies
  • International Institutions, Trade & Markets
  • Research Methods
  • Service Quality Management*  

Level 6

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business Studies Project or Strategic Decision Making & Business Consultancy
  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing for Emerging Markets*
  • International Business Cultures*

In the final year of the degree students will be required to complete a dissertation or an extended project report on a Business area of their choice. 


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Liverpool John Moores University BA Business Studies - Year 2 (Year 2)
70010 / BRD2A



Day: Tuesday/Thursday
Time: 09:00-17:30



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Contact Hours

Contact Hours per week

7.5 hours per week (Tuesday & Thursday evenings) to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

Personal Study

A further 12 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments.

Entry Requirements

General Entry Requirements:

  • GCSE English Language Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy
  • GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above. No Equivalency is acceptable.


  • Applicants should possess a minimum of 96 UCAS points  
  • Alternatively, relevant industrial experience may be taken into consideration

Access Diploma:

  • Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 60%-65%+ including one science module at a minimum of 60%

English Language Requirements for International students:

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)
  • PTE 51 Or an approved equivalent test in English

Equivalent qualifications include:

  • Grade C (or above) in GCSE English
  • Successfully completion of a Level 3 Vocational Programme with assessments completed in English Language
  • Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2)
  • ESOL Level 2 

Tier 4 Students:

  • SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)


  • Successful completion of the admissions process


  • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning.  Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section

Applicants must satisfy the University’s general entry requirements and specific requirements. 

How will I be assessed and given feedback?

Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies. This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study. Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

Where will it take me?

On successful completion of this programme you will enhance your professional development and as a Business Studies graduate you will be able to offer a current or potential employer a range of business skills that will be beneficial to their organisation.  

This is particularly pertinent to the following areas of business: Marketing, Finance, Management, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Quality Management, E-business, Project Management.  

Possible further study may include postgraduate qualifications such as Masters Degrees, and professional qualifications from bodies such as Chartered Institute of Marketing, Institute of Personnel Development, Accounting Technicians Ireland, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, Association of Project Management.

How will it make me more employable?

You will learn transferable skills such as communication, organisational skills, problem solving, leadership and critical thinking which will help you to apply to relevant jobs within the Business Environment.  The programme is designed to facilitate your development of a range of graduate qualities that are highly valued in the workplace.

Additional Costs

Students may have the opportunity to participate in an International Study Tour, which will be self-funded by the student.  The cost of this study tour will vary from year to year depending upon location however, it is approximated in the region of £300-400. Students may also be required to participate in industrial visits, the costs of these visits throughout the year are estimated at a cost to the student of approx. £100 in total.


Course and Provider regulated by Liverpool John Moore University.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:
  • Comply with College Policies and procedures

  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted

  • Pass all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. *The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.

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