Elective modules

As mentioned on our individual course pages, there will be some opportunities across your course to choose the modules that you study. 

These are known as 'elective modules' and will provide you with a deeper understanding of certain subject areas. 

You can find the specific elective modules available for each of our courses below. 

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BA (Honours) Business Management 

First year (level 4) 

During the second term you will be able to choose 30 credits from the indicative list of elective modules below:

- Agile App Design for Business (15 credits)
- Business Mathematics (15 credits)
- Industry Studies 1 - Consumer Goods (15 credits)
- International Business Regions 1 - Greater China (15 credits)
- Introduction to Business Economics (15 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning (30 credits)
- Principles of Management Reporting and Decision Making (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F2

Second year (level 5)

You can choose 60 credits of elective modules across a range of contemporary and established business subjects from the indicative list below:

- Analytics and Data (15 credits)
- Business Ethics (15 credits)
- Company Law (15 credits)
- Consultancy Project (30 credits)
- Corporate Reporting and Finance (30 credits)
- Digital and Social Marketing (15 credits)
- Evolution of Global Economies (15 credits)
- Financial Assurance and Risk Management (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F8
- Global Markets (15 credits)
- Industry Studies 2 (15 credits)
- International Business Regions 2 - South America (15 credits)
- Managing Organisational Performance (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F5
- Sales Management (15 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning (30 credits)

Third year (level 6)

You'll have a choice of 60 credits from our range of elective modules as in the indicative list below:

- Advanced Financial Management (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F9
- Brand Building and Management (15 credits)
- Industry Studies 3 - The IT Industry (15 credits)
- Innovative Marketing Strategies (15 credits)
- International Business Regions 3 - Africa (15 credits)
- Predictive Analytics and Big Data (15 credits)
- Self-managed learning (30 credits)
- Sustainability and Purposeful Business (15 credits)
- Transnational Economics and Financial Markets (15 credits)

BA (Honours) Business Management with Finance 

Your first year (level 4)

During your second term you will be able to choose 30 credits from the indicative list of elective modules below: 

- Agile App Design for Business (15 credits)
- Business Mathematics (15 credits)
- Industry Studies 1 - Consumer Goods (15 credits)
- International Business Regions 1 - Greater China (15 credits)
- Introduction to Business Economics (15 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning  (30 credits)
- Principles of Management Reporting and Decision Making (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F2

Your thrid year (level 6)

In your final year, you will have a choice of 30 credits from our range of elective modules as in the indicative list below:

- Brand Building and Management (15 credits)
- Industry Studies 3 - The IT Industry (15 credits)
- Innovative Marketing Strategies (15 credits)
- International Business Regions 3 - Africa (15 credits)
- Predictive Analytics and Big Data (15 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning (30 credits)
- Sustainability and Purposeful Business (15 credits)

BA (Honours) Business Management with Global Industries

Your first year (level 4)

During the second term you will be able to choose 30 credits from the indicative list of elective modules below:

- Agile App Design for Business (15 credits)
- Business Mathematics (15 credits)
- Industry Studies 1 - Consumer Goods (15 credits)
- International Business Regions 1 - China (15 credits)
- Introduction to Business Economics (15 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning (30 credits)
- Principles of Management Reporting and Decision Making (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F2

Your third year (level 6)

In your final year, you will have a choice of 30 credits from our range of elective modules as in the indicative list below:

- Advanced Financial Management (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F9
- Brand Building and Management (15 credits)
- Innovative Marketing Strategies (15 credits)
- Predictive Analytics and Big Data (15 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning (30 credits)
- Sustainability and Purposeful Business (15 credits)
- Transnational Economics and Financial Markets (15 credits)

BA (Honours) Business Management with Marketing

Your first year (level 4)

During the second term, you will be able to choose 30 credits from the indicative list of elective modules below:

- Agile App Design for Business (15 credits)
- Business Mathematics (15 credits)
- Industry Studies 1 - Consumer Goods (15 credits)
- International Business Regions 1 - Greater China (15 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning (30 credits)
- Introduction to Business Economics (15 credits)
- Principles of Management Reporting and Decision Making (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F2

Your second year (level 5)

You can choose 15 credits of elective modules across a range of contemporary and established business subjects from the indicative list below:

- Analytics and Data (15 credits)
- Business Ethics (15 credits)
- Company Law (15 credits)
- Evolution of Global Economies (15 credits)
- Financial Assurance and Risk Management (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F8
- Industry Studies 2 - (15 credits)
- International Business Regions 2 - South America (15 credits)
- Managing Organisational Performance (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F5

Your third year (level 6)

In your final year, you will have a choice of 30 credits from our range of elective modules as in the indicative list below:

- Advanced Financial Management (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F9
- Industry Studies 3 - The IT Industry (15 credits)
- International Business Regions 3 - Africa (15 credits)
- Predictive Analytics and Big Data (15 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning (30 credits)
- Sustainability and Purposeful Business (15 credits)
- Transnational Economics and Financial Markets (15 credits)

BA (Honours) Business Management with Entrepreneurship 

Your first year (level 4)

During the second term you will be able to choose 30 credits from the indicative list of elective modules below:

- Agile App Design for Business (15 credits)
- Business Mathematics (15 credits)
- Industry Studies 1 - Consumer Goods (15 credits)
- International Business Regions 1 - Greater China (15 credits)
- Introduction to Business Economics (15 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning (30 credits) 
- Principles of Management Reporting and Decision Making (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper F2

 

BSc (Hons)/MSci Professional Accounting in Business (for integrated masters students only)

Your fourth year (level 7)

You will complete 60 credits from the following modules:
Please note - where there is a small cohort (less than 30 students) your optional modules will be assigned by your programme leader.

- Strategic Financial Management (30 Credits)
- Strategic Performance Management (30 Credits)
- Strategic Tax Planning and Advice (UK) (30 Credits)
- Leading Assurance Engagements (30 Credits)

BSc (Honours) Digital Marketing 

Your first year (level 4)

During the second term, you will be able to choose 60 credits from the indicative list of elective modules below:
Please note - where there is a small cohort (less than 30 students) your optional modules will be assigned by your programme leader.

- Principles of Business 1 (30 credits)
- Principles of Business 2 (30 credits)
- Introduction to Research (30 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning: emerging technologies, trends and themes in digital marketing (30 credits)

Your second year (level 5)

You will be able to choose an allocated number of credits from the indicative list of elective modules below:

- Digital and Social Marketing (15 credits)
- Global Marketing (15 credits)
- Value Proposition Design (15 credits)
- Consultancy project (30 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning: Digital Graphic Design, Interface and Authoring (30 credits)

LLB (Honours) Law / MLaw Professional Legal Practice

First year (level 4) 

You will be able to choose an allocated number of credits from the indicative list of elective modules below: 

- Introduction to Business Economics (15 credits)
- International Regions 1 (15 credits)
- Industry Studies 1 (15 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning (30 credits)

 

Second year (level 5) 

You will be able to choose an allocated number of credits from the indicative list of elective modules below: 

- People Management and Leadership (15 credits)
- Operations and Project Management (15 credits)
- Self-Managed Learning (30 credits)

LLB (Honours) Law with Business Management

First year (level 4)

You’ll also get to choose an additional 30 credits from the elective modules below:

- Introduction to Business Economics (15 Credits)
- International Business Regions 1 (15 Credits)
- Industry Studies 1 (15 Credits)
- Self–Managed Learning (30 Credits)