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. 

BA (Honours) Business Management 

Please note, elective modules do not apply to students on the BA (Honours) Business Management January start course. 

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 Management Accounting (MA)

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 Audit and Assurance (AA)
- Global Markets (15 credits)
- Industry Studies 2 - Creative Industries (15 credits) 
- International Business Regions 2 - South America (15 credits)
- Managing Organisational Performance (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper Performance Management (PM)
- 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 Financial Management (FM)
- 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 Management Accounting (MA)

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 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 Management Accounting (MA)

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 Audit and Assurance (AA)
- Industry Studies 2 - Creative Industries (15 credits)
- International Business Regions 2 - South America (15 credits)
- Managing Organisational Performance (15 credits) - this module gives exemption to ACCA paper Performance Management (PM)

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 Financial Management (FM)
- 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 Management Accounting (MA)