3 years part-time
Work experience that would give the applicant an appreciation of a range of different roles and/or work settings and/or management responsibilities. GCSE grades A–C English and Maths or equivalent. Applicants who are unable to demonstrate numeracy skills through a GCSE Maths grade C or equivalent can gain entry onto the course through successfully completing the LLC numeracy assessment and two A Levels grade A-E or equivalent or (for applicants without formal qualifications) successful completion of the University of Leeds Alternative Entry Scheme.
The Dip HE combines an excellent grounding in fundamental business management concepts with an emphasis on the development of business management knowledge and skills and your own personal and professional development. It covers topical areas of business and management such as:
- Human Resources and Managing People
- Managing Change
- Project Management
- Managing Finances
Work-based projects also provide you with the opportunity to apply your learning to practical issues within your workplace. To see full details of the modules you will study please see the entry for this course in the programme catalogue.
How will I be taught?
Classes involve a combination of tutor-led teaching, group work and student activities. Additional resources and activities are available online through the University’s Virtual Learning Environment.
How will I be assessed?
Assessments include academic essays, business reports, case studies, group presentations and examinations. This wide range gives opportunity for students to work to their individual strengths and to gain skills in different forms of expression.
Progression to an Honours Degree
Successful completion of the Dip HE represents the first two thirds of an honours degree. Successful students can progress to a BSc Business Management with just a further two years part-time study.
The programme will develop your knowledge and skills across a number of areas of business management to enable you to be a more effective with the workplace and to build your capacity for progression to more senior management roles.
University of Leeds graduates continue to have a very good reputation amongst employers. According to the 2012 High Fliers survey, Leeds is the 11th ‘most-targeted’ university by the UK’s top graduate employers, and in the 2011 QS World University Rankings, Leeds ranked 51st for the employer review score and came 13th out of the UK universities.
To read more about employability please see www.leeds.ac.uk/employability.
Please contact the Lifelong Learning CentrePhone: (0113) 343 3212