• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration

About

Available to payroll and pensions professionals who wish to further enhance their work based skills and knowledge in relation to generic business and management, the BA (Hons) Applied Business and Management (CIPP) has been developed to demonstrate the link between payroll/pensions and business strategy.

On completion of the qualification you will:

  • improve your knowledge and confidence within your role
  • confidently be able to question why things are done and make recommendations which will improve effectiveness and efficiencies

Work based project and assignments allow you to apply what you have learned to your daily role, so benefitting your organisation.

Once qualified you will be invited to become a Fellow member of the CIPP.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    120 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • Organisational learning
  • Leadership and management
  • The nature of business organisations
  • The nature of governance and change
  • Power and politics in change
  • Organisational culture and change
  • Teams and organisational change
  • Evaluate the implications of the ‘project management triangle’ of scope, time and cost
  • Demonstrate an understanding of external business environmental factors and how they may affect a project (PESTLE)
  • Appreciate the various stages of project management and understand the various stakeholders involved
  • Understand the nature of accounting: financial accounts, accounting statements, adjustments, cash flow
  • Understand the nature of company finance
  • Evaluate accounting information and service
  • The facilitation of operational and financial control
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial reports
  • Management accounting.

                                                English Language Requirements

                                                You need the following IELTS score:

                                                • Minimum required score:

                                                  6

                                                  The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                                                Academic Requirements

                                                • the CIPP Diploma in Payroll Management or the CIPP Diploma in Local Government Pensions Management 
                                                • the CIPP Foundation Degree in Payroll Management or the CIPP Foundation Degree in Pensions Administration and Management, or
                                                • an equivalent qualification attained at level six, for example a BA in another subject
                                                • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
                                                • Cambridge English Scale: B2 
                                                • London Tests of English: level 4 for undergraduate courses is accepted
                                                • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
                                                • International GCSE English or English as a Second Language: Grade C.

                                                        Tuition Fee

                                                        • International

                                                          6750 GBP/year
                                                          Tuition Fee
                                                          Based on the original amount of 6750 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
                                                        • EU/EEA

                                                          6750 GBP/year
                                                          Tuition Fee
                                                          Based on the original amount of 6750 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
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                                                        Funding

                                                        • We have a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).
                                                        • We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.
                                                        • You must be applying for a full-time degree and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship.

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