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Business Management Practice BA(Hons) top-up: Teaching, learning and assessment

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Most of the learning on this course takes place in the student's workplace and is assessed by work-based assignments, and as a result of independent study.

Full details of modules and credit weighting can be found in the programme specification.

Workload for this course

Level 6 requires the completion of four compulsory modules each worth 30 credit points. A student must complete all 120 level 6 credits. All students will be provided with the University regulations and specific additions that are sometimes required for accreditation by outside bodies (e.g. professional or statutory bodies that confer professional accreditation). Full details of each module will be provided in module descriptors and student module guides.

Teaching and assessment for this course

You will be taught through a mix of seminars involving high levels of student participation and interaction, and online learning and work-based mentoring.

Assessment methods include work-based assignments, written reports, presentations, group projects and case-study analyses.

Teaching, learning and assessment at Kingston University

Curriculum

Our courses are carefully constructed to allow you to build knowledge and skills progressively during your degree programme.

We constantly update our curriculum to ensure that it covers the latest developments in your subject area, including the research and professional experience that your tutors bring to the course.

Our course teams also draw on the wealth of experience provided by our professional contacts and highly successful alumni who feed into the design of our courses and provide masterclasses and workshops to enrich your learning.

Academic skills support

Our courses take a progressive approach to help develop your academic skills through the modules you study.

Our Academic Skills Centres also provide one-to-one support and advice on the techniques you need to be a successful student including:

  • essay writing;
  • exam techniques;
  • presentation skills;
  • editing and web skills; and
  • research skills.

During your degree you will develop the independence, creativity and excellent communication skills that we know employers look for in successful graduates.

Assessment

Assignments are designed not just to test what you know, but to help you develop your knowledge, skills and confidence. 

Because we want you to reach your full potential in every assignment, we build in opportunities for practice and 'feed forward' on assessment tasks so that you will know what you need to do to perform at your best when you submit your work.

When we return your work, we give you clear feedback that will show you what you need to work on next time. You'll have the opportunity to discuss the comments on your work one-to-one with your lecturers and your personal tutor.

Personal tutors

When you arrive, we'll introduce you to your personal tutor – the member of academic staff who will keep a particular eye on your progress throughout your time at Kingston University (and after you graduate) and who will show you how to make the best use of all the help and resources that we offer at Kingston University.

Your tutor will give you academic guidance and will make sure that you know how to access our other support services if you need them.

Programme specification

A programme specification is a summary of the main features of a programme and provides details of the intended learning outcomes for students. It details the teaching, learning and assessment methods, including the structure of the programme.

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