Introduction to Research Methods (STRO1015)
This module provides students with the knowledge and skills required to carry out an academic or applied research project that will reflect an area of individual interest and will be related to their personal and professional development plan.
Financial and Resources Management (STRO1017)
This module develops an understanding of the main sources of finance available to organisation and the importance of financial planning and budgeting including an understanding of financial indicators. It offers an introduction to the basic principles of economics and finance.
Law and the Legal System (STRO1019)
The first part of this module introduces the English Legal System to the students, including Constitutional principles on the concept of the State and its Citizens. The second part introduces general elements of criminal and civil liability in law.
Professional Practice (STRO1020)
This module is designed to enable students to demonstrate that they have all the qualities and transferrable skills necessary for relevant employment, requiring the exercise of responsibility and decision making, including the ability to relate their professional practice to underlying theories and principles
Organisational Behaviour (STRO1021)
This module introduces students to the study of individuals and groups within the organisational context. It aspires to promote an understanding of organisational behaviour and the significance of organisational designs and characteristics, both from a theoretical and practical viewpoint.
Managing People (STRO1022)
This module provides students with opportunities to focus on the principles of managing people within different organisations. In particular, it will explore team leadership within both the Private and Public sector(s) and the skills and techniques required to work effectively therein.
Independent Research Project (STRO2018)
This module will afford students the opportunity to plan, research, produce and reflect upon the findings of a research project relevant to management in either the Public or Private sector(s).
Applied Psychology (STRO2019)
This module allows students to gain an understanding of the different approaches within psychology to understanding the mind and human behaviour. The module will also provide an overview of the role of experimental research in psychology focussing on altruistic and bystander behaviours. Throughout the module there will be an emphasis on the practical applications of psychology and the importance of methodological and ethical issues.
Society, Government and Global Politics (STRO2021)
This module examines the relationship current political issues have within a global context. Students will investigate and gain appreciation of different political systems across the globe and examine how various global contemporary issues affect the Public Sector.
Media and Public Awareness (STRO2022)
This module will develop the students understanding of the impact that the media has on British Society and the implications for the Public Sector. Students will investigate how the media portrayal of selected events impact upon public opinion and the Public Sector.
International Perspectives to Management (STRO2024)
This module is designed to support students preparation for leadership and the practice of management within a global environment. This is linked to the need to develop stronger cultural skills, a greater capacity for geographical and cultural skills and an improved ability to work effectively as part of a multi-cultural team. Students will also have the opportunity to practically apply these skills.
Applied Criminology and Public Safety (STRO2020)
This module develops an awareness of situational and social approaches to crime prevention and reduction. It also provides an opportunity to critically examine developments within Crime and Disorder policy.
Economics for Business (STRO2027)
This module examines economics in a business context. It explores the concepts and techniques which are involved in economic analysis and considers the relevance of economics and the economic environment to business decision-making.
Fees, costs and funding
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How to apply
Completing this course enables you to progress onto these related courses and programmes with the University of Plymouth at level 5 or level 6, as specifically defined by this programme’s progression agreement.
For further information, including the progression from foundation degree form, please visit https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/business-partners/partnerships/academic-partnerships/study-guide/progression-to-honours-degree
Our partnership with Strode College
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University of Plymouth open days
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Studying with Strode College
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