Pathways

Northwood Pathway

UniHaven

Northwood Pathway - Entry Requirements

Age Requirements

Applicants must normally be 18 years old by the 31st of December in the year that they start a UniHaven programme.

Academic Requirements

Have successfully completed the UniHaven Foundation or an equivalent internationally recognised foundation programme or ‚ÄėA‚Äô Levels or vocational awards (see Table 4). For more information, see the general entry requirements for admission to the university.

English Language Requirements*

Foundation
Duration IELTS
12 Months 4.5 No single element below 4.0
9 Months 5.0 No single element below 4.5
7 Months 5.5 No single element below 5.0

Diplomas
12 months 5.5 No single element below 5.0
UniHaven Partner - Northwood

Undergraduate Degree Pathways

Northwood University (USA)
Outline

Our Diplomas are designed for students wishing to complete a Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Northwood University. This pathway will provide students with a potential three- or four-year degree pathway through UniHaven to Northwood University. Students choose from one of the following three progression routes:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Operations and Supply Chain Management

Students will study online.

Key Highlights

  • Programme Duration: 2-3 years
  • Programme Credits: 60-84 US collage credits
  • Format: Online
  • Assessment: Completion of a series of online assessments and activities marked by tutor.
  • Taught by experienced tutors, not self directed.
  • Finish your undergraduate degree in as little as 3 years (MGT and MIS routes)

Click to view Pathways below:

Bachelor of Business Administration

BBA - Management

Year One:

UniHaven Level 4 Coursework

 

  • Introduction to Business Economics
  • Research and Academic Writing
  • Introduction to Business Communication
  • Principles of Management
  • Financial Accounting & Analysis
  • Business Ethics
  • Logic and Critical Thinking/Design and Creative Thinking
  • Management Accounting
  • Cultural Perspectives
  • Applied Statistics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Life Sciences in Business

Year Two:

UniHaven Level 5 Coursework

 

  • Marketing Principles and Practices
  • Applied Economics for Business
  • Business Law
  • Business Organisations in a Global Context
  • Finance for Managers
  • Managing Communication
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Management Information Systems
  • Principles of Business Operations
  • Human Resource Management

Year Three:

UniHaven Level 6 Coursework

 

  • Financial Decision Making
  • Sustainable Business Practices
  • Managing Quality and Service Delivery
  • Leadership and Management
  • Research Project
  • Project Management

 

Northwood University Coursework

 

  • College Algebra
  • Leaders of Free Entreprise
  • Foundations of the Modern World I
  • Blueprint for Success
  • Foundations of the Modern World II
  • NSC or MTH Elective
  • Introduction to American Government
  • Operations Management
  • Business Productivity Software
  • International Management
  • Strategic Planning

Programme Content

Level 4 / Year One

To complete the qualification a student must study and pass 11 units.

Introduction to Business Economics

The aim of this unit is to give learners an understanding of the basic concepts and issues in business economics, exploring how they are applied.

 

Research and Academic Writing

The aim of this unit is to enable learners to develop effective research plans, to evaluate different research methods, to use a high standard of academic writing, and to use independent learning techniques to support their self-development.

Financial Accounting and Analysis

This unit provides students with an understanding of the basic accounting principles and techniques involved in the preparation of accounts and analysis required for the organisation.

 

Logic and Critical Thinking/Design and Creative Thinking

This unit provides learners with knowledge and understanding of different types of thinking and their impact on individuals and organisations.  (logic and critical thinking, and how to apply them in a business environment. To provide learners with knowledge and understanding of design and creative thinking, and how to use them in a business environment).

 

Management Accounting

The aim of the unit is for learners to develop their skills in management accounting, including preparation of budgets, costing, capital expenditure appraisal, and to apply these skills to a real-world case or case study.

Introduction to Business Communication

The aim of this unit is to enhance learners’ business communication skills and enable them to operate confidently in the business world. Learners will be able to:

  • make persuasive presentations
  • negotiate convincingly
  • write reports that address and/or solve strategic problems
  • write promotional material
  • enhance their cultural awareness
  • enhance their understanding of cross-cultural communication, and the role of languages in business.

 

Essentials of Management

This unit covers the principles and functions of management, teaching students the key elements in planning and decision making and the significance of different controls required in an organisation.

Cultural Perspectives

This unit provides learners with an introduction to the concepts of cultural intelligence and its impact on individuals and organisations.  Learners will gain knowledge and understanding of culture, ethics and globalisation and how they impact on the business environment.

 

Applied Statistics

The unit aims to provide learners with an introduction to applied statistics.  The learners will learn numerical and algebraic methods before using these techniques to process data and design an investigation using inferential testing.

 

Corporate Social Responsibility

To develop an understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) issues and impacts of CSR policy. Learners will be able to use their knowledge and understanding to make recommendations for responsible business practice. 

 

Life Sciences in Business

This unit aims to develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of natural selection, disease prevention and genetically engineered organisms. These principles are the basis for organisations operating in the life sciences.

Programme Content

Level 5 / Year Two

To complete the qualification a student must study and pass 11 units.

Marketing Principles and Practices

To develop knowledge and understanding of general marketing principles and their application in business.

 

Applied Economics for Business 

To develop knowledge and understanding of elements of applied economics and the impact of the concepts on organisations. 

 

Business Ethics

This unit will enable the learner to develop knowledge and understanding of business ethics and the effects ethics can have on organisations, including planning and the management of their goals and activities.

Managing Communication 

This unit aims to develop knowledge and understanding of communication within and between organisations. Learners will also review their own communication skills in an organisational context. 

 

Management and Organisational Behaviour

The aim of this unit is to introduce to students to the role of manager, and to provide knowledge of and exposure to concepts, theories and their application in the field of management.

 

Management Information Systems

The aim of this unit is to give learners an understanding of how an organisation uses information to design, implement, maintain and manage secure information systems to support its operations. This unit examines how systems can be used to support core business functions and enable organisations to be more productive and competitive within the global marketplace.

Business Law

This unit aims to enable learners to develop knowledge and understanding of some of the main aspects of business law which impact on organisations. 

 

Business Organizations in a Global Context 

This unit develops learners understanding of the issues organisations face operating within a global context. This understanding will allow learners to review the issues currently impacting on business organisations. 

 

Finance for Managers 

The unit aims to equip learners with the knowledge and understanding of the sources and use of finance in organisations and how to evaluate and interpret financial data. 

Principles of Business Operations

This module helps students to appreciate and understand business operations in both the manufacturing and services sectors. It will cover the basic principles of operations within a global context from three key perspectives: understanding operations, designing operations and managing operations.

 

Human Resource Management

The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to Human Resource theory and skills that underpin Human Resource Management (HRM) practices through a range of case studies.

Programme Content

Level 6 / Year Three

To complete the qualification a student must study and pass 6 units.

Financial Decision Making

The aim of this unit is to demonstrate the links between business decision making, risk assessment and financial information. Learners will understand how businesses are financed through their fixed and working capital requirements and how the financial management of each organisation is influenced by its governance and ownership structure.

 

Sustainable Business Practices

The aim of this unit is to raise learners’ awareness of sustainable development issues and how they impact on the strategic development of businesses. Learners will be expected to demonstrate their understanding of sustainability and its effect on business organisations.

 

Managing Quality and Service Delivery

To enable learners to develop the knowledge and understanding required to manage and deliver excellent customer service.

Leadership and Management

The aim of this unit is to enable the learner to understand the role of leadership and management in organisations; and the use of leadership and management skills to improve organisational performance.

 

Project Management

The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding and skills relating to the project management principles, methodologies, tools and techniques that are used in business.

 

Research Project

The aim of this unit is to develop the skills required for the learner to formulate an appropriate research question and to design and undertake a research project to answer that research question. The learner will also need to interpret the outcomes of their research and present them to an audience.

Bachelor of Business Administration

BBA - Management Information Systems

Year One:

UniHaven Level 4 Coursework

 

  • Introduction to Business Economics
  • Research and Academic Writing
  • Introduction to Business Communication
  • Essentials of Management
  • Financial Accounting & Analysis
  • Logic and Critical Thinking/Design and Creative Thinking
  • Management Accounting
  • Cultural Perspectives
  • Applied Statistics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Life Sciences in Business

Year Two:

UniHaven Level 5 Coursework

 

  • Marketing Principles and Practices
  • Applied Economics for Business
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Business Organisations in a Global Context
  • Finance for Managers
  • Managing Communication
  • Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • Management Information Systems
  • Principles of Business Operations
  • Designing and Developing a Website

Year Three:

UniHaven Level 6 Coursework

 

  • Network Design and Administration
  • Database Design and Development
  • Project Management
  • Research Project
  • Advanced Systems Analysis & Design
  • Dynamic Websites

Northwood University Coursework

  • College Algebra
  • Foundations of the Modern World I
  • Leaders of Free Entreprise
  • Blueprint for Success
  • Foundations of the Modern World II
  • Introduction American Government
  • NSC or MTH Elective
  • Philosophy of American Enterprise
  • Business Elective
  • Business Productivity Software
  • ERP Business Applications
  • Strategic Planning

Programme Content

Level 4 / Year One

To complete the qualification a student must study and pass 11 units.

Introduction to Business Economics

The aim of this unit is to give learners an understanding of the basic concepts and issues in business economics, exploring how they are applied.

 

Research and Academic Writing

The aim of this unit is to enable learners to develop effective research plans, to evaluate different research methods, to use a high standard of academic writing, and to use independent learning techniques to support their self-development.

Financial Accounting and Analysis

This unit provides students with an understanding of the basic accounting principles and techniques involved in the preparation of accounts and analysis required for the organisation.

 

Logic and Critical Thinking/Design and Creative Thinking

This unit provides learners with knowledge and understanding of different types of thinking and their impact on individuals and organisations.  (logic and critical thinking, and how to apply them in a business environment. To provide learners with knowledge and understanding of design and creative thinking, and how to use them in a business environment).

 

Management Accounting

The aim of the unit is for learners to develop their skills in management accounting, including preparation of budgets, costing, capital expenditure appraisal, and to apply these skills to a real-world case or case study.

Introduction to Business Communication

The aim of this unit is to enhance learners’ business communication skills and enable them to operate confidently in the business world. Learners will be able to:

  • make persuasive presentations
  • negotiate convincingly
  • write reports that address and/or solve strategic problems
  • write promotional material
  • enhance their cultural awareness
  • enhance their understanding of cross-cultural communication, and the role of languages in business.

 

Essentials of Management

This unit covers the principles and functions of management, teaching students the key elements in planning and decision making and the significance of different controls required in an organisation.

Cultural Perspectives

This unit provides learners with an introduction to the concepts of cultural intelligence and its impact on individuals and organisations.  Learners will gain knowledge and understanding of culture, ethics and globalisation and how they impact on the business environment.

 

Applied Statistics

The unit aims to provide learners with an introduction to applied statistics.  The learners will learn numerical and algebraic methods before using these techniques to process data and design an investigation using inferential testing.

 

Corporate Social Responsibility

To develop an understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) issues and impacts of CSR policy. Learners will be able to use their knowledge and understanding to make recommendations for responsible business practice. 

 

Life Sciences in Business

This unit aims to develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of natural selection, disease prevention and genetically engineered organisms. These principles are the basis for organisations operating in the life sciences.

Programme Content

Level 5 / Year Two

To complete the qualification a student must study and pass 11 units.

Marketing Principles and Practices

To develop knowledge and understanding of general marketing principles and their application in business.

 

Applied Economics for Business 

To develop knowledge and understanding of elements of applied economics and the impact of the concepts on organisations. 

 

Business Ethics

This unit will enable the learner to develop knowledge and understanding of business ethics and the effects ethics can have on organisations, including planning and the management of their goals and activities.

Managing Communication 

This unit aims to develop knowledge and understanding of communication within and between organisations. Learners will also review their own communication skills in an organisational context. 

 

Management and Organisational Behaviour

The aim of this unit is to introduce to students to the role of manager, and to provide knowledge of and exposure to concepts, theories and their application in the field of management.

 

Management Information Systems

The aim of this unit is to give learners an understanding of how an organisation uses information to design, implement, maintain and manage secure information systems to support its operations. This unit examines how systems can be used to support core business functions and enable organisations to be more productive and competitive within the global marketplace.

Business Law

This unit aims to enable learners to develop knowledge and understanding of some of the main aspects of business law which impact on organisations. 

 

Business Organizations in a Global Context 

This unit develops learners understanding of the issues organisations face operating within a global context. This understanding will allow learners to review the issues currently impacting on business organisations. 

 

Finance for Managers 

The unit aims to equip learners with the knowledge and understanding of the sources and use of finance in organisations and how to evaluate and interpret financial data. 

Principles of Business Operations

This module helps students to appreciate and understand business operations in both the manufacturing and services sectors. It will cover the basic principles of operations within a global context from three key perspectives: understanding operations, designing operations and managing operations.

 

Designing and Developing a Website

To provide the learner with the skills and competencies to carry out a Web site development from design to testing in a professional capacity, and to understand a range of issues concerned with Web development activities.

Programme Content

Level 6 / Year Three

To complete the qualification a student must study and pass 6 units.

Network Design and Administration

This unit aims to provide the knowledge and skills needed to enable learners to design a network i.e. how to scale and connect different networks to form an effective inter-connecting network.  It covers hierarchical network design; gathering network requirements; identifying network performance issues.

 

Database Design and Development

This unit allows students to develop skills in the design and development of databases and database management systems, as well as investigating enterprise applications of databases.

 

Project Management

The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding and skills relating to the project management principles, methodologies, tools and techniques that are used in business.

Research Project 

The aim of this unit is to develop the skills required for the learner to formulate an appropriate research question and to design and undertake a research project to answer that research question. The learner will also need to interpret the outcomes of their research and present them to an audience.

 

Advanced Systems Analysis & Design

The aim of this unit is to provide learners with a deep understanding of the activities of the systems analyst and systems designer, and to be able to apply some current techniques.

 

Dynamic Websites

This unit builds on existing knowledge of both databases and web design in order to build dynamic websites and also equips students with a range of skills to present content on the World Wide Web.

Bachelor of Business Administration

BBA - Operations and Supply Chain Management

Year One:

UniHaven Level 4 Coursework

 

Core

  • Introduction to Ship and Port Operations
  • Inventory Process
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Quality Management
  • Applied Statistics
  • Research and Academic Writing

 

Optional

  • Introduction to Business Economics
  • Introduction to Business Communication
  • Essentials of Management
  • Financial Accounting & Analysis
  • Logic and Critical Thinking/Design and Creative Thinking
  • Management Accounting
  • Cultural Perspectives
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Life Sciences in Business

Year Two:

UniHaven Level 5 Coursework

 

Core

  • International Freight Management
  • Logistics
  • Operations Management Processes
  • Procurement Management
  • Movement of Goods
  • Management Information Systems
  • Principles of Business Operations

 

Optional

  • Marketing Principles and Practices
  • Applied Economics for Business
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Business Organisations in a Global Context
  • Finance for Managers
  • Managing Communication
  • Management and Organisational Behaviour

Programme Content

Level 4 / Year One

To complete the qualification a student must study and pass 12 units.

The qualification consists of six core units:

Introduction to Ship and Port Operations

This course will provide the student with an understanding of the range of activities involved in shipboard operations in port and at sea. Explaining the basic operations involved in berthing and un-berthing a merchant vessel. Describing how to calculate space available for cargo stowage.

 

Inventory Processes

This course will provide the student with the understanding of inventory and the associated processes, including the different types of Inventory. The importance of controlling inventory and examine two alternatives to holding inventory.

Quality Management

This course will provide students with an understanding of the range of quality management systems appropriate for use in business. Explain quality definitions used within business. Students will be required to describe three different quality management systems and justify the selection of one for use. Show understanding of the advantages of an organisation having a quality management system in place.

Warehouse Operations

This unit contains 4 learning outcomes which will support the learner to be able to:

  • Understand the principles and operations of warehouses and the equipment used
  • Understand how to identify the factors that impact the safe operations of a warehouse
  • Understand the financial and logistic aspects concerned with warehousing
  • Understand how to produce a plan for the receipt and storage of goods

Applied Statistics

The unit aims to provide learners with an introduction to applied statistics.  The learners will learn numerical and algebraic methods before using these techniques to process data and design an investigation using inferential testing.

 

Research and Academic Writing

The aim of this unit is to enable learners to develop effective research plans, to evaluate different research methods, to use a high standard of academic writing, and to use independent learning techniques to support their self-development.

A further six units must be taken from a choice of nine electives below.

Introduction to Business Economics

The aim of this unit is to give learners an understanding of the basic concepts and issues in business economics, exploring how they are applied.

Financial Accounting and Analysis

This unit provides students with an understanding of the basic accounting principles and techniques involved in the preparation of accounts and analysis required for the organisation.

 

Logic and Critical Thinking/Design and Creative Thinking

This unit provides learners with knowledge and understanding of different types of thinking and their impact on individuals and organisations.  (logic and critical thinking, and how to apply them in a business environment. To provide learners with knowledge and understanding of design and creative thinking, and how to use them in a business environment).

 

Management Accounting

The aim of the unit is for learners to develop their skills in management accounting, including preparation of budgets, costing, capital expenditure appraisal, and to apply these skills to a real-world case or case study.

Introduction to Business Communication

The aim of this unit is to enhance learners’ business communication skills and enable them to operate confidently in the business world. Learners will be able to:

  • make persuasive presentations
  • negotiate convincingly
  • write reports that address and/or solve strategic problems
  • write promotional material
  • enhance their cultural awareness
  • enhance their understanding of cross-cultural communication, and the role of languages in business.

 

Essentials of Management

This unit covers the principles and functions of management, teaching students the key elements in planning and decision making and the significance of different controls required in an organisation.

Cultural Perspectives

This unit provides learners with an introduction to the concepts of cultural intelligence and its impact on individuals and organisations.  Learners will gain knowledge and understanding of culture, ethics and globalisation and how they impact on the business environment.

 

Corporate Social Responsibility

To develop an understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) issues and impacts of CSR policy. Learners will be able to use their knowledge and understanding to make recommendations for responsible business practice. 

 

Life Sciences in Business

This unit aims to develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of natural selection, disease prevention and genetically engineered organisms. These principles are the basis for organisations operating in the life sciences.

Programme Content

Level 5 / Year Two

To complete the qualification a student must study and pass 12 units.

The qualification consists of seven core units:

International Freight Management

This course will provide the student with an understanding of the discipline of air freight forwarding operations. Describe the correct documentation in association with freight forwarding and the conditions of contract and the waybills. Understand the discipline of sea freight forwarding operations Explain the operational effectiveness and competitive strategy in shipping.

 

Logistics

This course will provide students with the understanding of the principles behind logistics requirements of a supply chain. Students will discuss how logistics operations are matched to customer requirements and explain the changes and developments to supply chains that could affect logistics operations. Covering the relevant legislation and regulations that apply to logistics operations within own country.

 

Operations Management Processes

This course will provide students with the understanding of the role of operations and operations management within business. Students will be required to describe the roles and responsibilities of operations managers within different organisational contexts. Discuss how operations management supports business. Understand the design of operations processes as well as the design of the products and services that organisations produce.

Management Information Systems

The aim of this unit is to give learners an understanding of how an organisation uses information to design, implement, maintain and manage secure information systems to support its operations. This unit examines how systems can be used to support core business functions and enable organisations to be more productive and competitive within the global marketplace.

Procurement Management

This unit contains 4 learning outcomes which will support the learner to be able to:

 

  • Understand the key roles and focus of management within procurement
  • Understand the impact of legislation upon the procurement function
  • Understand the importance of building and sustaining collaborative working relationships with suppliers
  • Understand how effective negotiation skills contribute to successful procurement management

 

Movement of Goods

This course will provide students with the understanding of the principles and practices in relation to the movement of goods. Identifying the principles of logistics in relation to the movement of goods. Explaining the characteristics of the main modes of transport used in the movement of goods and their infrastructure requirements and how the characteristics of goods impact on their handling. ensure the appropriate use of resources Describe the planning and scheduling of freight transits using appropriate third-party logistics providers.

Principles of Business Operations

This module helps students to appreciate and understand business operations in both the manufacturing and services sectors. It will cover the basic principles of operations within a global context from three key perspectives: understanding operations, designing operations and managing operations.

A further five units must be taken from a choice of eight electives below.

Marketing Principles and Practices

To develop knowledge and understanding of general marketing principles and their application in business.

 

Applied Economics for Business 

To develop knowledge and understanding of elements of applied economics and the impact of the concepts on organisations. 

 

Business Ethics

This unit will enable the learner to develop knowledge and understanding of business ethics and the effects ethics can have on organisations, including planning and the management of their goals and activities.

Managing Communication 

This unit aims to develop knowledge and understanding of communication within and between organisations. Learners will also review their own communication skills in an organisational context. 

Business Law

This unit aims to enable learners to develop knowledge and understanding of some of the main aspects of business law which impact on organisations. 

 

Business Organizations in a Global Context 

This unit develops learners understanding of the issues organisations face operating within a global context. This understanding will allow learners to review the issues currently impacting on business organisations. 

 

Finance for Managers 

The unit aims to equip learners with the knowledge and understanding of the sources and use of finance in organisations and how to evaluate and interpret financial data. 

Management and Organisational Behaviour

The aim of this unit is to introduce to students to the role of manager, and to provide knowledge of and exposure to concepts, theories and their application in the field of management.