Employer Guide

Welcome to the Employer Guide Area

While our students are in your employment, their primary responsibility is to you and your organisation.  They have a continuing personal responsibility for their own learning and because the placement is an integral part of the degree programme they also have a responsibility to Liverpool Business School.

The student is required to work a minimum of 48 weeks exclusive of annual holidays but inclusive of Bank Holidays and es expected to work a normal 37.5 hour week or your full time equivalent.  Students are usually employed on a fixed term Contract of Employment and should be covered by your Employers Liability Insurance.

Within Liverpool Business School, the following programmes have an optional placement year:

BA (Hons) Business Studies

Students develop a broad competence in the management of people, and products, which is deepened through advanced study in a specialist area in one of the following routes: Human Resource Management, Finance, Marketing, Purchasing, or Service Quality Management.

BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Provides students with detailed understanding of the skills and knowledge used by accountants and financial managers.

BA (Hons) Business and PR

An exciting and innovative degree that aims to produce graduates who will have an appreciation of traditional business functions together with understanding and professional competence in, public relations. It seeks to do this by integrating theoretical, professional and creative approaches to the study and practice of public relations within the framework of business.

BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

Explores the legal aspects of business and employment, business management and employer relations and is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

BA (Hons) Marketing

A blend of cutting edge marketing theory and teaching of practical skills helps students develop the high level of competence they will need to deal with people, money, markets and products in their chosen field.  This degree is approved and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

BSc (Hons) Business Communications

A practical, work focussed degree which aims to develop graduates who understand and appreciate the role of communications in all aspects of business; understanding its key functions and how it can develop competitive advantage through the use of social media, business intelligence and information systems. 

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