This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year. Budding entrepreneur? CEO of the future? Marketing Director in the making? BA (Hons) Business and Management at Bath Spa University is an innovative course offering a choice of specialist pathways, allowing you to develop the core skills you need to excel in all kinds of businesses. You’ll experience an exceptional learning environment, with supportive academic staff with business experience to assist you along the way. - Develop as a person to achieve your potential through learning about business and how it works. - Have the flexibility to choose modules that you’re interested in. - Bring in modules from areas outside of your course, such as Sustainability. **More about the Professional Placement Year** A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.