UCC | School of Business and Management


School of Business

Welcome to the UCC School of Business and Management; an environment where innovation and learning thrive.

We examine what organisations do, how they develop their strategies, and why. In association with real-world employers, we focus on innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurship to ensure you are equipped with a competitive skillset so you are ready to begin a successful career in industry.

Be confident, be innovative and be ready to implement change. We look forward to meeting you.

Elizabeth Scott, Head of School

Courses Offered

BA (Hons) Business and Management
Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship Level 6

We offer a unique vocational learning experience, with practical and theoretical teaching embedded in our flexible full and part-time programmes. Our courses are designed with employers’ needs in mind and incorporate industry visits, guest lecturers and work placements. Flexible delivery provides the opportunity for students to fit their studies around employment or other commitments.

The next few years could shape the rest of your life, so it’s important to explore all the options available to you. There are many ways to study for a higher education qualification and choosing the right course will help you get the most out of your study. Colchester Institute aims to provide you with a high quality, industry related learning experience. You can study towards a HNC, HND, CertHE, DipHE, Foundation or Honours Degree.


Kylie Baalham is a lecturer in Business and teaches modules in Conference and Event Management, Work Based Learning, Business Accounting, Small Business Management and Business Resources. Kylie joined Colchester Institute and University Centre Colchester in 2016.

Kylie began her professional career working within the hospitality industry, including seven years working in Amsterdam in 5 star hotels such as the Hilton. She has over 10 years’ experience of various management positions, an expertise that is very pertinent to her lecturing work.

Kylie’s research interests are connected to developing her professional practice by understanding her students’ experience of university training.

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Kylie Baalham

Kylie Baalham is a lecturer in Business and teaches modules in Conference and Event Management, Work Based Learning, Business Accounting, Small Business Management and Business Resources. Kylie joined Colchester Institute and University Centre Colchester in 2016.

Kylie began her professional career working within the hospitality industry, including seven years working in Amsterdam in 5 star hotels such as the Hilton. She has over 10 years’ experience of various management positions, an expertise that is very pertinent to her lecturing work.

Kylie’s research interests are connected to developing her professional practice by understanding her students’ experience of university training.

Read staff profile

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Brett Cutbush, BA (Hons) Management of Sport graduate

"The course opened my horizons within the world of business - especially marketing. My job at GFM Holdings Ltd allows freedom to add my own influence to client briefs to create a top quality product. "

Shereen Masiha, FdA Business Administration graduate

"UCC can give you so much; not only a qualification, but also valuable employment skills and experience that will really benefit you as you start your career."