This versatile business management degree gives you the space to develop your management skills. Whatever your goals are, you can build your business expertise before beginning a fulfilling career. This is the kind of course that allows you to shape your studies towards exactly what you want to do in the future. Whatever your career ambitions, you can tailor your studies to fit your plan. Whether you want to join a governmental organisation, an established business, or even start your own, the career options with our degree are virtually limitless. In your first year, you’ll find yourself studying everything from financial and managerial concepts to people management and marketing theory. In your second year, you can choose modules that suit your interest, such as HR, finance, project management, supply chain management and more. Not just business theory, it’s also business skill. During your course you’ll build the professional skill set needed to deal with the challenges you’ll face in the fast-paced corporate world, from financial skills enabling you to make monetary decisions to supply management skills allowing you to keep a business operating. Developing your theory in the lecture halls, you’ll study the operations of organisations, strategy, design & production, resource acquisition, business processes and more. This course is perfect for you if you want to learn how to apply theory to practice in a business environment. With our innovative start-up and business game modules, you learn on the go as you start your own pop-up business or take part in a business simulation. Once you’ve built up that foundation of knowledge, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a paid work placement. Here you’ll put the theory you’ve learnt into practice, developing your working knowledge of business and figuring out what you would like to specialise in. We’ll support your entrepreneurial spirit. During your course, you’ll get personalised support from your Personal Tutor, Student Learning Assistant, and Graduate Academic Assistant. Their first-hand experience in your subject area means they understand how to best support you. But the support doesn’t end there. In our Enterprise Development Hub, we will support you to start your own business and develop your budding entrepreneurial skills, while you can also become a student member of the Chartered Management Institute. Your success is important to us and we’ll support you every step of the way.
Business Management BA Honours
Develop your entrepreneurial streak. Learn core skills across finance, marketing and management that are tailored to your career goals
You will develop key business knowledge, skills and experience in order to excel in a management career. Companies and organisations require graduates who have expert business knowledge and can also demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills, with the professional acumen to deal with challenges in a fast-paced corporate world. You will study the operations of organisations: their functions, structure and management and the models and techniques used to achieve successful results. The Entrepreneurship and Small Business modules provide an excellent foundation for setting up and running your own business. In Year 2 and Year 3 you will take one of our specialist pathways, choosing from Business Management (direct route), HR, Marketing, Finance, Project Management, Innovation and Supply Chain. You will learn to work effectively in teams, and be able to present and communicate business management ideas with confidence. We also ensure you develop specialist knowledge in: Stakeholders: their expectations and behaviour. The environment of business and its impact on strategy. Design, production and distribution of products and services. Business resources: acquisition, application and control. Business process: planning, improvement and control.