The BA/BSc (Hons) Business Studies degree you will develop a broad understanding of business organisations. You will understand how businesses develop strategies, make decisions, organise their internal resources, and manage risk and uncertainty. This degree prepares you for a career in business management in industry, commerce or the public sector. It focuses on the acquisition and application of knowledge relevant to the role of the manager in the rapidly changing environment which is the modern business world. The course also provides you with opportunities to develop and enhance your range of personal and interpersonal transferable skills which are vital to successful performance in the workplace.
The BA/BSc (Hons) Business Studies will set you apart as a ‘business-ready’ graduate who can rise rapidly to higher level roles and make a significant impact in any sphere of business, in any organisation. Students will gain deep understanding of why businesses perform in the way that they do, along with valuable research and analytical skills to support business decision-making and problem-solving. The course covers areas such as marketing, finance, economics and management which will give you the skills and knowledge that you will need to find a graduate role in a diverse number of sectors (banking, retail, market research) and the advance to senior positions in your chosen field. This well-established course will give you the opportunity to acquire a sound foundation in business and management know-how followed by increased specialisation in an area of your choice.
Students on this course love how incredibly flexible it is, as you don’t have to pick your specialism until the end of your second year of study. The students will develop skills essential for modern management and become an independent and entrepreneurial business leader with an analytical approach to problem solving and business analytics.
Your degree in Business Studies will provide insights and expertise in specific business functions such as marketing, human resource management, accounting and finance. You will study specialised topics such as entrepreneurship and international business. You will also develop awareness of the wider environment in which businesses operate, by studying subjects such as business economics and business law.
Course Length: 3 years / 4 years including Foundation year;
Start dates: January / May / September;