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Course summary

Why Business? Do you aspire to become a manager and leader? This course is ideal if you enjoy rising to the challenge and finding creative solutions to problems, thinking on your feet and want to work in a fast-paced environment. It is designed to give you the opportunity to develop the key business management, leadership and decision-making skills needed for today's dynamic business environment. This specialist course is designed for those of you who are interested in developing practical skills to harness information to generate business and social values in the new digital era. Good basic quantitative skills would be desirable, although these are not essential as they can be developed in the common first year. In the second and final years, there are data and analytics modules where the emphasis is on applications and the use of techniques in business. This course will prepare you for the wider global world of business. You may even end up working outside the UK for a multinational corporation or international agency. How will you learn? You will learn through lectures, workshops, seminars, live and client-facing projects, you will also have lots of opportunity for practical application.

  • You can gain practical skills in a dynamic business environment.
  • We’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement year, working in a business, either here in the UK or abroad.
  • We work closely with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and you’ll have the opportunity to achieve a CMI qualification in Management and Leadership through no additional study or assessment.
  • Our HR professionals could also help you create a CV or portfolio, to help enhance your prospects in the employment market.
Previous students from our Business courses have gained experience with businesses such as Hewlett Packard, Lloyds Banking Group, ASDA, Coop Group, Cummins, L’Oreal, Virgin Media and Agricultural Bank of China. What subjects will you cover? To give you the chance to build a better understanding of business, the course covers key business topics. You can choose to build a range of specialist skills including personal development, real world business issues, global management in context, digital and social media marketing. Professional links and accreditation: You can register with the Chartered Management Institute ( providing a further qualification and enhancing your CV through membership of a professional body. We work closely with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and you’ll have the opportunity to achieve a CMI qualification in Management and Leadership through no additional study or assessment. This accreditation is reviewed on a regular basis.


Year 1 Core modules: ASPIRE 1 Understanding Global Dynamics Understanding Business Analytics Understanding Organisational Behaviour Understanding Markets and Consumers Financial Fluency and Legal Environment Year 2 Core modules: ASPIRE 2 Business Research Skills Data Visualisation Business Creation and Development International Business Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include: Advanced Organisational Behaviour Leadership: Theory and Practice Year 3 - optional placement year Final year Core modules: ASPIRE 3 Strategy and Business Transformation Responsible Business Data Analytics and Creating Value Option modules: Choose two from a list which may include: Managing Across Cultures E-Commerce The Psychology of Work & Organisations Human Resource Development Environmental Management Business and the Entrepreneur Advances in Leadership Or you may choose to do a Business and Management Dissertation: Undergraduate Dissertation

Assessment method

Study and assessments will be based on your choice of modules. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15000 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance ( If you are an EU or International student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available ( Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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