Business Management and Economics at University of Derby - UCAS

Course summary

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute*, this course is for people who want to do business as well as learn about it. Combined with Economics the practical analysis and problem-solving skills you will learn will set you apart from other graduates. KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE Boost your employability Combining two subjects boosts your employability and gives you the opportunity to develop knowledge and expertise in two subject areas, making you a more versatile graduate – you'll have the choice to study both subject equally, or choose a major and minor subject. Study fascinating subjects The recent global economic and financial crisis has led to a growing interest in the subject area of applied economics. It has highlighted the importance of understanding economic analysis within organisations and the business community. Our Business Management and Economics course is designed to apply economic theory to real-life situations Professionally accredited Our course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, meaning our course meets the CMI’s high standards and priorities. The CMI is a UK professional body dedicated to promoting excellence in management and leadership. CMI accreditation is, therefore, a sign of a high-quality degree. Students receive this accreditation if they pass the Business Management modules in their first year and select and pass required modules in their second year. Tailor your degree With a range of optional modules across areas such as logistics, human resource management, marketing, enterprise and finance, you’ll be able to tailor your studies to your area of interest and your career goals. Specialist facilities You’ll have the chance to use our specialist facilities such as our Financial Markets lab enables students to get hands on with industry standard software that's relied on by financial professionals all over the world. We place a great emphasis on practical, real-world learning through industry projects, links with our overseas partners, and the chance to take a placement year between your second and third year. HOW YOU’LL LEARN: You’ll be taught through several learning and teaching methods, such as formal lectures, which will at times include expert speakers, and seminars. Seminars can be tutor-led or student-led and can include critical analysis of reading, presentations, group work, debates and general problem solving, interaction with real businesses, case study analysis, computer lab work, practical analysis and formative assessment.

  • Tutorials: one-to-one sessions with a tutor to discuss the development of assignments
  • Formal lectures
  • Work projects
  • Self-directed study
YOUR CAREER: Our links with major employers in the area offer the students opportunities to network, build contacts and develop their confidence which adds to their employability. Students are encouraged to gain work experience through the Derby Internship Programme and offered networking opportunities at the many events through the year such as the recruitment fair, Network of Entrepreneurs, and Business Showcase. This degree sets up graduates for a range of careers in industries such as:
  • Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • PR
  • Sales
  • Project Management
STUDY OPTIONS: On the Joint Honours programme, there are different pathways of study available. You can often study both subjects equally or choose to major in a subject. Please view the course page on our website for more information on pathways.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Tuition fees

EU £14900 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14900 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Business Management and Economics at University of Derby - UCAS