Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management and Finance

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Course summary

Prepare for a dynamic future working in the global business environment with our Business Management and Finance BSc, which will equip you with the key skills and knowledge for a diverse range of exciting careers. Gain an insight into how financial institutions operate and study the fundamentals of business management to give you a versatile portfolio of skills to achieve your career ambitions. Why choose this course?

  • Access to industry-leading software such as Bloomberg and STATA
  • No. 1 in the UK for Business Studies (National Student Survey, 2020)
  • Spend a year working in industry, or undertake an entrepreneurship year
  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • Study alongside innovative companies based in Keele Business School
Our Business Management and Finance BSc will develop your general business knowledge and insight into the management of different organisations, with a specific focus on financial markets and institutions. The course aim is to give you a valuable set of transferable skills to boost your future employability. You will start your Business Management and Finance BSc by studying the core aspects of financial and management accounting such as balance sheets, budgeting and income statements. You will improve your techniques in preparing key financial statements and using IT to prepare accounting information and strengthen your essential quantitative techniques for developing models and presenting data. You will start to look at increasing your understanding of management and how the modern business world needs individuals who can critically think about management, organisations and the people who are employed by them. Optional modules at this stage of the course include microeconomics and macroeconomics, marketing, business law, international business, human resource management, and the opportunity to learn more about managing in organisations by working with other students to find a solution to a business problem set by a multinational corporation. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

The University considers transfers in to year 2, please provide details of the course and module content from your current/past Higher Education provider. When completing your UCAS application please include in your personal statement reasons for seeking a transfer and please provide a reference from this Institution.

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

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Fees and funding

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Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website:
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