Business and Management

University for the Creative Arts

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Whether you're looking to start up your own business, or forge your way as a leader in a small or large organisation in the creative industries, our BA/BSc (Hons) Business Management course will equip you with the practical skills, entrepreneurial attributes and creativity required to make an immediate impact on global business organisations. Based on techniques that have produced world-leading creative professionals in a sector that is undergoing substantial growth, each unit of the course will prepare you for a range of career opportunities in the creative business sector and you'll have the opportunity to specialise in one of five areas: Fashion Industry, Games Industry, Music Industry, Cosmetics and Beauty Industry and Lifestyle Industries. Our close connections with a diverse range of businesses within the creative sector will provide opportunities for exciting and challenging live briefs, offering you the chance to showcase your talents and ensure your learning is tuned to the needs of the commercial world. This practice-based course is taught at UCA’s unique and dynamic Business School for the Creative Industries, at our Epsom campus, alongside a wealth of other creative and business focused students. Based on techniques which have produced world-leading creative professionals in a sector undergoing substantial growth, our Business Management course will prepare you for a range of career opportunities in the creative sector.

Course details

Modules

In Year 1, you'll be introduced to the University and the workshops and facilities available to you. On the course you’ll learn skills that will give you a solid foundation from which to explore your areas of specialist activity, including marketing fundamentals, an introduction to finance and accounting, and project and operations management. In Year 2, the focus is on finding your own specialist way of working and you’ll be encouraged and supported to start working more independently. You’ll cover areas such as E-business and E-marketing, Law for the creative industries, professional practice and business placement. During this year you may also have the opportunity to complete a professional work placement. Year 3 will see you achieve a greater level of independence with self-managed research, study and practice, resulting in a final business project. You’ll cover areas such as business strategy, business research, Enterprise sustainability and business ethics.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Listening 5.5, Reading 5.5, Speaking 5.5, Writing 5.5

We require evidence of your English language ability to meet the requirements for your course. If you're a Home student and studied in the UK, we require GCSE English at a minimum grade C/4 (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2). If you’re an EU student and studied a European qualification, we may accept the English Language score from your main qualification - please review your country from the list on our website to see whether we will accept it: https://www.uca.ac.uk/international-study/equivalent-qualifications/ If your qualification is not on this list, we accept the following English language qualifications: IELTS (overall score 6.0), TOEFL ibt (overall score 88), PEARSON PTE Academic (overall 55), Cambridge Proficiency Exam (overall score 169), Cambridge Advanced Exam (overall score 169). If you need a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you will need to take an IELTS test, and achieve an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum score of 5.5 for each element (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing).

For more information on English Language Requirements, please visit our website:

https://www.uca.ac.uk/International-study/language-requirements-support/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £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
International £16250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note the International Fee will reduce to £15,600 if paid in one instalment prior to enrolment.
Business and Management at University for the Creative Arts - UCAS