University of Huddersfield

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management

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Course summary

Why Business Management? 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 course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive knowledge of business subjects and related skills in preparation for a career in management in a wide range of business organisations. These include not only well-known private sector businesses, but also public sector employers such as health authorities, utilities and local and central government. After the first year, you will take some common modules, such as Operations Management, People Management, Leadership, Strategy and Business Transformation, and then have an opportunity to specialise through a choice of optional modules in the second and final years. How will you learn? You will learn through practical application and delivered lectures, workshops, seminars and group work sessions.

  • You have the opportunity to 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 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 management, the course covers key business topics. You can choose to build a range of specialist skills including managing human resource and personal development, real world business issues, global management in context, digital and social media marketing and people resourcing. ​Due to the wide range of subjects studied on the course you will have lots of different career opportunities upon graduation. Former Business Management students have become sales executives, account managers, project managers, banking executives, human resource professionals and even a forensic accountant, to name to just a few. Our degrees will help you shape your own future. ~ Dr Jiajia Liu, Senior Lecturer in Business and Management 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.

Course details


Year 1 Core modules: ASPIRE 1 Understanding Global Dynamics Understanding Business Analytics Understanding Organisational Behaviour Financial Fluency and Legal Environment Understanding Markets and Consumers Year 2 Core modules: ASPIRE 2 Business Research Skills Operations Management Managing People Leadership: Theory and Practice Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include: Advanced Organisational Behaviour Business Creation and Development Year 3 (optional placement year) Final year Core modules: ASPIRE 3 Strategy and Business Transformation Responsible Business The Future of Work Option modules: Choose two from a list which may include: Advances in Leadership Managing Across Cultures Social Entrepreneurship E-Commerce Digital And Social Media Marketing People Resourcing Or you may choose to do a Business and Management Dissertation: Management 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

Application codes

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

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 - Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15000 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 £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.

Sponsorship information

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Business Management at University of Huddersfield - UCAS