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 gives you the opportunity to develop the key business management, leadership and decision-making skills needed for today's dynamic business environment. This course will 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 private and public sector organisations, as well as charities and NGOs on a global, national and local scale. You will take a suite of core modules in the first year to build a solid foundation in business management, and then specialise through a choice of core and optional modules in the second and final years. 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 professional qualification in Management and Leadership through no additional study or assessment.
  • Our Careers and Employability specialists will 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’Oréal, 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. 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 Understanding Markets and Consumers Financial Fluency and Legal Environment 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 E-Commerce Human Resource Development The Psychology of Work & Organisations Environmental Management Business and the Entrepreneur Marketing for Small Business 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

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. 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.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This information is for applicants applying to study at the University of Huddersfield in the academic year 2022/23. This information will be updated with 2023/24 tuition fees as information becomes available. 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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