Business Management at Lancaster University - UCAS

Course summary

BSc Business Management gives you the expertise to understand the changing world of business on national and global levels. It is a comprehensive programme of study that draws from the full breadth of the Management School’s expertise and allows you to build a personalised degree over the three years. Whether you want to work in large private organisations or the public sector or start up your own business, you can personalise your degree to acquire the analytical, quantitative, presentation, and other transferable skills needed to succeed and stand out. Course overview Compulsory modules in your first year cover the broad foundations of management, developing your understanding of the functions and processes involved in managing complex organisations and establishing your leadership skills. You will study across our full-spectrum management school, learning from world-leading researchers and experts to develop fundamental skills in areas including management theory and organisational behaviour, accounting and finance, marketing strategies, business analytics, entrepreneurial thinking, and economic environments. At the end of your first year, you can choose to follow a general management programme or follow a specialist programme in entrepreneurship. In your second year, diverse optional modules allow you to tailor your course to best match your interests and career aspirations. You can either pursue a broad understanding of topics or specialise in your chosen field, choosing from subjects such as operations and risk management, business start-up, entrepreneurial mindset, human resources, finance, marketing, and economics. You will study three core modules and choose from a range of optional modules, examples of which are outlined in the course structure below. Key facts Your final year allows you to customise your studies further, taking in areas such as organisational change, international management, strategy and leadership, organisational ethics, and social contexts of entrepreneurship. The course structure below shows examples of the types of optional modules you might take. Our careers team, including a dedicated departmental careers coach, will work with you from day one to help with internships, placements and graduate employment. We will supply training in CV writing, interview assessment centres and telephone interviews, helping you with your future career ambitions. Business Management is also available as a four-year course with a year in industry or a year studying abroad. Switching to one of these courses after you start may be possible, subject to availability, visa and other requirements. Course outcomes Our graduates leave with the skills required to succeed in modern business. Not only will you possess functional competencies from studying modules in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Business Analytics, and Entrepreneurship, you will also be able to look at business through an ethical lens, placing its activities firmly in the context of society. Our graduates have gone on to work for some of the world’s most important businesses and Non-governmental organisations.

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

We also require: GCSE English Language grade B or 5

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Business Management at Lancaster University - UCAS