University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business and Management

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Course summary

Course Overview

  • Our BA (Hons) Business and Management course aims to shape the next generation of inspiring leaders. We’ll develop your understanding of how organisations operate and the importance of effective management.
  • This is an industry-relevant, practical and contemporary programme which entails close links with business and enterprise, with opportunities to gain vital work experience.
  • There’s a distinct emphasis on practical learning and you’ll develop core business skills such as problem-solving, decision-making, team working and communications.
  • You’ll learn about the key ideas, models and theories that underpin contemporary management – and then you’ll get to put them into practice through live projects, short-term internships, volunteering and/or a one-year paid placement.
Why study with us
  • Our Management studies courses are ranked 1st in the North West and in the UK top 10 for overall student satisfaction – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.
  • We’re also ranked 3rd in the North West for assessment and feedback – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.
  • Regular guest speakers will give you expert insights from some of today’s leading minds in the world of business.
Further Information
  • We offer you the chance to study abroad and take some of your modules at our Cyprus Campus.

Course details


Year 1: Core modules; Management and Organizational Behaviour, Business and Management Project Essentials, Introduction to Business Functions, The Business Environment. Plus one of the following option modules: Principles of Marketing, Human Resource Management, Finance, Business Economics Year 2: Core modules; Global Environment of Business, Work, Organisation and Change, Career Planning, Project and Operations Management, Research Methods. Plus one of the following option modules: Principles of Marketing, Human Resource Management, Finance, Business Economics Year 3: Optional 48-week work placement. Core modules: Management Strategy, Contemporary Issues in Business, Dissertation or Management Report, Management Analysis Project or Professional Development. Plus two of the following option modules: E-Marketing, Management Consultancy Skills, Learning and Development, Evaluating HRM, Coaching and Mentoring, International Management, International Finance There is a 48-week work placement in the third year for those taking the Sandwich route.

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
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

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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

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Business and Management at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS