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Course summary

Do you have aspirations to work in the high-powered global business environment? Our Business Management BSc will help you launch your business career and develop your managerial expertise. The programme is designed to give you a wide range of essential skills and attributes enabling you to pursue a successful career in the fluctuating and challenging world of business. Why choose this course?

  • No. 1 in the UK. Britain's best university, ranked by students (Student Crowd University Awards, 2022)
  • Spend a year working in industry, or undertake an entrepreneurship year
  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • Study alongside innovative companies based in Keele Business School
  • Register as an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Studying Business Management BSc at Keele will provide you with the business acumen and diverse skillset required to pursue a career in a wide range of sectors. You will gain an insight and understanding of the interesting intricacies of business organisations, including how they operate, the different strategies they use, how they are impacted by global issues alongside evaluating contemporary developments in the field of management. You will be encouraged to improve your critical thinking and build your confidence in challenging the different business management concepts you will be introduced to on the programme. Modules on the course not only aim to develop essential skills such as communication, teamwork and problem solving but also enhance your knowledge of fundamental areas of contemporary business and management including policy, strategy, markets, customers, finance, and information technology. Core modules during year one focus on key subjects such as accounting where you will explore key principles including balance sheets and budgeting and further your knowledge in about financial statements and develop your experience in preparing and examining these. You will also study the world of work and management, gain an introduction to the essentials of marketing, develop your international business knowledge, and broaden your understanding of managing people in the context of social change. You will have the option to select optional modules that cover a wide range of business-related topics. These range from electives on quantitative methods, microeconomics, macroeconomics and human resource management to the global business environment, consumer behaviour and the opportunity to learn more about managing in organisations by working with other students to find a solution to a business problem set by a multinational corporation. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Business Management at Keele University - UCAS