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Course summary

Gain the skills to plan, promote, finance and grow your business venture. You'll undertake a study year abroad at one of our partners in Europe, North America, Australia or Asia and graduate with the ability to start your own business or bring entrepreneurial thinking to an established organisation. It's also an opportunity to learn new skills and enhance your employability within the global marketplace. With this course you can: • learn about digital business models, technological innovation or digital marketing • learn business fundamentals such as financial and management accounting • benefit from hands-on experience of preparing business plans and presenting pitches to industry experts • choose optional modules that will help you to develop your business management skills in areas such as strategic marketing, project management, finance and accounting, or operational management • study interdisciplinary modules to learn practical skills such as programming and web design Our expert research-led academics are well connected. Through them you'll gain insights from the best and most innovative London-based companies, as well as Southampton's entrepreneurial community. Graduates have started their own businesses, and worked for consultancies such as PwC and Deloitte. We also offer a variant of this course with a paid industrial placement year instead of a study abroad year. Graduates have started their own businesses, and worked for consultancies such as PwC and Deloitte.


On our Business Entrepreneurship course you will develop the skills to plan, promote, finance and grow your business venture. Some of the modules you may study include Innovation, Technology and the Environment; The Lean Startup; and International Business For further module information visit

Assessment method

We'll assess you using essays; individual and group projects; written exams

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate. You will be expected to attain an equivalent standard to the A level applicant. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications please contact the Faculty of Social Sciences Admissions Team on [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

English Language proficiency for international students: All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency. For more information on the University of Southampton’s English Language entry requirements, please see the English Language Proficiency webpage at

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £22300 Year 1
EU £22300 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

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Business Entrepreneurship with Study Abroad Year at University of Southampton - UCAS