Business Management (with Placement Year) at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS

Course summary

Confidently climb the corporate ladder with our practical Business Management degree Navigate the corporate world with our hands-on Business Management degree. You will focus on contemporary approaches and critical skills, covering topics like:

  • finance
  • marketing
  • strategy
  • human resources.
You can also specialise in:
  • business law
  • management consultancy
  • digital business.
Our Business Management BA is designed by industry professionals who understand that employers seek graduates who:
  • can apply ideas to practical situations
  • are confident with the latest technological and digital developments
  • maintain the best professional management and ethical standards.
Learn in the capital We are only 30 minutes from central London. Therefore, you’ll have opportunities to explore a diverse hub for business. We also have connections with large companies and small businesses in the local area. Dual accreditation During your business management course, you can complete specific modules to achieve a Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership awarded by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) (subject to CMI moderation). A supportive environment Our campus feels like a community. Your lecturers learn your name and are here to support your needs. Our student, Lauren, tells us that our academics are “really helpful and […] always on hand when help is needed, both in lectures and tutorials”. About the Placement Year A placement year enables you to undertake a year of experience in an organisation between your second and final year. It will enable you to:
  • apply the knowledge and skills you gain from your course in a work setting
  • build your commercial awareness and insights into organisations and industries you might want to work in
  • develop your professional skills through company training, networking skills and confidence in the workplace
  • get some great experience for future job applications or even land a graduate job.
Support from St Mary’s every step of the way Securing a placement can really help you develop your job search skills and the Employability Service placement and Careers Teams can support you to find and apply for available opportunities. Please note: in the event that you cannot secure a placement you will be able to transfer onto the three year version of your degree programme.


During the first year you will be introduced to the principal areas of the Business Management curriculum. The major management theorists will be reviewed within the context of organisational development, as well as the key elements of the business environment. In the second year you will study the core disciplines of Marketing and Financial Management, and will use business case studies to develop your ability to deal with complex management problems. You choose from a range of specialist option modules, according to your academic interests and career aspirations. In the final year, you will study Strategic Management and develop a detailed appreciation of the Business Ethics field, an area of growing interest amongst business practitioners. You will be able to enhance your specialist knowledge through studying a range of dedicated options, including Management Accounting, Employment Law, E-Commerce, Management Consultancy, Marketing Management, and Organisational Change.

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

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with no element below 5.5

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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16320 Year 1
International £16320 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Business Management (with Placement Year) at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS