Pearson College London (including Escape Studios)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Kent

Business Management with Finance

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Course summary

This degree is perfect to develop core skills in business and become financially fluent. Where better to learn business with finance than from within an international FTSE 100 company, surrounded by London's leading financial institutions? You’ll learn business as it really is in the corporate and entrepreneurial world of London, through regular industry events, interaction with our industry partners and start-ups in residence, guaranteed internships (subject to eligibility criteria) and lots of opportunities to build your employability skills through our Talent Development programme. Previously, our students have pitched to Salesforce, met the directors of Direct Line Group and presented to senior staff from Deloitte. You'll be taught by industry-experienced tutors, many of whom are business leaders and chartered accountants. Study a degree that combines business management with finance, to provide you with an in-demand skillset sought after by graduate employers. This programme is accredited by ACCA, ICAEW and CIMA. Please check our website for more details.

Course details


Level 4 / Year 1 All Business Management students study the same core modules in their first year, to introduce you to key business topics in the context of a real organisation. • Principles of Business 1 (30 credits)* • Principles of Business 2 (30 credits)* • Introduction to Research (15 credits) • Professional Behaviours and Customer Management (15 credits) • A choice of electives (30 credits) Level 5 / Year 2 Core modules: • Introduction to Contract Law (15 credits) • Operations and Project Management (15 credits) • People Management and Leadership (15 credits) • Strategic Marketing (15 credits) Specialist modules: • Corporate Reporting and Finance (30 credits)* • Financial Assurance and Risk Management (15 credits)* • Managing Organisational Performance (15 credits)* Level 6 / Year 3 Core modules: • Strategic Management (15 credits) • Strategic Innovation Management (15 credits) • Final Project (30 credits) Specialist modules: • Advanced Financial Management (15 credits)* • Transnational Economics and Financial Markets (15 credits) • A choice of electives (30 credits) *Passing these modules can give you access to ACCA, ICAEW ACA and CIMA qualification exemptions. Visit our website for more information about qualification exemptions.

Assessment method

Formative assessment Each module contains at least one piece of practice or ‘formative’ assessment for which you receive feedback. Formative assessments are developmental and do not count towards your overall module mark. Summative assessment As you will be able to personalise your degree by choosing elective modules to suit your needs, we cannot provide a precise break-down of your assessments. Typically, your assessment will be designed to reflect the kind of activities you may be asked to carry on in the workplace, either individually or as part of a team. For example, writing reports, analysing data, preparing strategies and presentations. You’ll also submit different types of coursework and sit written exams as part of the assessment for some modules. Apart from receiving feedback for your formative assessment, you will also receive feedback for your coursework and practical exams, and upon request, for your written examinations. Here is the assessment breakdown for the core modules: First year (level 4) 50% coursework 25% written exams 25% oral assessment Second year (level 5) 80% coursework 15% written exams 5% oral assessment Third year (level 6) 65% coursework 35% oral assessment Apart from receiving feedback for your formative assessment, you will also receive feedback for your coursework and practical exams, and upon request, for your written examinations. Progression In order to progress to the next stage (from first to second year, and from second to third year), you will have to achieve 120 credits at the end of the academic year. For further information, including pass marks and progression rules, please see the Student Handbook.

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.






Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Additional entry requirements

Admission tests


We interview all our students because we think it's the best way to find out more about you and for you to find out more about Pearson Business School. We're interested in you as a person and your potential, as well as your qualifications.

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Pearson Business School offers a range of programmes in the fields of Business Management, Law and Accounting. Our Professional Workshops are based on a graduate recruitment event and are therefore a perfect opportunity for you to practice your interview techniques and group assessment skills ready for the world of work. Please see our website for further details:

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6.56.0 in reading and writing, 5.5 in speaking and listening

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

£9,000 per year for a 2021 entry* (please refer to the website for the most up-to-date information) *Please note tuition fees for subsequent years of your programme may change
Business Management with Finance at Pearson College London (including Escape Studios) - UCAS