Business and Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) at University of Reading - UCAS

University of Reading

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business and Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

Course summary

Develop the skills to become a successful entrepreneur, and prepare for a career in the rapidly changing world of business, with our BSc Business and Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) degree. This programme, taught by experts from Henley Business School, combines the rigour of a management degree with the creative spirit of entrepreneurship. You’ll gain the expertise to embark on your own business venture, with modules covering opportunity recognition and evaluation, financing, “growth-hacking”, and resource management. Your studies will provide:

  • a solid foundation in business, marketing, and entrepreneurial finance
  • practical entrepreneurial techniques, including lean start-up, business model generation, and design thinking
  • hands-on experience in business development and sales
  • the ability to manage and direct yourself as an entrepreneur
  • the opportunity to create a business idea through the Entrepreneurial Project module.
In your final year, you will also have the option to run your own business with support and mentorship from the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship. Throughout your degree, you will also study the core disciplines that underpin business – including economics, psychology and sociology – and explore theories and concepts such as:
  • international strategy
  • organisational behaviour
  • operations
  • data analytics
  • human resource management
  • accounting.
You’ll learn through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical workshops, and self-guided study. This will provide the opportunity to discuss subject materials in an in-depth way with your lecturers and fellow students. Triple-accredited status from the UK, European and US accrediting bodies (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB). For more information, please visit the programme page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/subject-area/business-and-management-accounting-and-finance-ug/bsc-business-and-management-entrepreneurship

Modules

The following modules have been approved in principle for delivery in 2025/26. Please note that as part of our current curriculum improvement process, all modules require final University approval and may be subject to change. Core modules for this course: Developing Professional Practice; Business in Practice: Accounting for Managers; Management Debates: Ways of Thinking about Business; Practice of Entrepreneurship; Financing for Entrepreneurship. The University cannot guarantee that all optional modules will be available to all students who may wish to take them. Further information about the content of final approved modules will be available in the summer of 2024. We suggest that you regularly revisit our course page during this time to ensure you have the most up-to-date information regarding the modules offered on this programme. Check our website for more details about the course structure.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N298
Institution code:
R12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Contextual offers for this programme are typically two grades beneath our standard entry requirement, e.g. BBC.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
TOEFL (iBT)88We require a minimum score of 88 overall with no less than 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
Cambridge English AdvancedBWe require a grade B or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCWe require a grade C or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
PTE Academic69We require a minimum score of 69 overall with at least 59 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Institution's Own TestTest of English for Educational Purposes (TEEP). We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Trinity ISEMeritWe require a Merit in each element from ISE II. If you take ISE III or ISE IV, we require a Pass in each element.

Full list of acceptable English Language Tests

http://www.reading.ac.uk/ad-EnglishTests.aspx


Student Outcomes

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83%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
89%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £25250 Year 1
International £25250 Year 1
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

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business and Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) at University of Reading - UCAS