Business and Management at University of Portsmouth - UCAS

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Course summary

This is a new course and we’re currently finalising the detailed information for this page. You can still see entry requirements and apply. Overview Get a head start on the job market by studying in one of the business capitals of the world on this BA (Hons) Business and Management degree. Develop your entrepreneurial creativity through collaboration with our local business community and build a strong skillset in management, marketing, finance and sustainability. You'll engage with real London-based businesses, learning from the challenges they face to test theories and solve problems with expert academics and your fellow students, and have the chance to make connections with business leaders at UoP London networking events. You'll also have the option to gain invaluable work experience on a placement year in an industry and business type of your choice, from start-ups to multi-national corporations such as IBM or Goldman Sachs. With a focus on all key business areas - from accounting to operations, international business to cross cultural awareness - you'll graduate with the skills to start a successful career in any commercial arena.

  • Study business and management in London, surrounded by world-leading start-ups, enterprises and companies large and small
  • Gain a well-rounded understanding of business and management today, covering marketing, leadership, economics, global business, sustainability and more
  • Work collaboratively to enrich your learning and apply new skills to the management of real businesses in the local community
  • Build industry connections by attending networking events and presentations alongside London-based business leaders
  • Take an optional placement year or summer internship with a business such as L'Oreal or BAE Systems
  • Learn from an expert team in our purpose-built, tech-rich flexible learning spaces
Careers and opportunities With its emphasis on key business areas and analysis of real London-based business scenarios, this BA (Hons) Business and Management degree will prepare you to climb the career ladder in any sector that appeals to you. You could also progress on to postgraduate study in a business-related area such as project management, digital marketing or human resource management, or choose to set up your own business. Graduates of this course from the University of Portsmouth have secured jobs as:
  • HR manager
  • business transformation consultant
  • marketing manager
  • project manager
  • army officer - squadron operations
  • business development executive
  • product marketing executive
  • account manager
  • personal banker
  • compliance analyst
  • supply chain manager

Modules

Year 1 Core modules in this year include:

  • Business Accounting – 20 credits
  • Business Operations and Systems Management – 20 credits
  • Economics for Business – 20 credits
  • Managing People in Organisations – 20 credits
  • Marketing Principles and Practice – 20 credits
  • Academic and Professional Skills for Success - 20 credits
There are no optional modules in this year. Year 2 Core modules in this year include:
  • Employability, Research Professional Development – 20 credits
  • Leadership, Ethics, Governance and Sustainability – 20 credits
  • Business Venturing – 20 credits
  • Business Analysis and Decision Making – 20 credits
  • International Business – 20 credits
Optional modules in this year include:
  • Managing Product Portfolios - 20 credits
  • People Resourcing and Talent Management - 20 credits
Year 3 Core modules in this year include:
  • Cross Cultural Awareness – 20 credits
  • Transformative Marketing – 20 credits
  • Developing your Research Skills – 20 credits
  • Independent Study Project – 20 credits
  • Strategic Management – 20 credits
Optional modules in this year include:
  • Responsible and Sustainable Business - 20 credits
  • Business Improvement and Creativity - 20 credits
  • International Financial Management - 120 credits
Changes to course content We use the best and most current research and professional practice alongside feedback from our students to make sure course content is relevant to your future career or further studies. Therefore, some course content may change over time to reflect changes in the discipline or industry. If a module doesn't run, we'll let you know as soon as possible and help you choose an alternative module.

Assessment method

Your assessment will depend on which modules you take. Assessment methods are likely to include:

  • written reports
  • oral presentations
  • portfolios
  • exams
- dissertation


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
NN22
Institution code:
P80
Campus name:
UoP London
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Year 3 acceptability - can only accept applicants from AACSB recognised institutions

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
Cambridge English AdvancedAn overall CAE score of 52 or above with a minimum of Borderline in each skill.
Cambridge English ProficiencyAn overall CPE score of 45 or above with a minimum of Weak in each skill.
PTE AcademicAn overall score of 54 with a minimum of 51 in each skill.
TOEFL (iBT)79 with a minimum of 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
Trinity ISETrinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components

Student Outcomes

Operated by the Office for Students
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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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 £17200 Year 1
International £17200 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are accurate at the time of publishing and are subject to change at any time without notice. Fees may also go up in later years, in line with inflation. For more information about fees, go to port.ac.uk/ug-tuition-fees
Business and Management at University of Portsmouth - UCAS