Business Studies Bournemouth University

Successfully educating business’ brightest for over 35 years, this BA degree is taught by highly qualified lecturers and industry-savvy practitioners, peppered with numerous networking events and compelling talks held by guest speakers from a variety of business disciplines.

Praised for its flexibility, this CMI-accredited degree allows you to select a specialist field at the end of your second year . You can also study abroad in year two, at one of our international partner institutions, and you’ll enjoy 30-weeks in industry to season your CV, place your theory and skills into practice, and harvest a network of professional contacts.

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), this course carries a dual award, so you’ll graduate with a Business Studies degree and a CMI qualification; a Diploma in Management and Leadership.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    4 years


Course details

Modules

You will study a range of subject areas including management competencies, accounting & quantitative analysis; organisational behaviour & ethics, marketing, principles of business law, economics for business studies, understanding organisations & HRM, finance & business analysis, strategic management and organisational leadership. In your final year you can choose to specialise in a certain area of business on one of our pathways.

Professional bodies

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

  • Chartered Management Institute

How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N100
Institution code B50
Campus name Main Site

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 128 - 136 points 128-136 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma DDM 128 tariff points
Access to HE Diploma 128 - 134 tariff points with any combination of Distinction, Merit, Pass grades
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate – Principal subjects 128-136 tariff points including a minimum of 2 Principal Subjects
Extended Project Qualification Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by 2 A-levels or equivalent
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English and Mathematics grade C (or grade 4 in the reformed GCSE grading) or equivalent qualifications
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 - 33 points 32 - 33 overall including grade H5 from 2 Higher Level subjects
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma Accepted as part of the overall tariff
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DDM 128 tariff points
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-level or equivalent
OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-level or equivalent
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma Accepted as part of the overall tariff
Scottish Advanced Higher 128-136 tariff points including a minimum of 2 Advanced Highers


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 If English is not your first languge, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,750 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per annum. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course.