Business Studies University of Greenwich


This programme aims to prepare you for a career in business development and management by equipping you with a broad, integrated understanding of key aspects of business and the changing environment in which businesses operate.
It focuses on applied research and management models which can be used to improve business performance, and you will learn to analyse quantifiable information in order to make decisions.
As part of your studies you will also have the opportunity to work with business professionals and/or local communities on live projects. This will help you to gain valuable experience and learn to critique business theory in practice.
You will be encouraged to enter the university’s Enterprise Challenge which rewards student entrepreneurship and innovation. Previous winners have received a prize of £5,000 for their ideas.
We consult with employers, professional bodies and students to ensure that our programmes reflect the latest developments in industry and provide appropriate subject specialisms. Please check online for programme updates.

What careers could I pursue?
Graduates from this degree may pursue opportunities in management, leadership, strategy, project management, human resource management, operations and logistics, advertising and marketing, and finance.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Greenwich Maritime (University Campus)

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    4 years

Course details


Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Personal & Professional Development 1 (Business) (15 credits)
Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits)
Business Planning and Development (30 credits)
Discover Project Management (15 credits)
Introduction to Economics for Business (30 credits)
Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Personal and Professional Development 2 (PPD2) (15 credits)
Project Planning and Management (15 credits)
Creativity and Decision Making in Business (30 credits)
Management of Information Systems (30 credits)
Operations Management (30 credits)
Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Small Business Development (30 credits)
Managing Strategy (30 credits)
Personal and Professional Practice 3 (SMS)
Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Final Year Project: Consultancy Project (30 credits)
Business Creation Project (30 credits)
Final Year Project: Thematic Independent Studies (30 credits)
Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Contemporary Issues in Events Management (30 credits)
International Business Management (30 credits)
E-Business (30 credits)
Corporate Financial Management (30 credits)
International Human Resource Management (30 credits)
Contemporary Issues in Marketing (30 credits)
International Logistics and Supply Chain Management (30 credits)
Contemporary Issues in PR Practice (30 credits)

Assessment method

Students are assessed through exams and in-course assessments including presentations, problem solving activities and computer simulated exercises.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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

Course code N107
Institution code G70
Campus name Greenwich Maritime (University Campus)
Campus code G

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 112 points
A level B B C
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma We will consider combinations of Distinctions, Merits and Passes that total 120 UCAS Points.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 We will consider GCSE English Language and Mathematics at C grade or Grade 4 or above.

Alternative Level 2 qualifications such as Key Skills or Functional Skills are also considered.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,100 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

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

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