Business Studies London Metropolitan University


Why study this course?

Our Business Studies BA (Hons) degree is an exciting and innovative business course without traditional assessment structures, more in-tune with the modern business culture. The course prepares you for either graduate employment or self-employment and is a great way to build on previous business study at BTEC level. At the end of the course you’ll have developed a professional video CV profile and gained valuable work experience.

More about this course

The Business Studies BA (Hons) degree will fine-tune your approach to business, helping you prepare for your professional career. The broad areas this degree covers includes finance, accounting, management, marketing, human resources and entrepreneurship, and will provide you with a good understanding of how a business is run, from operations to people management.

Studying this degree gives you access to the University’s Bloomberg terminals where you’ll use real-time data to analyse, model and inform your decision making, preparing you for the challenges of the real world. You’ll also use Synergy technology and a "flipped learning" approach to enable collaboration and group work, building interpersonal skills and encouraging communication.

Our teaching staff includes award-winning, research-active and practising professionals, all ready to guide you with their experience and knowledge of the industry. We also invite visiting professors from the industry to further enhance your lectures and seminars.

The course places a strong emphasis on employability and you'll develop a wide range of skills to take with you into your business career. The knowledge you acquire will constantly be linked to real world business situations, giving you extensive experience of the industry. This is built through practical projects and our work-related learning module where you'll experience all aspects of working life in a business environment. You'll also benefit from The Accelerator, our business incubator in Shoreditch which provides you with support, guidance and valuable networks to help you turn your business ideas into reality.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode


  • Location


  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


Year 1 modules include:

Introduction to Human Resources and Management
Managing Accounting and Finance
Using Quantitative Methods in Business
Marketing and Communications

Year 2 modules include:

Business Development
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Funding Businesses
Work-based Learning module (option)
Marketing for the Digital Age
Accelerator module (option)
Business modules (option)
Professional Experience Year Placement (option)

Year 3 modules include:

Strategy in Action, Finance in Action (option)
Accelerator module (option)
Work-based Learning module (option)
business modules, and Project or Dissertation

Assessment method

You’ll be assessed through coursework, presentations, practical projects and seen time-constrained assignments.

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 N100
Institution code L68
Campus name Moorgate
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

International applicants

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For up to date English language requirements please see:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points
A level C C C Typical offer CCC (96 UCAS points from two or more A levels) from business-related subjects.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM In a business-related subject.
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits
P: 15 credits
You should have 60 credits overall in a business-related subject with 45 credits at Level 3 (with a minimum of 30 credits at Merit) and Communications and Maths units passed at Level 2. QAA accredited course required.
Scottish Higher C C C C D A minimum of 99 UCAS points with at least 78 points at higher level in business-related subjects, plus English and Maths standard level at grade C.

We accept a broad range of equivalent level qualifications, please check the UCAS tariff calculator or contact us if you are unsure if you meet the minimum entry requirements for this course. We encourage applications from international/EU students with equivalent qualifications. We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 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

These fees are for the 2018–19 academic year. Fees for new and returning students may change each year by an amount set under the government’s regulation. For further information about our undergraduate fees, please visit: Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.

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