Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Business Management Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

Business management is the study of the nature and functions of businesses. A degree in business management at QMU examines key approaches that businesses can take to ensure that scarce resources are managed in the most efficient and effective manner possible to ensure optimum resource allocation. Our business management degrees are centred on the need for businesses and organisations to be economically, socially and environmentally sustainable. We offer a number of business management options at QMU. You can either study a generic business management degree or add an enterprise, finance or marketing dimension to focus on a specialised area of business management.

There is a growing demand for graduates who have a strong foundation in business management, combined with relevant practical experience. As such, a key feature of our business management routes is the focus on employability and experiential learning.

All students will enrol on the general Business Management degree and will study the same modules during Years One and Two. These first two years will provide students with a strong foundation in core Business Management areas such as: marketing, economics, finance, human resource management, entrepreneurship, digital business and law.

In Years Three and Four students will be provided with an opportunity to specialise by completing modules which are specific to their desired professional pathway. Students can choose to continue to study the BA / BA (Hons) Business Management degree or focus on one of the specialist areas of enterprise, finance or marketing. This will allow students to exit at the end of Year Four with a BA (Hons) in Business Management with Enterprise, BA (Hons) in Business Management with Finance or BA (Hons) in Business Management with Marketing. Graduates of all routes will have a broad knowledge base of Business Management, while the tailored routes will also enable graduates to focus on a range of specific career related professional pathways.

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 Q25
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

IELTS of 6.0 with no element below 5.5


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BCC Maths and English at GCES level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM
Access to HE Diploma Various Access Courses are accepted:
Access to Community, Education & Humanities
Access to University Study
Access to Arts, Social Sciences & Primary Teaching
Access to Languages, Arts and Social Sciences
Access to Languages with Business
Access to Humanities/Primary Education
Access to Degree Studies
Access to Arts & Social Science
Access to Humanities
Access to Social Sciences
Access to Teaching
Scottish Higher BBBC National 5 Maths and English.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H3, H3, H3 Maths and English at Ordinary level.
Scottish HNC Pass Successfully complete the HNC with a B in the graded unit
HNC Business Management can allow entry in to year 2 with a B in the graded unit
Scottish HND Pass HND Business Management can allow entry in to year 3 with CB in the graded units


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 IELTS of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £12,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

RUK students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland will pay £9250 in the first three years of the degree with no payment taken in the fourth year

Provider information

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Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Queen Margaret University Drive
Musselburgh
Edinburgh
EH21 6UU


Clearing contact details

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08000 270 300


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0131 474 0000

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