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BA (Hons) Business Studies
Graduate as a high-calibre, forward-thinking professional who can translate latest business theories into sound business practice. BA (Hons) Business Studies equips you with the skills to shape strategy and drive change.
Why choose this course?
BA (Hons) Business Studies can be tailored to your strengths and preferences. After a thorough grounding in core disciplines like strategy, finance, HRM, marketing and enterprise, almost half the course comprises optional modules. This degree is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute so you’ll gain the highly regarded Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership as part of your studies.
Is this course for you?
If you want to stand out as a ‘business-ready’ graduate with strong research, analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills, we’ll help you realise your ambitions.
How you will learn
You’ll apply your knowledge to practical work-related scenarios, business simulations, consultancy projects and case studies. The course features an optional placement year and summer internship opportunities: our students have gained experience with names like Bentley, Enterprise and Rolls-Royce.
Opportunities and experiences
Thanks to our strong employer links ranging from small firms to multinationals, you’ll immerse yourself in the wider business community. Through guest lectures, conferences and networking events, we put you in touch with the brightest business minds.
Careers and employability
BA (Hons) Business Studies prepares you to make a significant impact on business performance. Our graduates carve out fulfilling careers in consultancy and client-facing roles in areas like finance, HRM, sales, marketing and project management.
Did you know? We also offer this course:
- With a Foundation Year
How to apply
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 - 128 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. In addition you are required to have 5 GCSEs grades A-C or grade 4 including Maths and English. For Access to HE please see the specific credits required in the section for Access to HE|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to Higher Education Diploma (60 credits) with a minimum 24 level three credits at Merit plus GCSE Maths and English. Functional Skills or Key Skills at level 2|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|