Business touches on almost every aspect of modern society, and graduates with relevant skills are in demand worldwide – with a huge range of career options. This degree is designed specifically to meet the needs of business, offering you a thorough grounding in key disciplines. Making extensive use of up-to-date technology, you will produce business plans and market analyses, gaining the kinds of problem-solving skills and analytical abilities employers seek. You will also develop presentation skills, team-working skills and the ability to effectively evaluate your own work. This varied, challenging and fun course will help you gain the excellent communication skills needed in business and the confidence to tackle the kinds of projects you can expect in your first job. This course is part of a suite of related degrees which starts with a common first two years and then gives you the opportunity to specialise. Pathways available: Business Studies (general), Business Studies (international), Business Studies (Marketing), Business Studies (HRM), Business Studies (Finance), Business Studies (Decision Modelling), Business Studies (Business Analytics), Business Studies (Project Management)
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
Management and Economics
Financial Accounting for Business
Practice Weeks: Career Planning
Management and Development of People
Management Accounting for Business
Business Systems and Operations Management
Strategy and Creativity
Business Practice Portfolio
Specialist Business Project
Practice weeks: The future you
Practice weeks are periods of intense activity where you work on a major project for a real organisation and develop your employability skills.
We have worked on projects for charities, industrial companies and a local authority. These projects are open ended and deliver real value to the organisations we work for.
A wide range and variety of assessment methods are used throughout the course to give you the chance to maximise your chances of doing well by playing to your strengths.
In the first year 23% of your time will be spent in lectures and seminars dropping to 19% in your final year where you will be expected to spend considerable time in private study for your dissertation. In all cases, assessments are individual so it is entirely up to you how well you do.
Some of the different kinds of assessment are listed:
Time-limited tasks: on a set day, you will be given a task which you will need to complete in a set time, such as 48 hours or five days.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
*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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Luton Campus|
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:
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 120 points|
|A level||CCC - BBB|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma||MMM - DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||96 - 120 UCAS Tariff points|
|Scottish Higher||96 - 120 UCAS tariff points|
Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|International||£11,500 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.