Oxford Business College

BA (Hons) in Business Management Oxford Business College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Buckinghamshire New University

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Course summary

Managing businesses and organisations today takes serious leadership skills. To ensure future success, companies are constantly on the lookout for skilled and qualified leaders.

Employers want graduates who are not just academically qualified, but are also work-ready with professional skills in management and leadership. This three-year degree course equips you with the skills to become a confident and successful manager.

This programme is ideal for students interested in developing business knowledge and management skills in any industry.

Become business-ready
On this programme you will develop a good understanding of the nature of business management in a world of volatility, uncertainty, change and ambiguity.

A key feature is to blend both academic study and skills training in order to enhance the employability of our graduates.

So, as well as studying business theory you will also develop key skills, such as empathy, problem-solving and creativity, in order to ensure you are well placed to enter the employment market. These skills are increasingly important in a world in which technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are now fulfilling vital business activities.

You will also learn about how technology is impacting business, so that you can understand how technology can underpin innovation and improvements to business and organisations.

The tutors on the programme have a wide range of experience and ongoing links with industry. With smaller, more intimate class sizes, we give our students one-to-one teaching and support.

Practical learning
The course focuses on the ability to think critically and will enable you to analyse and evaluate solutions to complex, real-life problems.

We focus on equipping you with the knowledge of contemporary management theories but, of equal importance, giving you the opportunity to apply and integrate that knowledge in real-world scenarios.

Career Prospects
On successful completion of the programme, you will be well prepared to progress to a range of opportunities and careers in general management or to develop your own business. You will have gained a wide range of knowledge and skills, so that you can pursue a career in any profession or business role, such as operations and service management, customer management, project management or retail management.

Year 1 Modules

  • Data Insights for Business Decisions
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Financial Decision Makin
  • Global Business environment
  • The Graduate Challenge
  • Introduction to People Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Career Viewpoint

Year 2 Modules

  • Digital Business and New Technologies
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (optional)
  • Contemporary Business Economics
  • Business Consulting
  • Operations and Service Management
  • Consulting in Practice
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Marketing (optional)
  • Customer Experience (optional)

Year 3 Modules

  • International Marketing Management
  • Developing leadership and management skills
  • Managing and Developing Innovation and Creativity
  • Dissertation (optional)
  • Consultancy Project (optional)

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 BABU
Institution code O22
Campus name Oxford Business College
Campus code A

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

For international students, an IELTS score of 5.5, with no less than 5.5 in each of the components is required.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points Every application is considered on an individual basis.
Applicants who do not meet these minimum requirements, or those who do not feel fully prepared for a degree course, can apply for a four-year programme including a Foundation Year.


English language requirements

For international students, an IELTS score of 5.5, with no less than 5.5 in each of the components is required.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
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

Student Loan Company (SLC) for UK and EU students

Provider information

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Oxford Business College
65 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2BQ


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