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BA (Hons) Business Management

For the new generation of managers, change is the only consistency.

Key information

Course duration: 3 Years, 4 Years with Foundation
Study mode: Full-time
Location: Birmingham Aston, Luton, Wembley Central
Intake: Start date to be confirmed
Course level: 6
Award: BA (Hons) Degree



On this programme you will develop a good understanding of the nature of business management in a rapidly-changing world powered by technology.

A key feature of the course is to integrate both academic study and skills development in order to enhance the employability of every student.

You will gain key skills, such as empathy, problem-solving and creativity, which will ensure you are well-equipped to enter the employment market with today's demands. These skills are increasingly important in a world where technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are fulfilling main business activities.

The course will teach you how technology is impacting business, so that you understand how innovation and improvements are essential to business and organisations.



Year 1

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

Year 2

Business Consulting
Project Management
Contemporary Business Economics
Consulting in Practice
Operations and Service Management
Digital Business and New Technologies
Strategic Marketing
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Year 3

Research Methods
Strategic Agility
International Marketing Management
Developing Leadership and Management Skills
Managing and Developing Innovation and Creativity
Change Management and Organisation Development


The assessment will consist of coursework, written exams including time-constrained assessments and practical exams.

The evaluation strategy is underpinned by the course learning outcomes. The assessment methods will vary according to the route linked to the destination chosen.


Each assessment will be looking for evidence that the student has achieved the specific learning outcomes of the module and the broader learning outcomes of the course.


Entry requirements

Application based on previous qualifications:

If you are applying based on your previous qualifications, you will usually have achieved a minimum of 90 credits from a Level 3 qualification such as A Levels or BTECs.

Mature learner 21+:

If you are applying as a mature learner (aged 21+) and do not have the above qualifications, you can apply via our partner's assessment based entry and they will consider your prior experiences (work, voluntary, life and other experiences) that are relevant to the course.

The following will be required to complete:

1. Provide a Personal Statement
2. English Language Test (with a minimum 70% score, equivalent to IELTS 6.0)
3. Maths Test (Score 50%)
4. Complete a SAPE Assessment (Screening for Accreditation of Prior Experience)
5. Applicants will also be invited to attend an Interview.



On successful completion of the programme, you will be well-equipped to move towards a range of opportunities and careers in general management or to develop your own business.
The course will leave you with great knowledge and skills, so that you can pursue a career in any area of business, such as operations and service management, customer management, project management, retail management and more.

This programme also offers the opportunity to focus on a particular area of interest for postgraduate study in the future.

Career pathways associated with this Business Management degree include:

  • Insurance Underwriter

  • Management Consultant

  • Project Manager

  • Risk Manager

  • Stockbroker

  • Supply Chain Manager

  • Actuarial Analyst

  • Arbitrator

  • Business Adviser

  • Business Analyst

  • Business Development Manager

  • Chartered Management Accountant

  • Corporate Investment Banker

  • Data Analyst

  • Data Scientist

  • Forensic Accountant

Disclaimer: The jobs and career pathways associated with this course are merely an example of possible opportunities that anyone following this course could potentially go towards. Career Tree and the university partners do not guarantee these careers after completing this course.



If you are living in the UK, you can take out a tuition fee loan, which you will not need to start repaying until after you graduate. There is also the option to pay your fees upfront.

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