Our business courses are structured to encourage you to develop your creativity, enterprise and problem-solving abilities as part of a wide range of skills and knowledge relevant to modern business. The courses have a very strong vocational orientation. On completion, you will have developed a range of relevant work skills that will make you attractive to potential employers. The flexibility of the routes allows you to pursue your own interests. The structures ensure that all programmes are coherent at every stage, and that knowledge and skills are developed progressively throughout your course. Course content
The courses available allow you to follow specialist interests in important areas of business. You do not have to make your choices prior to entering your programme, which means you can find out what interests you, what you are good at and how you want your career to develop before committing yourself to a fixed set of subjects.
There is a common first year in the following degrees: Business Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Accounting, Business Economics and International Business. You will take modules that develop basic business skills such as numeracy, information technology and working with people.BA (Hons) Business and Law
This course offers you a broad business curriculum together with the opportunity to study another subject area at degree level.Module guide
Your course content will vary depending on your choice of options. As a guide, modules could include: BA (Hons) Business and Law
- Business Environment;
- International Business;
- Managing People, Finance and Marketing;
- Business Skills;
- Business Law;
- Human Resource Management;
- Business Research Methods;
- Strategic Management;
- Business Ethics;
- Management Information Systems.
There are opportunities for all students to study, for one semester, at our partner institutions in Denmark, Finland, France, Sweden, The Netherlands or Malaysia, where the tuition is in English. If you speak the appropriate language, there are opportunities to study in Germany, Greece and Spain. Careers
These courses are designed to meet employers' needs for graduates who have attained a sound education in business and management, and who have good transferable skills. Typically, graduates find jobs in financial services, marketing, human resources, consultancy and general management. Professional qualifications/exemptions
You will find that our specialist routes are geared towards the needs of the professions and industry, and on completion of the course you may be exempt from professional examinations of related professional bodies. A successful career in business is increasingly promoted by a professional qualification. Links with industry/business
Many of our staff undertake research with business and manage consultancy projects. We are continually developing specialised training courses to meet the needs of industry. Guest speakers from industry are often used in the delivery of more specialist modules.