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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 13750 per year

All study options

About Business Studies at Bournemouth University

This course is delivered by the AACSB accredited Business School, an accreditation which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have attained this hallmark of excellence which recognises a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching and student learning.

Successfully educating business’ brightest for over 35 years, this BA degree gives you the theoretical competence and analytical insight to excel in a multitude of business sectors and departments worldwide. Your curriculum, taught by highly qualified lecturers and industry-savvy practitioners, will be peppered with numerous networking events and compelling talks held by guest speakers from a variety of business disciplines.

There’s the possibility of travel in year two, as you can study the second semester at one of BU’s international partner institutions. Currently we boast affiliations in Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United States. A 30-week period in industry in year three, will help to season your CV, give you essential real world experience, place your theory and skills into practice, and harvest a network of professional contacts, all of which are vital for successfully launching a career.

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At the end of your second year you can either choose to remain on this broader focused pathway or select a specialist field of business and graduate with one of the following titles:

  • Business Studies with Economics
  • Business Studies with Enterprise
  • Business Studies with Finance
  • Business Studies with Human Resource Management
  • Business Studies with Marketing
  • Business Studies with Operations & Project Management
  • International Business Studies.

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), this degree carries a dual award, meaning when you complete your studies you’ll gain your Business Studies qualification and a CMI leadership and management qualification, plus you’ll receive complimentary CMI membership for the duration of your qualification with BU.

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Notes about fees for this course

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Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course are 104- 120 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

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