Business Studies with Finance (BA (Hons))

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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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 with Finance 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.

Recognised for its flexibility, our range of Business Studies courses allows you to apply to our broad Business Studies degree (N100) and then move to a business specialism in year two. What’s more, as this course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), you’ll not only graduate with a degree in Business Studies with Finance, but receive a CMI leadership and management qualification too.

Finances are behind almost all business decisions, so it’s crucial to have a strong grasp of financial management and how financial information can inform decision-making. On this Business Studies with Finance degree you’ll discover how to apply theoretical principles and techniques to financial decision-making in what can often be a complex, dynamic and uncertain environment.

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. Plus 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 in Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United States.

A 30-week period in industry will help to season your CV in year three, giving you essential real world experience, placing your theory and skills into practice, and harvesting a network of professional contacts; all vital for successfully launching your career.

You'll apply to Business Studies (N100) and then in your second year, you can choose to carry on with the broad Business Studies route or choose one of our specialist pathways which include:

  • 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.

All statistics shown are taken from Unistats, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 13750 per year

Notes about fees for this course

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/ug-funding

Entry requirements

For September 2019 and September 2020 entry:

104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading or equivalent.

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