This part-time degree is ideal for you if you want to build on your knowledge and experience of business management to develop your career. The course is flexible, relevant and designed to make you a more effective manager and leader. You will be able to make use of your own experience in previous or current work, as well as gaining from research and theory relevant to the current world of work.
The course combines an excellent grounding in fundamental business management concepts, with an emphasis on the development of business management knowledge and skills. It also focuses on your personal and professional development and will build your capacity for progression to more senior management roles.
This degree seeks to build your business management knowledge and develop your management, leadership and decision making skills and your ability to plan and operate at a strategic level. You study functional, operational and strategic aspects of management across a range of topics covering consultancy, leadership, skills, innovation and decision-making, within the context of the ethics and responsibility, global and cultural and employability threads which run through the modern workplace.
If you're interested in studying full-time you may also be interested in the Business Management specialist pathway available through our Professional Studies BA programme.
On successful completion of the degree you will be entitled to a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management.
Business Management BSc comprises five 'themed pathways' through which you progress, helping you build knowledge and skills:
These pathways run throughout the length of the course as you progress through the organisational levels, functional (level one); managerial (level two) and strategic (level three). There are also three core threads running through the degree:
These are typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our Terms and conditions.
Entry requirements, fees and applying
A-level: 3 A-level passes or equivalent
GCSE: English and Maths grade C/4 or above, or equivalent
A qualification from the University of Leeds counts: our graduates are highly valued by employers. When you complete your degree programme you will also become part of a network of highly employable graduates.
A University of Leeds degree will make you very attractive to employers and enhance your career prospects. The Business Management degree has recently been redeveloped to offer a broader and deeper understanding of business, so you are well placed to progress to more senior management roles within your existing organisation or move to a new role in a different organisation.
The Careers Centre and staff in your faculty provide a range of help and advice to help you plan your career and make well-informed decisions along the way, even after you graduate.The University and the Lifelong Learning Centre provide a range of activities to support LLC students looking to:
Read more at Careers support for LLC students and on the University's Careers website.