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.
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 qualification, a Diploma in Management and Leadership. You’ll also receive complimentary CMI membership for the duration of your qualification with BU.
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.
In year three, a 30-week period in industry will help to bolster your CV. This will give you essential real-world experience, placing your theory and skills into practice, and enabling you to 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.
All statistics shown throughout this page are taken from Unistats, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.
Next start date:
September 2018, September 2019
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
4 years including a minimum 30-week work placement
The Chartered Management Institute
For 2018 entry: 120 - 128 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM. For more information check out our 2018 entry requirements.