Eight Reasons to Study a Business & Management Studies Degree
For those considering a degree in this area but need further convincing, the Complete University Guide lends its expertise. Here are the top nine reasons to study a Business & Management Studies degree:
1. Practical & theoretical
A degree in a business related subject strikes a balance between theoretical and practical work. Many business schools in the UK enjoy good relations with local and global businesses alike meaning students benefit from cutting edge business techniques as well as high calibre work placements during their time at university.
2. Case-based learning
Business degrees are notorious for having a high level of case-based learning. Universities use real-life examples so students can apply their learning. Students are seldom in doubt as to whether what they’re learning will have real-life applications.
3. Combined courses
Business schools usually offer a number dual honours degrees meaning you’ll be able to combine a business education with another passion of yours or explore two strands of business in greater detail. Here’s a list of Business & Marketing degrees at UK providers to give you an idea.
4. Large pool of modules
Business is a very broad area and this is reflected in the variety of modules students are able to select from. Students can tailor their degree according to career aspirations or keep their education broad, specialising later in life.
5. International perspective
The world is a small place these days with business becoming more and more of a global endeavour. Business degrees reflect this trend throughout their delivery with specialist international modules and placements, even a year abroad. Here’s a list of Business Studies courses offering time abroad.
6. Internationally diverse cohort
True to form the quality of business education at UK providers attracts a substantial number of students from overseas. In fact it’s our business and management degrees which benefit from the largest number of international students. The figure is more than double than that of engineering & technology, the next highest subject group.
7. Good graduate prospects
Just order our Business Studies & Management subject table by ‘Graduate Prospects’ and you’ll see that business students enjoy a pretty good chance of ending up in professional jobs within six months of graduating.
8. Transferable skills
If graduates choose to follow an alternative path all together, they can rest assured that the transferable skills a business degree develops are in high demand. Skills include understanding how an organisation operates, communication, decision making, numeracy and presenting – just to name a few. Business graduates have a wide variety of career choices and have the aptitude required to work in any industry.