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Business and Management BA (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

If you've got the ambition to become a successful business professional, and lead and manage teams and organisations, this accredited BA (Hons) Business and Management course will kick-start your career.

In your first year, you'll get a grounding in the essential topics that underpin the functions of successful businesses. You'll also develop the transferable skills you'll use throughout your degree and career in areas such as team working, prioritisation, planning, IT, entrepreneurship and communication.

In your second and third years, you'll tailor your degree to focus on the subjects that match your ambitions and interests. You'll get to grips with overcoming the challenges global businesses face and have the chance to apply your skills in industry on a summer internship or placement year.

The course sets you up for a career across plenty of sectors and industries in the UK and beyond. You'll have the skills to get ahead as a business professional in areas such as business consultancy, management, marketing, finance and risk analysis.

Tailoring your degree to your interests

This degree shares a common first year with several other business courses. So you'll have the flexibility to transfer to another business degree after year 1 if you develop an interest in a specific subject area such as human resource management, supply chain management, economics, entrepreneurship or marketing.

Accredited by

This course is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Programme Accreditation System (EPAS).

What you'll experience

On this degree course, you'll:

  • Get a rich understanding of core business areas such as management, marketing, accounting, operations and leadership
  • Learn how to work effectively with businesses and people from different cultures and countries, giving you the ability and awareness to operate successfully in the global business environment
  • Tailor your studies in the areas you're most passionate about, by choosing from around 40 module options in areas such as business decision making, analytics, business sustainability, economics, team development, business law, and strategic management
  • Learn leadership and management theories and apply this knowledge on group projects in scenarios that mimic what you'll experience in your business career
  • Hone your entrepreneurial skills, build your network and demonstrate your skills to potential employers by working with local businesses on projects that contribute to their success
  • Develop transferable life and career skills in areas such as time management and prioritisation, planning, presentations and IT
  • Attend lectures and talks from industry experts and experienced professionals.

You can also:

  • Get industry experience or set up your own business on a placement year, taking advantage of our excellent links with local, national and international organisations including well-known companies such as IBM and Rolls Royce
  • Learn a foreign language such as French, German, Italian, Spanish or Mandarin as part of your studies

Careers and opportunities

As a versatile degree, which you can tailor to the areas that interest you, your degree will open doors to various career paths in the business world.

Our graduates have worked for companies including Rolls Royce, L'Oreal and BAE Systems.

You could also do a postgraduate qualification in a business-related area such as project management, digital marketing or human resource management. Or you could join a graduate development scheme.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    117 54%

    72nd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

    17

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