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Business Management BSc (Hons)

Lancaster University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Are you keen to understand how businesses and managers operate? If you are undecided about whether to study abroad, working for a year in industry or if you are unsure about your future career, this flexible degree offers the rare chance to build your studies as you go and play to your strengths.

As a Business Management student, you study with every department within the Management School. Your degree can be three or four years long depending on your choices. We focus on building self-confidence and improving your skills and knowledge base.

All first-year students study management, marketing, financial accounting, organisations and business statistics.

The second year explores operations management, entrepreneurship and economics. You also have options in further economics, entrepreneurship, marketing and organisations. This continues into your third year. Here you choose options while studying our core subjects of leadership, business and strategic management.

We seek to make our graduates as marketable as possible to potential employers. Every student has access to a specialist Business Management Careers Coach and attends sessions on CVs and teamwork. Building on your employability development plan in your second year means there is time to identify and fill gaps before you start applying for jobs.

Whether you want to work for a hotel chain, continue your studies or train in an area such as accountancy, this degree keeps your options open.

Careers

Our degrees open the widest variety of career pathways in national and international firms, both private and public, as well as in small and medium companies around the world. Some graduates also go on to start businesses themselves.

Graduates have begun their careers as trainee graduate managers, project managers, brand managers, and hotel and property managers. Our alumni are working for a wide variety of employers – from established corporates like BP, IBM, Johnson & Johnson and Sellafield to modern brands like Innocent Drinks.

Our courses are designed to develop your conceptual understanding and provide practice-based insights. You will develop your personal competencies including communications and mathematical abilities. Such skills have helped recent graduates find work in a wide variety of roles in banking, retail, consultancy, sales and marketing and data analysis.

Some former graduates are pursuing their studies with PGCE teacher training or professional qualifications. Many have stayed at Lancaster for Masters degrees.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Lancaster University

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YW, England

Students from over one hundred countries study at the Lancaster campus. An open and welcoming community, equality and diversity are valued.
Lancaster University offers students a range of award-winning, high-quality, safe and comfortable accommodation.
Lancaster University has a vast array of facilities including shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and a sports centre and swimming pool.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 122 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    141 66%

    35th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    23rd

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    47th

    18

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