Business, BSc Hons

This programme aims to prepare you for a career in business development and management by equipping you with a broad, integrated understanding of key aspects of business and the changing environment in which businesses operate. It focuses on applied research and management models which can be used to improve business performance, and you will learn to analyse quantifiable information in order to make decisions. As part of your studies you will also have the opportunity to work with business professionals and/or local communities on live projects. This will help you to gain valuable experience and learn to critique business theory read more

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3 years full time

6 years part time

4-6 years distance learning

4 years sandwich programme

Overview

Overview

This programme aims to prepare you for a career in business development and management by equipping you with a broad, integrated understanding of key aspects of business and the changing environment in which businesses operate. It focuses on applied research and management models which can be used to improve business performance, and you will learn to analyse quantifiable information in order to make decisions.

As part of your studies you will also have the opportunity to work with business professionals and/or local communities on live projects. This will help you to gain valuable experience and learn to critique business theory in practice.

Professional development

Once registered on the programme, you may apply to become an affiliate member of the Chartered Management Institute. Successful graduates from this programme can seek exemptions to associate and fellow membership.

Outcomes

The aims of the programme are:

  • To equip you with knowledge of business management and the changing external environment in which business operates
  • To prepare you for a career in business development and management by equipping you with a systematic, broad and integrated understanding of key aspects of business
  • To equip you with capabilities to solve problems systematically and creatively.

What you'll study

For information on courses for this programme click here.

Entry requirements

Please note: Entry requirements may change during Clearing.

Applicants should have:

280 UCAS points

FROM at least two A-levels or equivalent qualification

PLUS GCSE in mathematics at grade B or above and GCSE in English at grade C or above or equivalent qualifications.

Applicants who do not have English as their first language require IELTS 6 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skills) or equivalent in a Secure English Language Test. Alternatively, students with an overall IELTS of 5 or 5.5 can study our pre-sessional English language programme prior to degree studies.

For more information, UK and EU applicants can contact courseinfo@gre.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

International applicants can contact international@gre.ac.uk or +44 (0)20 8331 8136.

What people say

"The course I did at the university gave me the foundation I needed in business. At 18 years of age it's hard to decide your career path. The degree avoids focusing on one niche area in business and focus on all areas of business."

Kate Barrett
BSc Hons Business

Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations and in-course assessments, including:

  • Presentations
  • Problem solving activities
  • Computer-simulated exercises.

Professional recognition

Students may become affiliate members of Chartered Management Institute once on the programme, and can seek exemptions to the associate and fellow membership if they pass all the modules.

Students who complete the sandwich year (work placement) may gain an additional qualification, the Diploma of Professional Experience (DPE).

Careers

Graduates from this degree may pursue opportunities in management, leadership, strategy, project management, human resource management, operations and logistics, advertising and marketing, and finance.

The Business School has a dedicated Employability Office to assist students in securing a placement during their sandwich year. Working with over 200 companies they also offer a range of internships, mentoring schemes and networking opportunities. Find out more about our careers and employability support.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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Campus bus service every half hour between campuses.

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