Business Management BA (Hons)

Are you an ambitious, driven individual? Looking to kick-start your career in the business sector? Accredited by the leading professional body  The Chartered Management Institute (CMI), our Business Management degree can help you gain the confidence and skills to become a future CEO. You’ll study a range of subject areas, including: global business, sustainability, ethical research, financial decision making and innovation,

We are proud to be ranked 14th for the UK’s top universities for producing CEOs and MDs.

This course has a shared first year across multiple specialisms. After your first year, if you want to study a different specialism you can choose to change between BA (Hons) Business Management and BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management.

Why study this subject?
Our academic staff have developed this degree with the latest industry insights, giving you the opportunity to gain real-life business experience whilst you study. Become an innovative leader, team-player, articulate presenter, problem solver and career-ready with our hands-on BA (Hons) Business Management course.

You’ll gain experience of real client projects and enhance your CV, ready for graduate employability. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn how to apply practical and realistic solutions to complex business scenarios, studying subject areas that include financial decision-making, contemporary business issues, international marketing, and strategic agility. All of which will help you to develop and specialize in your areas of interest.

Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?
BNU is a vibrant and diverse university, with student experience at its heart. Our high lecturer-to-student ratio ensures that you receive continual and first-hand support throughout your degree. We’ll help stretch you so you can excel in your abilities and graduate with a versatile and in-demand degree.

With BNU, you can benefit from CMI accreditation, proven to boost employability by providing learners with the management and leadership skills needed to succeed. On completion of your degree, you will gain a CMI qualification developed in consultation with employers.

Our industry-experienced academics will support you to develop the knowledge and understanding of contemporary best practice in strategic international management, preparing you for your first roles in management or for running your own business.

You’ll also have the opportunity to develop solutions for a wide range of businesses. You can gain real-world, hands-on experience, while businesses benefit from having dedicated consultants to carry out research and offer advice tailored to their needs. We’ve previously had students consulting major companies as well as helping start-ups to get their businesses on the move.

Some of the large companies we have worked with include Dreams, Softcat, Enterprise-rent-a-car, Sacla, Dow Chemicals and the NHS. We have also worked with local businesses such as Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and KVA Digital.

Our strong links with industry and knowledge of their requirements for graduates helped to shape this programme. We will also introduce key business speakers and live briefs as assessments throughout the course.

What are my career prospects? 
Once you have completed your degree, you will be fully equipped to begin a career in a range of industries, in general management or to develop your own business. Working closely with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) means that you are well placed to become Chartered Managers once you start work.

This programme offers the opportunity to go on to postgraduate study, either on a full-time basis or part-time whilst working. You may choose to study for the International MBA offered by the University.

BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
N202 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

What are the course entry requirements?

A typical offer will require a UCAS tariff score of: 88 - 112 (Full-time) and 32 - 56 (Foundation Year)

A minimum of two full A-levels (or equivalent) is required. Every application is considered on an individual basis.

For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for the three-year undergraduate programme, or those who do not feel fully prepared for a degree course, can apply for a four-year programme including a Foundation Year. 

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