Business School

Gain industry experience and graduate ready to make an impact 

Business School

Gain industry experience and graduate ready to make an impact

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Ranked 21st out of 121 universities in the UK

The Guardian University Guide 2022


in the UK for our amazing student support – out of 131 institutions

WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019


student satisfaction for Business Studies

National Student Survey 2022

Join us at our upcoming Applicant Days

Our 2023 Applicant Day dates:

10:00 - 14:00 Saturday 11 February

12:30 - 16:30 Wednesday 15 February

12:30 - 16:30 Wednesday 8 March

10:00 - 14:00 Saturday 25 March

Kickstart your career with the Business School 

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Business courses

Prepare for careers across a range of sectors

We offer a wide range of degree programmes in business and management related subject areas with a distinctive approach to learning and teaching compared to other institutions.

You can benefit from additional opportunities in the Business School by attending activities such as trips, events and business forums.

You can even join the Business Society — a student-led society with the Students' Union.

Select a learning level
  • All
  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Apprenticeship
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BA (Hons) Business Management

Prepare for your career in business with industrial placements and become a confident and impactful member of the workforce when you graduate.
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BA (Hons) Business Management Top Up

Upgrade your level 5 business qualification to a full undergraduate honours degree in business management on this one-year course. Complete work placements and become a confident and impactful member of the workforce when you graduate.
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BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Start your accounting and finance career with an accredited degree and industry placements, as well as receive ACCA exam exemptions when you graduate.

BA (Hons) Business Management and Finance

Develop your business skills as you explore topics including finance, marketing, management, HR and information systems.
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BA (Hons) Finance and Accounting (International Top Up)

Develop your finance and accounting knowledge, cultural awareness, language ability as an international student while completing an honours degree.
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BA (Hons) Event Management

Explore every step of the event management process and plan and implement two assessed events during your studies.
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BA (Hons) Event Management Top Up

Develop your event management knowledge, plan live events and work with clients as you explore the event management process on this top up degree.

BA (Hons) Event Management and Finance

Plan, develop and manage two live events during your studies and work with commercial event providers throughout your degree as you explore finance.
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BA (Hons) Business and Event Management

Explore logistical and operational elements of event management as you organise live client events during your degree.
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BSc (Hons) Digital Marketing

Explore all of elements digital marketing including web development, social media, campaign planning and branding on this CIM accredited course.

BA (Hons) Marketing

Earn CIM qualifications alongside your studies, work with live clients on real projects and prepare for your marketing career.
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BA (Hons) Marketing Top Up

Develop on your experience with a one-year top up degree and graduate with BA (Hons) Marketing. Earn CIM qualifications alongside your studies, work with live clients on real projects and prepare for your marketing career.
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BA (Hons) Business Management and Marketing

Explore topics including people management, human resource management, information systems, finance, and marketing. 
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BA (Hons) Marketing and Event Management

Complete industrial work placements as you plan and manage live events on this Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accredited degree.
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BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

Explore the exciting world of managing people at work on this CIPD accredited course.

BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management

Explore business and HR management as you develop business skills in HR, marketing, finance and information systems.
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BA (Hons) Marketing and Human Resource Management

Become a confident and effective manager as you work with live clients on this Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accredited degree.

BA (Hons) Business and Management (International Top Up)

Study business while developing your English skills as an international student and graduate prepared for postgraduate study.
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BA (Hons) Business English (International Top Up)

Complete your honours level degree learning the fundamentals of business while developing your English skills as an international student.
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Master of Business Administration

Explore topics including strategy, HR, finance, marketing, operations and more as you develop your business skills on this flexible MBA course.
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MSc Digital Marketing with Integrated Placement

Develop your employability from day one as you explore topics including campaign planning, customer insights and global marketing.

MSc International Business and Finance

Develop your practical business knowledge as you explore business administration and finance in the global business context.

MSc International Business Studies with Integrated Placement

Prepare to work as a business manager in an international environment and explore topics like accounting and finance, global economics, management, marketing and global marketing.
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Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

Learn more about management, discover how to support your team and company as a leader, and graduate with a BA (Hons) Management degree on this apprenticeship.
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Digital and Technology Solutions Professional (Software Engineer) Degree Apprenticeship 

Combine workplace experience with theoretical study to graduate with key business and IT skills as you earn your BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions (Software Engineer) degree and work for an employer.
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Digital Marketer Degree Apprenticeship

Explore topics including social media, websites, content marketing and campaign planning as you attend university for one day per week and you earn your BSc (Hons) Digital Marketing degree.
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Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeship

Train to be a manager and learn to lead your team successfully as you attend university for one day per week as you earn your postgraduate degree as you work.
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Master of Business Administration (Online Top Up)

Our online MBA Top Up degree brings together the key skills, knowledge, and attributes of what it takes to lead people and deliver results.
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Executive Short Courses

Vocational, practical and
in-depth short courses

These courses provide workplace professionals and university and college students the opportunity to enhance, refresh or kick-start their chosen careers.

Excellent levels of support

Learn from lecturers who know you by name 

Our dedication to smaller classes allows our expert teaching staff to really get to know and how best to help thrive.

Our experienced staff are invested in your personal and academic development and provide excellent levels of 1-1 support throughout your studies.

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Listen to Ellie’s letter to Dr Jorge Gutic, Senior Lecturer/Exchange Coordinator and as she thanks him for all the support she's received throughout her degree.
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Complete industry placements  

Boost your CV with work placements

Secure placements with businesses across the industry with support from the School Placements office and take advantage from our relationships with employers.

Most undergraduate degrees have the opportunity to complete a 1-year and 10-week placement while you study.

Work with real world clients 

Complete live projects and work with client specifications

Produce live projects including events, websites and more depending on your degree as you work with local and regional business.

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Hear from students and staff

Discover the Business School

Learn from industry experienced lecturers

Be taught by staff with real world experience

Jorge Gutic
Senior Lecturer in Tourism and ERASMUS Student Exchange Coordinator

Jorge specialises in the sustainable management of tourism in environmentally sensitive areas.

Senior Lecturer in Enterprise Education

Tara courses focus on and developing a student centred approach to learning through ‘problem-based’ and ‘action learning’.

Reader in Graduate Employability and Programme Coordinator for
BA (Hons) Event Management

Wendy has worked in the corporate events industry for over 20 years and has served in senior managerial positions for Marriott & Ritz Carlton Hotels in Barbados and the USA.

International Top-Up Degrees

Boost your English and business skills

Our international top up degrees are one-year full time programmes of study which provide international students who hold HND or associate overseas degrees with the opportunity to complete their studies.

These programmes enable students to adjust to studying in the UK and gain the skills and knowledge required for further postgraduate study.

On successful completion, students will be awarded a full BA (Hons) degree in an area of business studies.

Our Business International Top-up courses include:

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