Bachelor's Degree in Business in United Kingdom

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The field of business is broad and complex, but also vital to everyone in the world and our modern, global economy. Bachelor of Business students will typically concentrate on one area or function of business during the course of their studies. For example, Bachelor of Business students in the UK can focus on business management, information technology for business, fashion business, finance, global business, strategy, psychology or international economics. Still, foundational courses in a UK Bachelor of Business program will often have a similar thread - teaching the basics through accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, management, marketing, operations management, supply chain and international business.

Faculty at the featured schools and institutions listed below have business experience in the UK and abroad, and a proven ability to communicate essential knowledge to students. Bachelor of Business students will benefit from the tailor-made degree programs, hands-on assignments, seasoned lecturers and internship or study abroad opportunities offered at many schools in the UK.

One of the Bachelor of Business in the UK programs listed below might be your ticket to an exciting and rewarding career in business. There's only one way to find out: click to read more and request information about the programs of your choice, today!

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BA (Hons) Business & Management with a Year in Industry

Kent Business School, University of Kent
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The BA (Hons) Business & Management degree covers a blend of academic theories and methodologies together with hands-on practical experience and real industry insight. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business in United Kingdom 2017. Location: Medway Our Business & Management degree covers a blend of academic theories and methodologies together with hands-on practical experience and real industry insight. You will explore a wide range of exciting and challenging business topics including the global business environment, economics, accountancy, marketing, strategy, operations management, human resource management and quantitative skills. You will be taught by leading subject experts with a mixture of both extensive professional experience and academic research excellence. The Year in Industry on a professional work placement equips you with transferable business skills that significantly develop your career prospects and is greatly valued by global employers, as you will gain a genuine appreciation of today’s changing world of business, giving you a solid grounding and real world experience of industry. Membership of the student-led Business Society and links with large employers all contribute to an unrivalled university experience, and also enhance your employability. Degree Options Take a Business & Management degree at Kent Business School in Medway, with a compulsory 1 year in a paid professional work placement within your chosen industry to learn latest business practices, gain real world skills and build your employability. Single honours: Business & Management with a Year in Industry (N104:K) Developing your employability We are ranked 3rd in South East England for Business & Management graduating students' career prospects in the 2016 Complete University Guide. The BA (Hons) Business & Management with a Year in Industry programme will be a foundation for higher learning or prepare you for the advancement to a junior management position in industry, commerce or the public sector. Kent Business School presents a wealth of opportunities for you to gain much more than your valuable business degree. We have strong connections with many global organisations, and provide chances for you to network with them and acquire useful connections to enable you to enhance your student experience and increase your employability. We hold events or activities with such organisations and associations that will also benefit your learning experience and enhance your future career prospects. We provide ideal facilities in an international learning environment for you to forge associations with friends and colleagues whilst at the School and after graduation, as part of the Kent Business School alumni, which will remain with you long after you graduate and may provide assistance in your future career. At Kent Business School you will gain many of the key transferable skills employers are looking for. You are taught to analyse critically, think creatively, express your views cogently, manage your time effectively, and work well independently and in groups. [-]

BSc (Hons) International Business

Kent Business School, University of Kent
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This programme provides a thorough grounding in business, and specialist knowledge and skills in international business. [+]

Location: Canterbury This programme provides a thorough grounding in business, and specialist knowledge and skills in international business. The modern business environment is increasingly international. Consequently, this programme focuses on core topics that are key for all businesses' success, combined with the study of contemporary issues within the international business environment. You have the option of studying a modern European language, and the opportunity to spend a year in Europe or Asia at one of our partner universities. The programme equips you with the key skills and knowledge essential for managing a business, both domestically and within an international context. It will strongly appeal to students who are considering a future career in international management. Degree Options The International Business programme is a 3 or 4 year honours degree with an optional 3rd year spent at a partner University in Europe or Asia, or in a professional work placement, to enhance your experience and employability. The year abroad will take place between year 2 and 3. It will equip you with an integrated knowledge of the economic, social and cultural environment acquired through language and business study. You will need to choose modules in a European language in order to access the Year in Europe or Asia which will give you a sound understanding of the language and cultures of other regions. Single Honours: BSc (Hons) International Business (N126) BSc (Hons) International Business with a Year Abroad (N127) BSc (Hons) International Business with a Year in Industry (N128) Developing Your Employability We are ranked 20th in the UK for graduating students’ employment prospects according to The Times Good University Guide 2016. The BSc (Hons) International Business degree gives you the academic foundation you need for a career in international business or management. A Kent degree offers students excellent career prospects and graduates consistently have an excellent reputation among employers. Our International Business graduates find work in public and private sector management and consultancy both overseas and in the UK. Graduates from Kent have gone on to take up positions at a wide range of companies and sectors, including Deloittes, KPMG, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Lloyds, Sainsburys PLC, Tesco, Transport for London, Yahoo! UK, Thames Valley Police, Heineken, a wide range of media agencies and management consultancy companies. Other graduates have also gone on to start their own successful business ventures or start-ups. Kent Business School presents a wealth of opportunities for you to gain much more than your valuable business degree. We have strong connections with many global organisations, and provide chances for you to network with them and acquire useful connections to enable you to enhance your student experience and increase your employability. We hold events or activities with such organisations and associations that will also benefit your learning experience and enhance your future career prospects. We provide ideal facilities in an international learning environment for you to forge associations with friends and colleagues whilst at the School and after graduation, as part of the Kent Business School alumni, which will remain with you long after you graduate and may provide assistance in your future career. Organisations who provide placements for your year in industry or year abroad view this scheme as an effective way to find potential new employees, so both schemes give you a definite advantage when it comes to job prospects and really enhance your career prospects. At Kent Business School you will gain many of the key transferable skills employers are looking for. You are taught to analyse critically, think creatively, express your views cogently, manage your time effectively, and work well independently and in groups. Students wishing to study abroad for a year need a minimum average of 60% for Stage 1 and Stage 2, with good attendance and academic standing. Students must complete the Overseas Travel Health Questionnaire, and attend a pre-departure briefing by the Go Abroad team. See the options available by programme. Study abroad places are always subject to availability. [-]

BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance

Kent Business School, University of Kent
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree programme at Kent Business School is specifically designed to ensure it responds to the changing needs and expectations... [+]

Location: Canterbury

The BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree programme at Kent Business School is specifically designed to ensure it responds to the changing needs and expectations of today’s accountancy profession, with an international perspective on business.Broaden your skills with specialist accounting teaching staff, many of whom hold professional accountancy qualifications and have experience in a wide range of management disciplines, all with an international focus. You will gain a grounded academic education with an emphasis on key skills such as numeracy, oral and written communication, group work and computing. We offer the opportunity to spend a year on work placement, or to combine accounting with related subjects. Our supportive and flexible approach to teaching gives you the confidence and skills you need to follow the path that most interests you.You have the option of taking the BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree with a year in industry on a professional work placement, which is a great way to develop and equip you with employability skills. We have an excellent record of graduate employment with our graduates moving into a whole range of careers including professional training in public practice (chartered accountancy) or in industry, commerce or the public sector, or financial services or general management.... [-]


Bachelor in Accountancy (Hons)

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years January 2017 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

This course provides the first part, to a superb standard, and it also helps you start towards the second, as many professional bodies will grant you significant exemptions from their exams when you have a Stirling degree. [+]

Keen to become an accountant? Then you'll know you ideally need both a university degree and a recognised professional qualification. This course provides the first part, to a superb standard, and it also helps you start towards the second, as many professional bodies will grant you significant exemptions from their exams when you have a Stirling degree. We have a great deal to offer you. Our teaching and research both have superb reputations for quality. We also provide a great range of courses and an exciting and rewarding system of learning and assessment.‌ You may take the BAcc degree as a three-year specialist degree or a four-year Honours degree. Students taking the BAcc Honours degree must write a dissertation on an accounting topic of their choice. We also offer a BAcc Honours degree in Accountancy and Finance, which provides considerable scope for you to study a variety of topics. The BAcc Honours degree in Accountancy can also be combined with other subjects, please see below. 3rd in Scotland - 2017 Good Uni Guide Accounting & Finance at Stirling is ranked 3rd in Scotland and 14th in the UK, according to the 2017 Good University Guide. According to the 2016 National Student Survey, nine out of ten students were satisfied overall with the quality of teaching, and across all questions in the survey, Accounting at Stirling received the highest score of all Scottish universities. This subject may be studied in combination with a number of other subjects Accreditation It is usual, if you are planning to do professional accountancy training, to get both a university degree and recognised professional qualification. All the Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) degrees (single and joint) are accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS) who will all grant you significant exemptions from their exams when you have a Stirling degree. For full details on exemptions, please contact the Accounting and Finance Division. What makes us different? ICAS Charles Scott Prize A prize of £100 is awarded annually to the Bachelor of Accountancy student with the highest overall performance in modules ACCU9A1 and ACCU9A2 in the same academic session. KPMG Prize There are three prizes of £200 awarded annually to the students with the highest overall performance in each of the modules ACCU9A4, ACCU9AA and ACCU9A6. Accounting and Finance Undergraduate Dissertation Prize A research-based prize of £200 is open to all students on the single Honours BAcc course and is awarded to the student(s) who submits the best undergraduate dissertation(s). The prize may be shared if more than one dissertation achieves the highest grade. Ede and Ravenscroft Prize The Ede & Ravenscroft prize of £700 is awarded on academic merit to the top graded 2nd Year student within each School. In 2016 the prize was awarded to Holly Masterson, a Stirling Management School student studying the Bachelor of Accountancy and Economics course. Annual visits There are annual visits by professional bodies including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Entry requirements Academic requirements Four-year Honours degree SQA Higher: ABBB - one sitting AABB - two sittings GCE A-level: BBB IB Diploma: 32 points BTEC (Level 3): DDM Essential subjects: Mathematics preferred Three-year Honours degree SQA Adv. Higher: ABB GCE A-level: ABB IB Diploma: 35 points Essential subjects: To include Accountancy and Economics. Preference given to those with Mathematics. Other qualifications HNC/HND: Year one minimum entry Scottish HNC/D - Bs in graded units English, Welsh and NI HNC/D - Merits and Distinctions Advanced entry Year 2 entry may be possible with an HND in Accounting. Please consult our Advanced Entry pages for more information. Access courses: Access courses and other UK/EU and international qualifications are also welcomed. Additional information General entrance requirements apply. Mathematics Standard Grade (3), National 5 (C), Intermediate 2 (C), GCSE (C) or Level 4 or equivalent. If examinations are taken over two sittings, or there are repeats or upgrades, the entrance requirements may be higher. INTO University of Stirling INTO University of Stirling offers an International Foundation programme for those international students who do not meet the required academic and English-language criteria. These courses offer a route to study at the University of Stirling through an excellent teaching and learning experience located in the high-quality study facilities on campus. International Foundation Successful completion of the International Foundation in Business, Finance, Economics and Marketing to the required standard provides direct entry to year two of this degree. International Diploma The International Diploma in Business, Finance, Marketing and Humanities prepares you for entry to year three of this degree. English language requirements If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills: IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade C Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Grade C Pearson Test of English (Academic): 54 with 51 in each component IBT TOEFL: 80 with no subtest less than 17 If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this course, our partner INTO University of Stirling offers a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability for entry to this degree. Structure and content The Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) course is designed specifically for students planning a career in the Accountancy profession. Semesters 1 – 3 You will take core modules in the following: Accounting I An understanding of the basic concepts required to prepare and analyse financial statements. Accounting II An examination of the basic accounting techniques used by management accountants to help in decision making and in the formulation of future plans. Finance I An examination of the two key aspects of corporate finance: the financing decision and the investment decision. The evaluation of investment risk and return. Introduction to financial securities and financial markets. Basic principles of security valuation. You are also required to study Economics, Business Management and Business Law. Semesters 4 – 8 You will develop a critical understanding and analytical approach to subjects directly relevant to Accountancy. Core advanced modules include: External Reporting Finance II Taxation Advanced Financial Accounting Accounting Information and Employment Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions Personal Financial Planning Auditing Issues in Accounting Applied Management Accounting Accounting Dissertation Delivery and assessment Teaching is by a combination of formal lectures, seminars, practical workshops and tutorials. The course of small group tutorials provides feedback and reinforcement of lecture topics throughout each semester. Assessment is by a combination of coursework and examinations. For Honours students, all advanced modules undertaken during the final two years of the course count equally towards their overall degree classification. Development of Personal Transferable Skills IT skills through completion of computer workshops (EXCEL & SAGE) and assignments, and by obtaining module information using Succeed Communication skills through active tutorial participation, written coursework and oral group presentations Self management through meeting coursework deadlines (set release and deadline dates) Inter-personal skills through sharing skills and understanding in tutorials and practical computer sessions and group presentations Research skills through the coursework research project Critical reflection through awareness of how personal skills meet the needs of an employer in an accounting / business setting Academic skills of problem solving, numeracy, analytical and logical thinking. Study abroad opportunities You may apply to study at a European university as part of the ERASMUS programme. In addition, you may also apply to study in the US under the University’s exchange scheme with a wide range of universities in North America, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan. Career opportunities Where are our graduates now? Accountancy graduates are currently working in 21 countries around the world including: USA, Australia, Thailand, Switzerland, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Brazil, Germany and the United Arab Emirates. They are contributing to the performance of both finance-related organisations, as well as a range of other private and public sector bodies including: JP Morgan NHS Scotland HSBC Ernst & Young PwC Arcadia Group Unilever Diageo BBC Biggart Baillie Deloitte KPMG IBM Audit Commission Goldman Sachs Grant Thornton Royal Bank of Scotland Morgan Stanley Lloyds Banking Group Halifax Bank of Scotland Proctor & Gamble Recent graduates from Stirling’s Accountancy degree have started their careers in the following roles: Associate, PwC Commercial and Performance Analyst, SSE Audit Associate, Deloitte UK Trainee Financial Advisor, Greaves, West & Ayre Graduate Finance Analyst, Aston Martin Part Qualified Accountant, Yousaf & Co Ltd Graduates who left Stirling up to ten years ago have now forged careers in the following areas: Chartered Accountant, Dickson Middleton Senior Associate, Deloitte UK Auditor, Audit Scotland Assurance Technician, Ernst & Young Management Accountant, Standard Life plc Business Services Manager, RSM Tenon Some of our more established graduates are currently employed as: Senior Partner in their own firm Chief Financial Officer, Energy Australia Finance Director, BiP Solutions VP (Operational Risk Management), J.P. Morgan Head of Quality Review, ICAS Investment Director, Bank of Scotland Equity An Accountancy degree doesn’t only set you up for a career in the financial sector; some of our graduates have built upon their initial university experience and are now working as Solicitors (McClure Naismith), Reporters (EquityRadar), Social Worker (Barnardos), Editor/Cameramen (BBC Scotland), and even a High Court Judge (Court of Session, Edinburgh). A wide range of employers recognise that a student with an accounting/finance background has had a strong business-focused education which will have equipped them with important skills (numerical, communication, problem-solving etc). This explains why graduates from this Division have such a strong employment record. Career Development Centre The University has an excellent Career Development Centre, situated in 3A1, which not only provides access to professional career advice and employment resources, but also runs career planning units and workshops. The Careers Liaison Officer for the Division is Chris Coles and he offers a link between the Division and the Career Development Centre. Chartered Accountancy Training Positions for Chartered Accountancy training (CA) are normally advertised in the autumn prior to graduation (Semester 7) with many firms taking part in a ‘milk round’ of interviews in October and November each year. It is very important for Year 3 students hoping to get a CA training contract to prepare application forms and CVs before returning to fourth year, as the deadlines set by firms can be as early as mid-October. Many organisations offer internships and placements and it can also be useful to contact local firms to see if relevant experience can be gained. All of which will help when applying for a Training Contract position. There are CA positions with the three Chartered Accountancy Institutes in the UK: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Chartered Accountants Ireland (oversees both Ireland and Northern Ireland) Other bodies offering accounting qualifications include: the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). These vacancies come up throughout the year and students should check the relevant websites: cimaglobal.com/cimatraining uk.accaglobal.com www.icas.com Internship – what they are and why you should consider doing one? An internship is an opportunity offered by an employer to students (or interns) over a fixed period of time, which enables the student to gain practical experience. The Career Development Centre has details of internships available around the world with large private sector organisations, as well as opportunities with smaller local businesses which are promoted through the Third Sector Internship Scheme, the Saltire Foundation, and our very own Stirling Internship Programme. As a student, you will automatically be registered onto the University’s Vacancy & Events System which means that you will receive regular updates regarding new opportunities as they become available. Six reasons why you should consider an internship: Boost your CV and stand out from the crowd in order to have an edge in the graduate job market. Make professional connections which may lead to the offer of a job upon graduation Test your career choices – internships can ease your transition into future careers or alternatively, help you decide that you don’t want to work in that area after all ‘Real world’ business experience, enabling you to put theory into practice Develop transferable skills such as communication, team working, problem-solving, decision-making, initiative and creativity Help fund your studies by earning a full-time salary during the vacation periods [-]

Bachelor in Economics

Saint Anselm College
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester

The Saint Anselm College economics major provides a foundation of both theoretical and applied courses in the area of microeconomics - where the focus is on individual business, consumer and worker decision making, and macroeconomics - dealing with national and global policy affecting economic growth, unemployment and national income distribution. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business in United Kingdom 2017. The Saint Anselm College economics major provides a foundation of both theoretical and applied courses in the area of microeconomics - where the focus is on individual business, consumer and worker decision making, and macroeconomics - dealing with national and global policy affecting economic growth, unemployment and national income distribution. The career opportunities for our economics majors are with business firms, banking institutions, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Economics majors also go on to obtain law degrees, Master's degrees in public policy and economics, and Ph.D. degrees in economics and finance. Course Sequence - Class of 2018 and Beyond Freshman Year Conversatio I Language Freshman English (or Science) Microeconomics Conversatio II Language Freshman English (or Science) Macroeconomics Sophomore Year: Economics majors take Business Statistics, Intermediate Micro- and Macro-economics. Depending on their initial placement they will finish their language requirement this semester. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major. Junior Year: Economics majors take 2 or 3 of their economics electives. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major, and internship(s). One semester or a full year of study abroad is an option for this year. Senior Year: Economics majors will take their economics electives. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major, and internship(s). [-]

Bachelor in International Business

Saint Anselm College
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester

The International Business major leads students to integrate knowledge of international finance, management, marketing, to an understanding of business processes, as conducted in the complex domain of international business. A semester-long study abroad or an internship with a foreign company is strongly recommended but not required. [+]

The International Business major leads students to integrate knowledge of international finance, management, marketing, to an understanding of business processes, as conducted in the complex domain of international business. A semester-long study abroad or an internship with a foreign company is strongly recommended but not required. International Business students can pursue careers in a number of areas such as: domestic and foreign financial institutions, international marketing firms, international trade firms, and contracting and consulting firms. Course Sequence - Class of 2018 and Beyond Freshman Year Conversatio I Language Freshman English (or Science) Microeconomics Conversatio II Language Freshman English (or Science) Macroeconomics Sophomore Year: International Business majors take Business Statistics, Financial Accounting and Financial Management and Human Resource Management. Depending on their initial placement they will finish their language requirement this semester. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major. Junior Year: International Business majors take International Business Management and International Financial Management (offered every other year), the International Business elective and the International elective. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major, and internship(s). One semester or a full year of study abroad is strongly encouraged for this year. Senior Year: International Business majors will take International Financial Management if it was not taken Junior year. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major, and internship(s). [-]

BA Business Management Top Up

University of Sunderland
Campus Full time 1 year April 2017 United Kingdom Sunderland

This course builds on your existing knowledge and prepares you for roles in sales, finance, general management [+]

Best Bachelors in Business in United Kingdom 2017. This course builds on your existing knowledge and prepares you for roles in sales, finance, general management and the public sector. You will undertake three broad-based modules related to project management, strategic management and the latest developments in business management. You will also study specialist modules that cover marketing strategy, Human Resources and management accounting. By studying in London, you will be in a world centre of business. You will also have opportunities to build a global network of contacts as London is home to over 100,000 international students. The University of Sunderland has a great reputation in business studies. Our Faculty of Business and Law inspires a 92% student satisfaction rate, according to the Student Experience Survey 2010. In addition, 85% of business graduates from the University of Sunderland enter employment or further study within six months of graduating, according to the Destination of Higher Education Leavers Survey 2010. [-]

BTEC HND in Business

OPAL College London
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom London

The BTEC (Business Technology Engineering Council) Higher National Diploma (HND) is a specialist vocational programme with a strong work related emphasis. [+]

BTEC HND in Business

The BTEC (Business Technology Engineering Council) Higher National Diploma (HND) is a specialist vocational programme with a strong work related emphasis. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector with national recognition by employers allowing progression directly into employment or to a further degree.

HND in Business Studies and Management is ideal for those who wish to study on the under graduate level to become better managers. Successful completion of HND allows students direct entry to top-up their honours degrees at British universities.

You may also top-up your HND to BA (Hons) Business Management or Marketing degrees at most of the UK universities.... [-]