Start date: October 2021
BSc (Hons) UCAS: N200 3 years
BSc (Hons) UCAS: N201 4 years with professional training
BSc (Hons) UCAS: N202 4 years with foundation year
BSc (Hons) UCAS: N203 5 years with foundation year and professional training
Why choose this course
At Surrey Business School, we’re renowned for our excellent research, dynamic learning environment and strong links with industry.
Our core BSc (Hons) Business Management course offers a wide choice of optional modules and gives you the opportunity to explore how organisations of all sizes start, run and thrive.
As a Surrey Business School student, you’ll also get hands-on experience with real businesses, and gain entrepreneurial and life skills that will allow you to accelerate your innovative thinking into practice, opening up a wide range of career opportunities.
We are ranked in the top 10 for business and economics in the United Kingdom by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 by subject.
What you will study
Your first year of study will focus on learning the foundations of effective business management, with modules that provide you with a strong base of knowledge in the essentials of the subject.
From there, your further two years of study offer a wide selection of optional modules based on a variety of topics, including business, entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, project management and information systems.
As a BSc (Hons) Business Management student at Surrey, you’ll also be able to take advantage of our close links with national and international businesses of all sizes and across all sectors through an optional Professional Training placement.
"From the state-of-the-art facilities to a convenient location, Surrey was the perfect choice for me. University has been a life-changing experience." Tom Bray, student
"Surrey was the only university I could see myself at. I nearly didn't apply, but after visiting the campus I was sure that I wanted to study at Surrey." Laura Garside, graduate
BSc (Hons) - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Careers and graduate prospects
We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.
The ability to select the modules most relevant to your chosen career means that when you graduate you’ll be well-equipped to take advantage of all of the career opportunities open to you.
Surrey Business School has an excellent track record of graduate employment. Graduates over the last few years have secured roles such as:
Business Unit Controller, Thomson Reuters
Business Analyst, Virgin Trains
Change Manager, IBM
Management Consultant, PwC
Account Manager, Capgemini
Marketing Executive, Microsoft.
BSc (Hons): BBB
BSc (Hons) with foundation year: CCD
Applicants taking an A-level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element.
Please note: A-level General Studies and A-level Critical Thinking are not accepted.
GCSE or equivalent: English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade C (4) (or equivalent). Applicants must have achieved these grades at the time of making their application.
English language requirements
IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element.
If you do not currently meet the level required for your programme, we offer intensive pre-sessional English language courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.
The annual tuition fees for courses starting in October 2021
You have the option to complete a Professional Training placement as part of this course. This will give you the opportunity to develop your professional, academic and personal potential, helping to prepare you for your future career.
A significant proportion of placement students at Surrey are offered graduate-level jobs or go onto postgraduate study.
Business Management placements
At Surrey Business School, our close links with national and international businesses of all sizes and across all sectors are reflected in the companies with which our students have been placed, including:
Allianz Management Services
Admiral Group plc
UTC Aerospace Systems.
Your Professional Training placement, if selected, would be taken within your chosen pathway.
"I would definitely recommend a Professional Training placement. The individual learning and self-development you have to do is astonishing. You come back a more rounded, confident and better person." Emily Jeffreys
Study and work abroad
We give our students the opportunity to acquire international experience during their studies by taking advantage of our exchange agreements with overseas universities or by completing a Professional Training placement abroad.
Want to study at an overseas institution as part of your degree or work abroad during your Professional Training year? Perhaps you would like to volunteer in India or learn about Brazilian business and culture in São Paulo during your summer holidays? With more than 200 partnerships, from 50 different countries worldwide, there is something for everyone.
Not only is the opportunity to go abroad a hugely enjoyable experience, but you will also develop key skills and knowledge that will strengthen your CV and increase your employability.
Please note: the status of the Erasmus+ scheme is dependent on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations.
We encourage you to add an international experience to your degree by studying overseas for one semester during your second year (typically the autumn semester).
Surrey Business School currently has exchange agreements spanning four continents.
Our international partners include:
Singapore Management University
University of Hong Kong
University of Queensland
University of Sydney
University of Wollongong
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
Our partners complement our commitment to excellence in teaching and research and enable you to enhance your international outlook.
You can also choose to spend your Professional Training placement abroad. Students have worked in many places, both in Europe and beyond.
"I went on exchange to NCSU; I made some incredible friends, that became like a second family during my time there." Wednesday Moore