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BSc (Hons) Business Management *

Key information

Select year of entry

Level of study

Undergraduate

UCAS code

N2NM
Institution code: H12

Duration

4 years (full-time) including a one-year work placement. A three year programme is available for applicants with at least two years, full-time relevant work experience.

Start date

September 2023

Location

Harper Adams University campus (and location of work placement)

The course

A business education unlocks exciting opportunities and our BSc /BSc (Hons) Business Management degree takes a universal and integrated approach to understanding business, organisations and management, and the development of a broad set of transferrable skills that will last you a lifetime in an increasingly globalised world and one where the nature of work and employment continues to be shaped by advances in digital technology.

On your journey with us, you will experience a blend of academic and practical learning, backed up with a fascinating range of events and activities that get you working alongside successful businesses. You will try your hand at finding real-world solutions and meet leading industry experts from a range of sustainable competitive businesses. You’ll spend a transformative placement year working in industry.

Along with essential practical, technical skills you will also be learning invaluable soft skills that employers rate so highly, such as communication, team work, creativity, motivation and leadership. The modules that make up the degree are assessed in a variety of ways to allow you demonstrate your capabilities including real-world projects, team challenges, reflective portfolios, business writing and research, and you will manage your learning with the support of focused, frequent feedback.

As you progress through your degree you will develop your capabilities in commercial thinking, planning, and management, and in your final year you’ll be working at a strategic level across all business areas. You’ll develop a deep understanding of organisations and the roles within them and learn with the skills required for successful entrepreneurship too, preparing you to confidently take your next step into a management career.

 

New programme for 2023

This is one of a series of Harper Adams undergraduate courses undergoing a curriculum refresh to ensure they provide the best content and experience for students and deliver excellent graduates into industry.

Definitive course information will be shared as soon as it is available. The route is currently subject to validation and subject to accreditation. Use the register interest button to sign up and receive full course information as soon as it is available. 

Duration

4 years (full-time) including a one-year work placement. A three-year programme is available for applicants with at least two years of full-time relevant work experience. Please contact Admissions for further information on this option.

Careers

These courses are for those who wish to pursue a career in business management in a wide range of sectors. Over recent years, Harper Adams graduates have entered a variety of careers in marketing, accountancy, consultancy, sales, recruitment, publishing, purchasing, web design, event management and financial services to name but a few. Students who wish to start their own business have found the knowledge they have developed during the course has enabled them to go down the self-employed route.

Entry requirements for 2023

Use the drop-down tool to select the qualifications you have or are working towards to see what grades would be required for access to this programme. If you can’t see your qualification or would like any assistance with entry requirements, telephone the admissions team on 01952 815000, email admissions@harper-adams.ac.uk or complete a form to enable them to contact you.

Course fees

The latest fees for this course can be found in our undergraduate fees and funding section. You will also find course related costs, specific to this course in this area.

What will I study?

The course structure for 2023 entry is not currently available online. Please contact Admissions for advice.

Not sure which course is right for you? Try our Course Comparison tool to compare modules taught on different courses.

Work placement

BSc students undertake work placement in their third year. You will build on the foundations of your early studies during the one-year placement period. This will enable you to not only put theory into practice but witness at first-hand the challenges which face all business managers. This placement could be spent in the UK or overseas.

Course life

Contacts

For course related enquiries please contact:

Admissions
Telephone: +44 (0)1952 815 000
Email: admissions@harper-adams.ac.uk

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Disclaimer

Whilst every opportunity has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information on this course page, Harper Adams University wishes to emphasise that the content is regularly reviewed and is subject to change from time-to-time as required. Our courses undergo reviews to ensure they are flexible, relevant and as up-to-date as possible.

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