Institution code: H12
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.
Harper Adams University campus (and location of work placement)
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.
What does HF mean? You might notice that the modules on this page have the letters HF in the code. This denotes a module that has been developed as part of the Harper Forward Curriculum Review, through which new versions of existing courses and some entirely new courses have emerged. Teams of university employees have worked with past and present students, employees, industry organisations and more to build these programmes, ensuring every route is able to shape the types of graduate each sector needs, is aligned to relevant UN Sustainable Development Goals and is built to ensure every student leaves the university embodying a specific set of Harper Graduate Attributes, namely that they Care for people and planet, have a Global mindest, have vital Digital skills, seek continued personal Growth, can apply Practical skills as well as knowledge and are both Inspired and Inspirational.
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.
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, please contact the Admissions team: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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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.