Become a business leader in the global market. In your first year you will gain solid grounding in all aspects of business management including business law, marketing principles and understanding financial information. Throughout the degree you will also study business on an international scale, covering areas such as how to manage operations globally and cultural issues in management, perfectly preparing you for an international career.
The University of Gloucestershire School of Business and Technology is situated in a brand-new, state-of-the-art centre at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £16 million development is home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses. Find out more about this and other new developments with our virtual fly-through video and see where you could be taking the first steps towards your career in business.
As well as this, our Make It business experiences are designed to ensure that you stand out from the crowd when you graduate.
Make It international: you'll get the opportunity to go on an unforgettable free international trip and work with businesses abroad. You will study the principles of modern enterprise from an international perspective while engaging and working with businesses in the thriving capitals of either New York or Hong Kong- the choice is yours. New York offers the opportunity to see Wall Street, the iconic NASDAQ building and the world’s largest stock exchange. Hong Kong is ranked the third leading financial centre in the world and home to the International Commerce Centre. Having global exposure will help you stand out in the jobs market, no matter whether you plan on having an international career or not.
Make It real: learn from people who have been there and done it. Leading international brands and business figures give you real insight into how to succeed in global business. Real-world application is embedded throughout your learning and you will analyse actual case studies, take part in work simulations and pitch your ideas to business experts. In your final year you will be able to take part in an exciting business challenge with an international or UK brand.
Make It happen: grow into a career-ready graduate. Work placement opportunities give you for confidence to put your learning into practice and gain essential contacts. Students have worked for companies such as Warner Bros, BMW and British Heart Foundation. You will also shadow an entrepreneur, work with a corporate firm and gain experience as a shadow consultant at the Growth Hub, our business centre at Oxstalls Campus. All of this is designed to give you the skills and the CV to pursue your chosen career. Graduates have gone on to work all across the business spectrum; from starting their own businesses to working internationally for companies such as IBM.
Develop skills in managing people, projects, finance, HR, marketing and logistics across different cultures and environments. Understand the global economy and explore global sustainability issues and ethics. You'll learn through lectures, workshops, reflective practice and business simulations. Learn with 'real-world' business challenges and industry experts. You'll explore global business in China and benefit from business links with the university’s Growth Hub. You will have opportunities to work with leading businesses abroad as part of your international trip and be able to complete a work placement as part of your degree. This will prepare you to graduate career-ready.
Take a look at the course map for a breakdown of modules that you'll study to complete the course.
Tariff information for 2018 entry
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|UCAS codes available for this subject|
|BA (Hons) - 3 years full-time||NN12|
|BA (Hons) - 4 years placement||NN1F|
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