Business management

​Thinking about studying a business and management degree at university?

Business management studies is a popular subject to study at university due to the diverse range of career paths available upon graduation.

Studying a Business and Management course will give you the skills to become an expert business leader with sharp commercial insight.

Business Management courses vary from each institution, so make sure you know exactly what you want to get out of your degree.

What career can you get from a BA business and management university degree?

Whether you study a BA Hons Business and Management course or just a university management course, you will have the knowledge and skills to go into a career in management. You will have a diverse and transferable skillset that will allow you to work in a variety of industries including, retail, sales, logistics, operations and project management.

Why choose the University of Gloucestershire for your BA Business Management course?

We offer a BA Hons Business Management degree here at the University of Gloucestershire, which is based at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester.

There are a lot of Business Management university courses available, however we think ours will outshine the rest due to our expert lecturers, state-of-the-art facilities and exciting placement and fieldtrip opportunities.

Learn through business simulations, live pitches, problem-solving challenges and real-world case studies which offer you the opportunity to build your expertise and give you practical experience.

You will have opportunities to work with leading businesses and be able to complete a work placement as part of your degree. This will prepare you to graduate career-ready.

What is included in our BA Business Management degree?

During a three year full-time degree you will hone your skills in management with subjects including practice of leadership in an organisation, managing operations globally and managing innovation and entrepreneurship.

Access real-world business experiences and challenges. Learn from people who have been there and done it. Leading international brands and business figures will deliver inspiring lectures and 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 have the opportunity to take part in an exciting business challenge with an international or UK brand.

A personal tutor to help you identify exciting new opportunities. Work placement opportunities give you 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 also have the opportunity to 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.

What are the business management qualifications / entry requirements?

The entry requirements needed to study a business management degree course varies at each institution. We ask for 112 tariff points to study our Business Management degree at the University of Gloucestershire. Typical offers are BBC at A levels, DMM at BTEC or you can use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total. Grade 4/C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required.

What are the business management course university fees?

See the further details of fees and potential extra costs when studying business management at university.

The next steps

We can help you apply for a business management degree and will support you throughout the application process. Most full-time courses are applied to via UCAS. There are deadlines for submitting your application.

Find out more about applying for a business management undergraduate degree