- BA (Hons) Business and Management
- Bath Business School
- Campus or location
- Newton Park
- Course length
- Three years full time, or four years full time with professional placement year. Part time available.
- UCAS codes
- Institution Code: B20
- Course Code: NN12 or 21M9
- Campus Code: A,BSU
We accept a wide range of qualifications for entry to our undergraduate programmes. Typical offers include A level grades CCC with grade C in Business or related subject preferred.
View "typical offers" for more information.
中文乱码字幕无线观看An innovative Business and Management course offering a choice of specialist pathways.
- Take advantage of our professional accreditation opportunities in marketing, management and specialist certificates.
- Choose either a ten-month or ten-week work placement and apply what you’ve learned in the real world.
- Join our community of close-knit students and supportive and experienced academic staff.
Budding entrepreneur? CEO of the future? Marketing Director in the making? Whatever your aspirations, our Business and Management course will give you a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of modern business.
Along the way, you’ll develop the core skills you need to excel in all kinds of businesses, and start to build a clear picture of exactly where those skills could take you.
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Ways to study Business and Management
Our BA (Hons) Business and Management offers maximum flexibility and choice.
You can choose a specific pathway through your Business and Management degree:
- Festivals and Events
- International business
- Human Resource Management
- Tourism Management
We’ll help you develop as a person to achieve your potential through teaching you about business and how it works. You’ll graduate with potential for employment in different businesses; this could be an organisation, the private or public sector, a charity or possibly your own business. We aim to give you the skills to apply your knowledge in a wide range of situations in any sector.
中文乱码字幕无线观看You’ll have flexibility to choose modules that are of particular interest to you. You can also bring in modules from areas outside your course if you want to explore issues around a particular ‘theme’, such as sustainability or global affairs.
Gain a broad understanding of today’s business environment - from the context that organisations operate in through to trends in economic thinking and the importance of data in business. Modules will cover topics such as organisations and the business environment, economics and globalisation, and managing data.
Focus on the inner workings of businesses. Use business techniques to solve problems and start developing the skills that employers look for. Modules cover key themes including creativity and innovation in business. At the end of the year, you can choose to embark on a ten-month business placement or a ten-week summer placement - applying what you’ve learned so far in the real world.
中文乱码字幕无线观看Develop and explore your business learning and focus on the role of management. Undertake an in-depth business research project in your specialist area. You’ll also have a chance to set up a business on your own or with fellow students. Other topics to explore include: managing sustainability, new trends in management, and strategic human resource management.
How will I be assessed?
You'll be assessed in a wide range of ways that test your business knowledge and management skills. These could include presentations, work related projects, group-work, computer based simulations, podcasts, examis, essays, videos and business reports.
How will I be taught?
中文乱码字幕无线观看We offer variety in the way we teach: sometimes we will set you problems so you can find the answers for yourself, sometimes we'll lecture. Most modules use a mix of lectures and small group seminars. There's a good blend of online activities using our Virtual Learning Environment, Minerva. We invite business leaders in to talk about their experience and we arrange visits to local businesses. All of our teaching methods facilitate your development as a self-directed learner.
You’ll be given personal support in your study – we're a friendly team of academics, committed to helping you achieve your goals.
This course offers or includes the following modules. The modules you take will depend on your pathway or course combination (if applicable) as well as any optional or open modules chosen. Please check the programme document (below the main image on this page) for more information.
Year one (Level 4) modules
- The Business Environment
- Organisational Behaviour and Management
- Economics and Globalisation
- Managing Data
- Design Thinking for Enterprise
- Professional Practice
Year two (Level 5) modules
- Creativity for Business
- Innovation Management
- The Marketing Business
- Human Resource Management
- Financial Accounting
- Operations and Project Management
- Destination Management
- International Business
- Festival and Events Management
- Law for Business Enterprise
- Fashion Marketing and Management
- Work Placement
- Professional Placement Year
Year three (Level 6) modules
- Business and Management Project
- International Marketing
- Management Accounting
- Strategic Human Resource Management
- Enterprise: Creating your Business
- Organisational Strategy
- Managing Sustainability
- New Trends in Management
- Cross Cultural Management in International Business
- Business Placement
- Tourism: Contemporary Issues
- Creating and Hosting Festivals and Events
- Exploring Law in Business
- Business and Academic Skills
- Fashion Marketing Visualisation
- Successful Freelancing
- Leadership and Management
中文乱码字幕无线观看You’ll have the opportunity to study in a wide range of locations around the world. Our students have completed Erasmus+ and Exchange programmes in a variety of countries including Holland, Belgium and China.
Business community projects
We give you the opportunity to work with regional and national businesses. You’ll be working on live project briefs, helping organisations find creative solutions to their business issues.
Depending on your pathway and the modules you study, you can gain accreditation from professional bodies and get exemption from professional exams.
BA (Hons) Business and Management (all pathways)
Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) (Last confirmed: 2019)
The CIM is the world’s leading professional marketing body with over 28,000 members worldwide, and a Royal Charter. Our BA (Hons) Business and Management students can gain exemption from the marketing module of the .
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) (Last confirmed: 2019, Renewal date: 2022)
中文乱码字幕无线观看The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants. Bath Business School have secured professional body recognition of the BA (Hons) Business and Management which provides graduates with exemptions from the following:
CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting:
CIMA Operational Level:
中文乱码字幕无线观看- Organisational Management
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)/SAGE (Last confirmed: 2019)
Bath Business School has partnered with CIMA / SAGE who produce the UK's market leading accounting software, to offer an excellent grounding in computerised accounting. The qualification offers benchmarked skills that aim to enhance employability and business acumen.
Students who take the core Level 4 Managing Data module to have the option of taking the online test to achieve the CIMA accredited .
BA (Hons) Business and Management (Festivals and Events) and BA (Hons) Business and Management (Tourism Management)
- Institute of Hospitality (IoH) (Last confirmed: 2019, Renewal date: 2022)
The IoH is an international hospitality professional membership body for managers and aspiring managers who work and study in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industries. Established in 1938, the IoH helps more than 10,000 hospitality professionals in 100 countries grow their knowledge, professional profile and expertise by offering a wide range of high quality membership services.
Graduates are eligible to apply for the Associate (AIH) grade of membership, and following an assessment may also meet requirements for the member (MIH) grade.
- Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) (Last confirmed: 2019)
CABS holds a Royal Charter, and is the voice of the UK’s business and management education sector. CABS supports members to maintain world-class standards of teaching and research, and helps shape policy and create opportunities through dialogue with business and government.
Bath Business School is a member of CABS, and the Dean of Bath Business School, Professor Georgina Andrews中文乱码字幕无线观看, is the Vice-Chair of the CABS Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Committee.
Work placements, industry links and internships
In addition to the business community projects, you’ll have fantastic opportunities to work closely with business and industry through placements, projects and internships.
Employers such as Logica, NHS, Liberty, Ocado, IBM, Marks and Spencer, American Express, Sky and Numatic International have recruited graduates from this course. Students have also gone into roles including Business Analyst, IT Services Analyst, Project Officer, Business Development Manager, Account Executive and Brand Planner.
Recent Business and Management graduates have gone into the following roles: Sales Campaign Manager, Social Media Marketing Manager, Stock Purchaser, Financial Planner, Product Development Advisor, Supply Analyst, Data Analyst, Marketing Executive, Strategist, Operations Manager, Marketing Analyst, Management Analyst, Social Media Content Creator, SEO Consultant, Marketing Executive, Merchandiser, Specialist Recruitment Consultant, Retail Systems Manager, Client Services Manager, Media Editor, Human Resources Officer and Catering and Events Manager.
Professional placement year
This optional placement year provides you with the opportunity to identify, apply for, and secure professional experience, normally comprising one to three placements over a minimum of nine months. Successful completion of this module will demonstrate your ability to secure and sustain graduate-level employment.
By completing the module, you'll be entitled to the addition of 'with Professional Placement Year' to your degree title.
中文乱码字幕无线观看Before your Professional Placement Year, you'll work to secure your placement, constructing a development plan with your module leader and your placement coordinator from our Careers and Employability team.
How will I be assessed?
On your return to University for your final year, you'll submit your Placement Portfolio, detailing your development on your placement.
Our libraries中文乱码字幕无线观看 offer a wide range of business materials. There's also a wealth of material available via electronic sources. These include Business Source Complete, Mintel, Newsbank and an increasing range of e-books. This online material can be accessed on and off campus enabling you to work at times that suit you.