BA (Hons) Business Management

Course overview

"This course is under re-validation process and subject to change"

The overarching aim of the Business and Management program is to support students to acquire and develop the knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to work effectively, confidently and responsibly within a wide range of business organizations and corporate functions. It provides students with an excellent grounding in all aspects of business and management, incorporating knowledge from a range of disciplines such as accounting, economics, finance, HRM, marketing and sustainability. These disciplines and philosophies have been combined together within the degree to provide students with a broad and coherent program that provides an advanced general education for business. While providing students with a background in all areas of business, the program is designed to enable students to specialize in particular areas in order to tailor their studies to reflect their personal and future career interests. The program also offers students to extend their period of study by one year by either undertaking a work placement or overseas study opportunity.

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Key Information:

Course duration: 3 Years
Study Mode: Full-time
Study Location: Birmingham Aston Campus
London Elephant and Castle Campus

Course Level: 4
Award: De Montfort University
Awarding Body: De Montfort University

Modules Studied

Year 1 Modules (Level 4)

Foundations of Business Management 
Introduction to Marketing 
Accounting & Budget Management 
Human Resource & People Management

Year 2 Modules (Level 5)

Contemporary Issues in Sustainable Business 
Business Research & Analysis 
Ethical & Responsible Leadership
Finance and Reporting for Management Decisions 


 Year 3 Modules (Level 6)

Business Strategy & Simulation
Digital Transformation & Innovation in Business
Critical Issues in Global Business 
Dissertation

Why choose this course

The overarching aim of the Business and Management programme is to support students to acquire and develop the knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to work effectively, confidently and responsibly within a wide range of business organisations and corporate functions. It provides students with an excellent grounding in all aspects of business and management, incorporating knowledge from a range of disciplines such as accounting, economics, finance, HRM, marketing and sustainability. These disciplines and philosophies have been combined together within the degree to provide students with a broad and coherent programme that provides an advanced general education for business. While providing students with a background in all areas of business, the programme is designed to enable students to specialise in particular areas in order to tailor their studies to reflect their personal and future career interests. The programme also offers students to extend their period of study by one year by either undertaking a work placement or overseas study opportunity.  

How will I be assessed? 

The main teaching methods used are lectures and tutorials / seminars within the teaching sessions.

The diverse range of modules on the program provides opportunity for experiencing a range of teaching and learning approaches. This degree is unique within the field of business education because of its strong focus on experiential and problem-based learning, group work and student reflection. Students will also make extensive use of IT based learning, through the virtual learning environment.

Entry requirements

 We welcome applicants from a wide range of backgrounds. If you have recently been in education or are returning after a long time, we would be more than happy to consider your application on an individual basis.

Application based on Previous qualifications:

If you are applying based on your previous qualifications, you will usually have achieved a minimum of 90 credits from a Level 3 qualification such as A Levels or BTECs

Mature learners (Aged 21+)

If you are applying as a mature learner (aged 21+) and do not have the above qualifications, you can apply via our assessment based entry and we will consider your prior experiences (work, voluntary, life, and other experiences) that are relevant to the course.

You will be required to complete the following:

  • Provide a Supervised Personal Statement (500 words)
  • English Language Test (with a minimum 75% score, equivalent to IELTS 6.0)
  • Math Test (Score 60%)
  • Complete a SAPE Assessment (Screening for Accreditation of Prior Experience)
  • Applicants will also be invited to attend an Interview 

Starting Dates:

"October 2022 Subject to availability "

Tuition Fees: 

Pending regulatory agreement 

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