Impact the corporate world with our Business Management and Entrepreneurship degree
Design, implement, and manage innovation with our Business Management and Entrepreneurship degree. You will learn how to start a business while focusing on contemporary approaches and critical skills. You will cover topics like:
- human resources.
You can also specialise in:
- business law
- management consultancy
- digital business.
Our Business Management and Entrepreneurship BA is designed by academics and entrepreneurs. As a result, course content meets the latest employer needs, such as:
- the ability to apply ideas to practical situations
- confidence with the latest technological and digital developments
- the ability to maintain the best professional management and ethical standards.
Learn in the capital
We are only 30 minutes from central London. Therefore, you’ll have opportunities to explore a diverse hub for business.
In West London, we are close to large companies, some of which work with nearby Heathrow Airport. We also have relationships with small businesses and business incubators that support entrepreneurs.
During your business management and entrepreneurship course, you can complete specific modules to achieve a Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership awarded by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) (subject to CMI moderation).
A supportive environment
Our campus feels like a community. Your lecturers learn your name and are here to support your needs. Our student, Lauren, tells us that our academics are “really helpful and […] always on hand when help is needed, both in lectures and tutorials”.
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The course will teach you what makes a start-up business tick, including the financial and economic aspects of new business, how to manage and motivate people and how to build an organisation for success.
Successful managers develop growth in a constructive manner; it requires an understanding of the changes taking place in the business world, society, consumer markets, financial issues, organisational strategy, global economies and digital technology. You will learn how all these factors affect start-up businesses and how to identify opportunities for new businesses.
You can get direct entrepreneurial experience during one of several work placements offered throughout the degree. You will also manage your own projects for individual assessments.
It is possible to gain professional accreditations and certificate exemptions by successfully completing selected core and optional Business Management and Entrepreneurship modules.
Professional bodies include:
Please note: it is possible that a module listed on the website will not be able to run due to reasons beyond our control. For more information please refer to our course information disclaimer.
72 UCAS points should include at least a B and C grade at A Level (or equivalent).
We will make you an offer if you are within the tariff band range and you meet subject-specific requirements (where applicable).
For undergraduate programmes we will take into account subjects studied at Level 3, your GCSEs (or equivalent) profile, relevant non-academic achievements outlined in your personal statement, references, and your motivation for study.
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GCSE Maths grade 4/C, or equivalent evidence of numerical skills, is also a requirement.
We offer GCSE equivalency tests for those who need to improve their GCSE grades.
International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any section (or equivalent).
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Fees & funding
*Please note: these fees are annual and may increase in line with inflation each year subject to the Government's review of Higher Education Funding.
Information about tuition fees, student loans, and funding your studies can be found within our fees and funding section.
Your tuition fees will cover the cost of all mandatory elements of your programme.
Additional costs could be incurred depending on optional modules chosen and other projects undertaken.
For further information about additional costs please see our additional costs webpage.
Find out more about our range of scholarships and bursaries available to undergraduate students .
How the degree is taught
Contact time - 50%
Independent study - 50%
*Contact time includes 32% of guided learning
You'll be taught on our beautiful and historic campus located in Twickenham, London.
As well as highly interactive lectures and presentations from leading researchers and top management professionals and practitioners, you will attend seminars that will deepen your understanding of the skills needed to be an effective entrepreneur.
Individual tutorials are also available and provide support on a one-to-one basis. These methods are supplemented by an online virtual learning environment where you can find additional learning materials.
Class sizes in year one lectures can be up to 190 students. In year two and three, lectures will be around 70 students as optional modules are chosen. Seminar groups are typically around 30-35 students.
Throughout the degree, you will be assessed in a variety of ways that test your knowledge, understanding and skills development.
The programme uses a broad range of assessments including business reports, essays, practical exercises, presentations, case studies, examinations, assessed blogs, seminar and simulation exercises as well as traditional exam-based assessments and coursework.
Wherever possible, you will be assessed using digital methods and online feedback.
We adhere to the university’s policy of providing feedback on assessments within 15 working days.
Our Business Management and Entrepreneurship degree will help you develop essential transferrable skills, such as teamwork, critical thinking, and time management.
Some examples of job roles and areas of work for graduates of Business Management and Entrepreneurship BA (Hons) include:
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