An exciting degree programme that combines a wide-ranging, academic and professional education for today’s world of business, with a specific focus on the complexities of finance and accounting.
Why study Business Management and Finance?
Our Business Management and Finance programme will provide you with a degree that is very attractive to employers in both the public and the private sectors.
Not only will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to successfully enter a range of business careers, but it will also give you an in-depth understanding of the specific financial aspects of business.
Why St Mary's?
The degree combines coverage of the key business areas from finance and marketing, through to strategy and corporate governance, with the opportunity to concentrate on more specialist financial areas such as corporate finance and management accounting.
Business Management and Finance has a strong, practical focus and makes use of a wide range of teaching methods.
You'll attend formal lectures, designed to develop a detailed understanding of the subject areas. Small group work is a key feature, with frequent use being made of business case studies in seminars and tutorials.
The e-learning experience is incorporated into a number of modules, facilitating interactive teaching and learning.
You will be assessed in a variety of ways to test knowledge, understanding and skills development throughout your degree. The programme uses a broad range of assessments including business reports, essays, practical exercises, presentations, case studies, examinations, seminar performance and simulation exercises.
As well as traditional exam-based assessments and coursework, the programme makes use of online technology, such as building wikis and online seminar discussion.
- Successful completion of the degree leads to dual accreditation: Bachelor's degree and Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership, awarded by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
- Work placement opportunities integrated into the second and third year of the programme
- Taught on our historic Strawberry Hill campus