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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.

Business Management and Finance is also available as an undergraduate degree with a foundation year.
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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.

Teaching methods

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.

Assessment methods

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.

Key facts

  • 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

Course content

It is possible to gain professional accreditations and certificate exemptions by successfully completing selected core and optional Business Management and Finance modules (subject to accreditation approval).

Professional bodies include Chartered Management Institute (CMI)Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) and Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounting (CIPFA).



Year one

  • Contemporary Business Issues 
  • Contemporary Marketing Practice 
  • Financial Decision Making 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Introduction To Management Theory 
  • Organisational Behaviour 

Year two

  • Business Economics 
  • Business Law 
  • Consumer and Commercial Law 
  • Contributing to the Community 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Experience and Employment in Business 
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Year three

  • Building a Start-up Business 
  • Charity Management 
  • Contemporary Issues in Global Business 
  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility 
  • Digital Business 
  • Employment Law 
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Please note: information published on this webpage is subject to change before the programme commences. Please refer to the programme specification document (PDF) for an authoritative summary of the programme.

Career opportunities

You will develop a wide range of employment skills in communication, presentation, analysis, quantification, research techniques, teamwork and working to deadlines. This is designed to enhance your employability portfolio and develop your field.

Career opportunities for graduates include banking, insurance, law and business consultancy, as well as a wide variety of specialist and generalist management posts in leisure and sport, marketing and human resources.

The Careers Service has more information on careers and postgraduate study options available to Business Management and Finance students who have started their studies at St Mary’s.

There is also the opportunity to undertake a work placement as part of your degree. The Centre for Workplace Learning offers work-related modules that can be embedded within your studies.

Facilities

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Fees and funding

Home/EU: coming soon
International: £11,220

The tuition fees listed on this page are for the 2018/19 academic year.

For information on fees for other academic years - along with information about financing your studies - please check the Fees & Funding section.

Additional costs

Your tuition fee 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 contact anthony.davies@stmarys.ac.uk.

Further information

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