Get ready to enter the corporate world with confidence in your ability to operate and manage at a high level by studying this Business Management degree.
Why study Business Management?
The world needs good managers. It needs them at every level, whether managing day-to-day business operations or in the headquarters of businesses, government or charities. If you want to climb the corporate ladder of an international organisation developing managerial concepts, skills and disciplines will be critical to that ambition.
This Business Management course has been designed by an experienced team of academics, many of whom have experience of working as managers in a variety of industry sectors. The degree takes into account what employers and industry experts expect [LINK TO BLOG, below] from new management recruits.
This degree gives you the knowledge and skills needed to be a successful manager, in private, public or charitable sectors throughout the world. It builds on contemporary management skills and approaches, giving you everything needed to secure and succeed in your first management job.
Completion of the degree leads to dual accreditation: Bachelor's Honours degree and Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership awarded by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
Why St Mary's?
St Mary’s University is a small and beautiful campus university in West, with a friendly and professional atmosphere.
Our Business Management programme combines coverage of the key business areas from finance and marketing, through to strategy and human resources, with the opportunity to study more specialist subjects, such as business law, management consultancy and digital business.
You can undertake a work placement as part of your degree. This will allow you to experience the benefits of combining academic theory with the practicality of the working environment.
Being located in the capital means we are near many large companies, including a range of sectors that supply, run and use Heathrow Airport. However, we are also surrounded by successful small businesses who need management expertise and welcome student placements.
As well as highly interactive lectures, you’ll receive presentations from leading researchers and top management professionals and practitioners. Seminars will deepen your understanding of the skills you’ll need to be an effective manager. Individual tutorials offer further support in learning the subject matter on a one-to-one basis.
These approaches are supplemented by an online virtual learning environment where you can find additional learning materials.
You will be assessed in a variety of ways that 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, assessed blogs, seminar and simulation exercises as well as traditional exam-based assessments and coursework. Wherever possible, you’ll be assessed using digital methods and online feedback.
- 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