A dynamic discipline, preparing you academically and professionally for today’s world of business.
Why study Business Management?
Business Management - as either a Single Honours programme or in combination with another academic subject - will provide you with a degree that is very attractive to employers in both the public and the private sector.
It will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to successfully enter a range of business careers and to deal with the complexities of organisational management.
Why St Mary's?
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 subject areas, including business law, management consultancy and digital business.
There are numerous opportunities to undertake a work placement as an integral part of your degree and to experience the benefits of combining academic theory with the practicality of the working environment.
The degree makes use of a wide range of teaching methods. You will 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