What will I learn?

**Overview**If you've got the ambition to become a successful business professional, and lead and manage teams and organisations, this accredited BA (Hons) Business and Management degree course will kick-start your career.In your first year, you'll get a grounding in the essential topics that underpin the functions of successful businesses. You'll also develop the transferable skills you'll use throughout your degree and career in areas such as team working, prioritisation, planning, IT, entrepreneurship and communication.In your second and third years, you'll tailor your degree to focus on the business subjects that match your ambitions and interests. You'll get to grips with overcoming the challenges global businesses face and have the chance to apply your skills in industry on a summer internship or placement year.The course sets you up for a career across plenty of sectors and industries in the UK and beyond. You'll have the skills to get ahead as a business professional in areas such as business consultancy, marketing, finance and risk analysis.**Accredited by**This course is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Programme Accreditation System (EPAS). **What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Develop the knowledge and skills to become highly effective in business and management- Get a rich understanding of core business areas such as marketing, accounting, operations and leadership- Tailor your studies in the areas you're most passionate about, by choosing from around 40 module options in areas such as business decision making, analytics, business sustainability, economics, team development, business law, and strategic management- Learn leadership and management theories and apply this knowledge on group projects in scenarios that mimic what you'll experience in your career- Hone your entrepreneurial skills, build your network and demonstrate your skills to potential employers by working with local businesses on projects that contribute to their success- Develop transferable life and career skills in areas such as time management and prioritisation, planning, presentations and IT- Study alongside students and teaching staff from diverse backgrounds and cultures, giving you the ability and awareness to operate successfully in the global business environment- Get lots of support from teaching and Faculty staff, including access to teaching staff outside of scheduled teaching activities- Attend lectures and talks from industry experts and experienced professionalsYou can also:- Get industry experience on a placement year, taking advantage of our excellent links with local, national and international organisations including well-known companies such as IBM and Rolls Royce- Bring your business ideas to life by setting up your own start-up on your placement year- Learn a foreign language such as French, German, Italian, Spanish or Mandarin as part of your studies- Study at partner universities such as San Jose State in California and the University of Stockholm, experiencing different cultures and language that will prepare you for a career in international organisations**What can you do with a Business and Management degree?**Previous graduates have secured roles in areas such as:- business development- project management- consultancy- recruitment- marketing- publicity- finance- risk analysisGraduates have gone onto work for companies large and small including Rolls Royce, L'Oreal and BAE Systems. You could also go onto study a postgraduate qualification in a specific business-related area such as project management, digital marketing or human resource management or join a graduate development scheme.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 18,629) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 18,629) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have one of the following qualifications: College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) Tests (SAT Score: 1090); GCE A-Levels (Points: 96; CCC; 322); ACT (Score: 25); Advanced Placement Test (322); High School Diploma (GPA of 3.0 or above). Students need a minimum of IELTS band 6.0, with no component below 5.5. Some courses, especially those with a high level of discussion and writing, require higher scores.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

The University of Portsmouth is one of the top 40 UK universities (Guardian University Guide).

  • 1 of top 100 young universities in the world (THE)
  • 88% student satisfaction with the University (NSS 2017)
  • ‘Gold’ award in Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Invested GBP150m in last 10 years to upgrade amenities