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BSc (Hons)Business Management

3 years
2023
UCAS code:
BM01
Institution code: S30
UCAS points:
112-128
Campus:
Southampton City Centre
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Why study a business management degree at Solent University

Develop the skills, confidence and real-world experience you’ll need to succeed in the world of business or excel as an entrepreneur with our top-ranked, CMI-accredited Business Management degree.

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    in the UK for assessment and feedback
  • Solent Business School, winner of the Outstanding Higher Education Training Provider of the Year at the CMI Awards 2022, holds the Small Business Charter. Solent is one of only 62 Business Schools to have this acknowledgement of excellence in working with SMEs.
  • Accreditation from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) means you can also graduate with an additional professional leadership and management award (level 5).
  • Sustainability is embedded in the curriculum. Learn about climate change, population growth, digitisations and the impact on people, planet and profit and study regenerative business practices, financial, environmental and social sustainability.
  • Deliver projects for clients including PWC, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Red Funnel, and B&Q – giving essential knowledge of business and management, and the understanding to apply that knowledge in real-world contexts.
  • Our teaching team offers a wealth of experience in varied national business and marketing environments with strong connections with a range of successful businesses.
  • Solent is an Adobe Creative Campus - meaning all students have free access to Adobe Creative Cloud, which contains the full suite of Adobe professional software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, Premier Pro, and more.

This video 'Why study BSc (Hons) Business Management' is available as a text transcript, with a description of visuals.

Solent Business School offers the skills and confidence you need to progress a successful career in business and international management – or even to start up your own business.

With a range of option choices to help you focus your personal career path, this challenging course will prepare you for the ever-changing business environment – teaching you to analyse future trends, identify local and broader impacts, and recommend sustainable, ethical solutions to contemporary business challenges.

Hone your skills through interactive learning sessions and a variety of practically focused assessments – giving you not just essential knowledge of business and management, but the understanding to apply that knowledge in real-world contexts.

Our talented teaching team offer a wealth of experience in varied national business and marketing environments and cultures, giving you an exceptional range of expertise to call upon.

We also pride ourselves on being interdisciplinary and preparing our students for the diverse and dynamic world of modern business.

Meanwhile, accreditation from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) means you can also graduate with an additional professional leadership and management award (level 5).

Accredited by with Dual Award:

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Course features

  • Placement year

    If you apply for this course with a placement year, you have the opportunity to undertake a year in industry between your second and third years

  • Additional qualification

    This course offers additional qualifications for you to obtain with your degree

  • Professional accreditation

    This course has been accredited by a professional body

  • Foundation year available

    If you're not quite ready for a full undergraduate degree, there's alternative entry through one of our foundation years

  • Further studies

    After successfully completing your studies, there's an opportunity to continue your studies at Solent

Who is this course for?

Solent’s business management degree is ideally suited if you want to develop strong business skills and prepare yourself for a successful career in a range of business industries – studying a curriculum that is not just about theory, but focused on real-world application.

You may not be sure yet which area of business will suit you, but all avenues are open - social enterprise, charity, government, big local, global business or a smaller entrepreneurial firm or start-up.

What does this course lead to?

A Solent business management degree gives you the specialist business knowledge and broad transferable skills to find business-focused roles in any industry. 

Meet the team

Teaching staff for the BSc (Hons) Business Management degree have extensive industry experience working in a wide range of business sectors as practitioners and are actively engaged with current research in the field.

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

Facilities

Our vibrant campus brings state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience. Our award-winning teaching building, The Spark is centred around students and offers a stimulating study environment with flexible learning spaces. And as Solent is an Adobe Creative Campus, all students also have free access to Adobe Creative Cloud, which includes the full suite of Adobe professional software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, Premier Pro, and more.

Away from studying, why not try out the gyms, fitness studios and sports halls in our £28 million Sports Complex, or watch a blockbuster film at our student-run cinema with Dolby Atmos audio.

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