BA (Hons) Business Management

The business environment is changing all the time. While you can’t predict the future, you can certainly be prepared for it. Organisations need flexible employees with a range of skills, who understand the different areas of business and how they work together. The BA (Hons) Business Management will give you a well-rounded business education to make you a versatile and employable graduate.

By studying Business Management you will get a full overview of how businesses perform, meaning you can adapt and succeed in a competitive jobs market. There are compulsory modules that cover essential topics such as marketing, how to manage people, purchasing and logistics. As you progress, you can choose specialist modules in areas that match your interests and career aims. There are also many opportunities to gain practical experience of the business world, including work placements, hands-on challenges, a year-long sandwich placement or an internship.

Excellent student satisfaction

The University of South Wales is best in Wales for student satisfaction in Management Studies (NSS 2016).

Opportunities to Gain Industry Experience

Getting that dream job is what it’s all about, so our business degrees have been designed to provide you with the vital skills and industrial experience needed to make you more employable. Whether you’re interested in participating in our internship programme during your studies, undertaking a year-long work placement, or taking advantage of working with real-life companies as part of a dedicated employability module, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to help enhance your future career prospects and be well equipped to make an impression on a future employer.

What you will study

Throughout your Business Management course you will study a mix of management, enterprise, economics, marketing, logistics and human resource management modules. You will develop the skills demanded by today’s employers.

Year One

In your first year, you will study the following specified modules:

  • Business Skills and Professional Development
  • Work and Organisational Behaviour
  • Economics, Law and Regulations
  • Foundations in Marketing
  • Accounting in a Business Context
  • Supply Chain Management

Year Two

In your second year you will choose one of two pathways to follow. The first pathway allows you...

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All staff are experienced qualified academics from a number of subject specialisms such as retail, marketing, accounting and finance, logistics and supply chain, strategy, leadership and management. The Academic Team have industry experience and are research active.


This course is taught at: Newport City Campus; Treforest Campus, Pontypridd

UCAS CODE: N201 N202

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  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Full Time 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
      • SW 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
        • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2018
          • Full Time 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2018
            • SW 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2018

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