BA (Hons) business and management

Be the best in business and learn how to manage dynamic and complex organisations through real life, first-hand experience.

Learn how to manage dynamic and complex organisations.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Gain an expert understanding of how businesses operate and develop the skills needed to become a strategic and successful manager
  • Apply your business-theory knowledge in a client-facing consultancy project
  • Gain the practical experience needed to impress potential employers
  • Learn to understand business and management issues at both a national and global level and across a wide array of industries and sectors

You’ll be presented with opportunities to put your knowledge into practice through in-class case study work, internships, study abroad and volunteering. 

If you take a paid work placement in your third year, you’ll develop and enhance your employability skills. Our students have enjoyed placements with Disney, Morrisons and the NHS.

We will encourage you to enhance your entrepreneurial skills through active participation in a range of national student competitions such as the IBM University Business Challenge.

Our guest lecture series will help support your development. Past speakers include the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, the Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association and the Chief Economist of Yorkshire Bank.

Why study Business AND Management at Leeds Beckett University

 

  • You can apply your business-theory knowledge in a client-facing consultancy project, helping you to gain the practical experience needed to impress potential employers
  • You will also be presented with additional opportunities to put your knowledge into practice, whether through in-class case study work, internships, study abroad or volunteering
  • You can utilise the university's connections with national and international organisations and opt to take a paid work placement in the third year of your course
  • Our students have taken a paid placement year with top companies such as Disney, Warner Brothers, L'Oreal, Unilever, Marks and Spencer, VW and KPMG, helping to develop transferable employability skills
  • Entrepreneurial skills are encouraged and developed through active participation in a range of national student competitions such as the IBM University Business Challenge

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Studying a degree at Leeds Beckett puts you in very good company – we have alumni in more than 150 countries around the world. 


TEACHING & LEARNING

We were awarded silver status in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework, reflecting our commitment to deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

As well as learning from expert tutors, you’ll be assigned an academic advisor to give you tailored feedback and support. Our subject-specific librarians will also direct you to the specialist learning and study-skills resources that will underpin your studies.

What you'll learn - Year one:

  • Accounting & Finance for Managers
  • Managing Organisations & People
  • Data Analytics & Management
  • Global Economic Awareness
  • Understanding Markets & Customers
  • Business in Action

Year two:

  • Managerial Decision Making
  • Business Performance Management
  • Business Finance
  • Applied Management Practice
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Future Focused Management for Sustainable Development

Year three:

  • Governance, Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility OR Work Placement
  • Leading Innovation & Change
  • Business Strategy
  • Consultancy Project
  • Strategic Human Resource Management for Leaders

Optional modules may include:

  • Reward Management
  • Corporate Communications & Stakeholder Management
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Entrepreneurship in a Challenging Global Economy
  • Retail Futures

Interested in applying?

Take a look at out our 3-step process on how to apply for a course as part of the Carnegie International Soccer Academy. 

How to apply
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ready to start your journey?

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