Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Business and Management

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

Business and Management

Course Overview

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  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    16 Sep 2024

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Develop an expert understanding of how businesses operate and build the skills needed to become a strategic and successful manager
  • Study the foundations of effective business management. This will include accounting and finance, data analytics and developing your understanding of markets and customers
  • Delve into more complex topics in your second and third years, such as sustainability in business, strategy, ethics and the influence of AI
  • Learn how businesses can use smart technology to become more sustainable, grow, adapt, improve, and ultimately succeed in future markets
  • Begin to understand business and management issues at both a national and global level and across a wide array of industries and sectors
  • Foster your entrepreneurialism as you build your specialist business knowledge
  • Put your knowledge into practice through in-class case study work, internships, study abroad and volunteering
  • Enhance your entrepreneurial skills through active participation in national student competitions, such as the IBM University Business Challenge
  • Have the opportunity to combine the core aspects of business and management with our pathway subjects, finance, enterprise, marketing and law
  • Gain the practical experience needed to impress potential employers

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Networking with industry
Leeds Business School has strong industry links within the city and wider region. This will provide you with a range of opportunities to enhance your employability skills.

You’ll engage with real businesses through live projects, chair discussions and guest lectures. 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.

Develop your practical experience
Apply your knowledge in real-world settings with an optional year-long placement in industry.

An expanding business hub
From tech and gaming giants to national powerhouses, including the BBC and Channel 4, Leeds boasts attractive opportunities within a variety of industries. Already billed as one of the largest legal and financial centres in the UK, the city’s economy is forecast to grow even further over the next decade. This will provide the perfect location to witness the impact of development, expansion and innovation, making Leeds a great place to study business.

Read more about why you should study business in Leeds.

Why study Business & Management at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. 91% of students on BA (Hons) Business & Management were positive about the way teaching staff explain things*
  2. Gain practical experience and knowledge to impress potential employers
  3. Optional paid placement year to broaden your real-life work experience
  4. Flexible study – you could choose to transfer to one of our specialist routes after completing your first year
  5. Learn from a team who bring together academic and professional expertise and industry connections

*National Student Survey 2023

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