• Study mode: Part Time
  • Location: High Wycombe | Uxbridge
  • Duration: One year
  • Start Date: September 2019 and February 2020

Course Overview

A typical offer will include GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) and a foundation degree in Business Management, HND/HNC in Business (ideally with a merit profile) or equivalent qualifications. Every application is considered on an individual basis.

It’s aimed at students who already have a job or good experience. As a part time course, it can fit around your life and give you the flexibility to complete this course the way you want to.

Business Management prepares you for your future career, opening many doors to management roles throughout the UK and abroad. The world of business can be full of surprises, so we make sure you'll cope with almost any challenge that gets in your way.

You can also choose to study this course at our Uxbridge Campus or at University Campus Aylesbury Vale. You can study this programme full-time, part-time or via distance learning.

Gather a cluster of skills to take with you into your career

Whether you plan to start your own business or take the reins of an existing one, you’ll need to be well-equipped with a number of skills. We run modules that cover human resources, finance, strategy, marketing and operations management.

While on this course, you’ll improve your entrepreneurial skills and become more confident in making crucial decisions. We make sure that you develop as a person, gaining new abilities in strategic thinking, problem solving and communication.

Make your mark on the world of business

Business and management is important today because it provides the majority of employment in the UK. To ensure future success, companies are constantly on the lookout for skilled and qualified managers. Having this degree will help you stand out in front of employers.

While you’re studying with us, many businesses ask our students to help with live projects. Before you even graduate, you’ll be known by businesses in the area and have many connections to make the most of when looking for work.

Attendance and Personal Study

You will be expected to allocate approximately 12 hours a week for self-directed study.

Course Details

We have a bustling business department with lots of expertise. All our business courses cross over, with some modules being shared across the degrees. We believe in breaking down barriers and giving our students every opportunity to expand their network while with us. With smaller, more intimate class sizes, we give our students one-to-one teaching and around-the-clock support.

Being so close to London gives us some amazing industry links, and gives you the chance to gain experience with business. Our focus on real world experience gives you that competitive edge when heading into employment.

Make the most of our industry links

Our focus on recreating the industry on campus gives a boost to your employability. Some of the companies we have worked with include Initials, Jargon PR, Medico, Mindshare, Primal, Scannappeal and Simpler PR.

We have a strong practical element to our business courses with live briefs that our friends in the industry trust our students with. We’ve had students consulting major companies and helping start ups to get their businesses on the move.

Learn about Business from well-seasoned experts in management

Our lecturers have extensive industry and academic experience. They’ll help you mix theory with practice, informing your teaching with their knowledge.

Many of our lecturers have their own businesses – and bring insights from their experience.

We also attract many guest speakers, including former students. We make sure that you’ll always know about the latest trends in the world of business.

We run Bizfest every year, where successful business leaders come to Bucks to share their thoughts on business ventures and the future of their industries.

What are the course entry requirements?

A foundation degree in Business Management, HND/HNC in Business (ideally with a merit profile) or equivalent qualifications.

For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.

Course Modules

Modules

  • Corporate Strategy and Governance
  • Leading and Managing Change
  • Managing Innovation in Business
  • Strategic Marketing

Fees

How much does it cost

Part Time Home and EU, September 2019: £4,800

Part Time Home and EU, May 2019: £4,800

Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.

You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.

Questions about fees?

Contact our Enquiries Team:
0330 123 2023
advice@bucks.ac.uk

How do I apply?

For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks

Employability

What are my career prospects

When you graduate, you’ll be equipped with a broad understanding of business practice and have developed a range of personal skills that will support you throughout your career.

This qualification opens doors to management in just about every sector. You’ll discover career opportunities across a wide range of business organisations, including prestigious international companies. You may even start your own enterprise. Additionally, there are opportunities to continue your studies with a range of academic and professional postgraduate courses.

How will you help me prepare for my future career?

Throughout your time with us we’ll support you on the route to your chosen career. We’ll help you develop crucial skills, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable and a good leader.

We encourage work placements for our students, giving you the opportunity to develop your skills in a work background. Our modules and teaching expertise will help you become more independent as a learner and more certain of your discipline expertise.

We also help you find employment after graduation. Have a look at our Careers and Employability pages to find out more.


The Big Deal

At Bucks, we believe in putting our students first. That’s why our Students’ Union have developed our exclusive ‘Big Deal’ package. We’re the only university in the UK to offer free access to such a diverse and exciting range of activities – all to enrich the university experience.

We offer FREE events and entertainment, additional skills workshops, sports, recreational activities, societies and paid student rep schemes. All at one of the top 10 Students’ Unions in the UK.  It’s a big deal!

Want to find out more? Visit our Students’ Union page or watch our video.


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