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Business Entrepreneurship with Placement (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
4 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

This course is undergoing revalidation. This is an internal quality assurance process that may result in some changes to course content in the future.

BSc Business Entrepreneurship with placement will give you a business management education, with a focus on entrepreneurship and its role in the economy and society. Your year-long paid work placement will give you valuable real-world experience. You'll gain the practical skills to plan, promote, finance and grow your business venture. You'll graduate with the ability to start your own business or bring entrepreneurial thinking to an established organisation.

Your A level results will determine which core or compulsory modules you'll need to take. Please see the programme specification for the most up-to-date module lists.

On this BSc Business Entrepreneurship course with placement you can:

  • spend your third year on an approved industry placement in a business organisation

  • learn about digital business models, technological innovation or digital marketing

  • understand business fundamentals such as financial and management accounting

  • benefit from hands-on experience of preparing business plans and presenting pitches to industry experts

  • choose optional modules to help you develop your business management skills in areas such as strategic marketing, project management, finance and accounting, or operational management

  • study interdisciplinary modules to learn practical skills such as programming and web design

Our expert research-led academics are well connected. Through them you'll gain insights from the best and most innovative London-based companies, as well as Southampton's entrepreneurial community.

You'll graduate with a BSc Business Entrepreneurship degree accredited by:

  • CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)

  • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)

Graduates have started their own businesses, and worked for consultancies such as PwC and Deloitte.


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Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
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Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.

In light of COVID-19, we’ve made changes to some elements of course delivery for 2020-21. For details as to how this has changed delivery for this course, please view the Addendum to the Programme Specification PDF.

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