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Business Entrepreneurship with Placement (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
Course type
UCAS course code

About this course

This degree 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.

With this course 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 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.

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 270.63 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.