Business Management (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
Typical Offer
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3 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

Learn to think differently about business, and inspire change within organisations and society. This BSc Business Management degree draws from economics, history and the social sciences. It offers an interdisciplinary approach you won’t find on similar courses elsewhere.

Your A level results will determine which core or compulsory modules you'll need to take. 

This comprehensive and flexible Business Management course will prepare you for a career in a wide range of organisations, including:

  • start-ups
  • large corporations
  • social enterprises
  • the not-for-profit sector

This degree will suit you if you want to drive change and initiatives, and make business and society work better.

From year 2, you'll choose from a range of optional modules in areas such as:

  • strategic marketing
  • project management
  • finance and accounting
  • operational management

Our research-focused academics are leaders in their field and keep the course current. You'll benefit from our Business School’s close links with industry.

As part of this course you can:

  • explore current business and management challenges
  • learn directly from people in inspiring jobs - we regularly invite guest speakers from industry
  • take a year on an industrial placement to improve your skills
  • study interdisciplinary modules to learn practical skills such as programming and web design

All of our Business courses include the option to spend a year studying abroad, at one of our partners in Europe, North America, Australia or Asia. It is a unique opportunity to experience another culture, improve your language skills and enhance your CV.

This degree is accredited by:

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

Year in placement

Enhance your employability by taking this course with a paid industrial placement year. You'll spend this extra year in an approved industrial placement in a business organisation, applying the skills and knowledge you've learned so far.
View year in placement course.

Year abroad

Experience an extra year studying abroad with one of our worldwide partner universities. View year abroad course

Study this course in Malaysia

You can also study this course at University of Southampton Malaysia.

Find out more about our Malaysia courses and how to apply

We regularly review our courses to ensure and improve quality. This course may be revised as a result of this. Any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Find out why, when, and how we might make changes.

Our courses are regulated in England by the Office for Students (OfS).


So you think you're rational?

Experience a taster lecture delivered by Business Management lecturer Dr Rob Angell.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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