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Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons)
Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons)

Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons)

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and Mathematics.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This course is ideal if you want a business degree that can lead to a wide range of careers. Business Studies has been Hertfordshire Business School’s flagship undergraduate programme for over 50 years, and continually evolves to meet current business and industry needs. The First Year gives you a solid foundation, while the Second and Final Years allow you to choose optional modules from across business disciplines including marketing, human resource management, finance, accounting and management. You also have the opportunity to study a language. This course is aligned to several professional bodies for students to work towards achieving professional body recognition.

You can also study a language with this course. You can be awarded the degree ‘with language’ in the title if you choose to study a foreign language in all years of study.

  • You can tailor your studies around your core strengths and interests
  • Learn from staff with industry and research rich backgrounds
  • Feel supported in your learning with our dedicated Programme Team

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Accounting Aspects of Business, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Analysing and Managing Business Data, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business and Markets, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • The Business Professional, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Understanding Marketing, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Technology in Business, 15 Credits, Optional
  • The Global Business Environment, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Managing People, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Consumer Behaviour, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business Analytics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business Operations, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Managing Business Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Project Management in Business, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Digital Marketing in Practice, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Performance Management and Reward, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Product Innovation, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Organisational Psychology, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Management Accounting for Business Decisions, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Mobile Business Technologies, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Analysing Financial Statements, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Global Supply Chain Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Leading Across Sectors, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Leading Innovation and Change, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Principles of Logistics Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • User Centric Design for Systems, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Creative Problem Solving for Managers, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Strategic Leadership in a Changing World, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • HBS Placement, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Industrial Placement Sem B only, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Industrial Placement Year, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (South East Asia), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (North America), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (Australia), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad A (Europe), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad B (Europe), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (Europe), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Industrial Placement (Semester A), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Issues in Global Economy, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Dissertation - Management, 30 Credits, Optional
  • International Human Resource Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Global Marketing Ethics and Culture, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Forecasting Methods for Managers, 15 Credits, Optional
  • International Financial Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Strategic HRM Perspectives, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Social Networking and Enterprise, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Small Business Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Databases for Management Decision Making, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Marketing Communications, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Management Decision Making, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Research Methods, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Contemporary Issues in Business and Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Performance Strategy, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Industry Practice in Business (MLO), 15 Credits, Optional
  • Sustainable Operations and Management, 15 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Employability is at the heart of every Hertfordshire degree and we’re pleased to say that 93% of graduates from the BA Business Studies go into work or further study within 6 months of graduating.
  • They go into a whole range of business roles, including finance officer, HR manager, key account administrator, management consultant, marketing executive, purchasing officer, project manager, quality consultant, recruitment consultant and trainee accountant. 
  • Our graduates launch careers with all sorts of organisations, including leading names like British Airways, Citibank, Ernst and Young, GlaxoSmithKline, KPMG, IBM, PWC, Rolls-Royce, Royal

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single:300 GBP/year

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