BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Business and Management

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   Yes

Brunel's Business and Management degree will equip you with a broad knowledge and appreciation of business and management as well as the analytical, technical and interpersonal skills required to understand, analyse and address the problems that today’s companies face.

The general Business and Management pathway covers all the fundamental elements of Business and Management with a range of optional modules to choose from.

The course offers:

  • Highly innovative programme with quantitative content.

  • Emphasis on globalisation issues generated by multi-national enterprises (MNEs).

  • Teaching that focusses on real life data analysis skills.

  • Management study that offers a wide choice of job opportunities after graduation.

The Business and Management general pathway will cover all the fundamental elements of Business and Management with a range of optional modules to choose from. The core components of this degree will offer you the widest range of skills in business and management (see Course Content) including: fundamentals of marketing economies; theoretical and practical characteristics of organisations; various business models and frameworks; the challenges of coping with future uncertainty, and managing change.

Emphasis in this pathway is on globalisation issues generated by multinational enterprises (MNEs) that account for over fifty percent of global output. A deeper understanding of the commercial power of MNEs will help students to position themselves strategically in a competitive job market.

This pathway will broaden your knowledge of business concepts as you work on real business issues and live case studies, to develop managerial skills and enhance career opportunities. You will also learn valuable technical skills along the way: numerical methods and statistical software packages such as SPSS and EXCEL without the need for 'A' level maths or the overseas equivalent.

Programme description

Brunel's Business and Management degree will equip you with a broad knowledge and appreciation of business and management as well as the analytical, technical and interpersonal skills required to understand, analyse and address the problems that today’s companies face.

The general Business and Management pathway covers all the fundamental elements of Business and Management with a range of optional modules to choose from.

The course offers:

  • Highly innovative programme with quantitative content.

  • Emphasis on globalisation issues generated by multi-national enterprises (MNEs).

  • Teaching that focusses on real life data analysis skills.

  • Management study that offers a wide choice of job opportunities after graduation.

The Business and Management general pathway will cover all the fundamental elements of Business and Management with a range of optional modules to choose from. The core components of this degree will offer you the widest range of skills in business and management (see Course Content) including: fundamentals of marketing economies; theoretical and practical characteristics of organisations; various business models and frameworks; the challenges of coping with future uncertainty, and managing change.

Emphasis in this pathway is on globalisation issues generated by multinational enterprises (MNEs) that account for over fifty percent of global output. A deeper understanding of the commercial power of MNEs will help students to position themselves strategically in a competitive job market.

This pathway will broaden your knowledge of business concepts as you work on real business issues and live case studies, to develop managerial skills and enhance career opportunities. You will also learn valuable technical skills along the way: numerical methods and statistical software packages such as SPSS and EXCEL without the need for 'A' level maths or the overseas equivalent.

Key Modules
  • A sandwich placement is totally different from the kind of work experience you may have had whilst at school.
  • A work placement is a proper job with a proper organisation – quite often the organisation is a household name.
  • Work placement students earn proper salaries: currently students are generally being paid between £13,000 and £17,000 per annum, depending on the market sector and location – some have been known to earn considerably more than this.

Employers of placement students from Brunel have included:

  • IBM
  • Adidas
  • Lloyds TSB
  • British Airways
  • Orange
  • Microsoft
  • Warner Bros
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Air France
  • Walt Disney
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • United Biscuits
  • Nissan
Module & Subject

The BSc consists of both compulsory and optional modules, a typical selection can be found below. Modules can vary from year to year, but these offer a good idea of what we teach.

Level 1

Compulsory

  • Introduction to Management Enquiry
  • Managing Information with Technology
  • Organisational Behaviour and Analysis
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • International Business Environment
  • Principles and Practice of Marketing

Level 2

Compulsory

  • Marketing Communications
  • Critical Perspectives in Management
  • Managing Change and Creativity in Organisations
  • Project Management
  • Human Resource Management and its International Dimensions
  • Operations Management

Level 3

Compulsory

  • Strategic Management
  • Business Ethics, Environmental Sustainability and Governance
  • Issues and Controversies in Management Project

Optional

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Ventures
  • Gender and Organisations
  • International Marketing
  • Innovation and Knowledge Management
Entry Requirements
  • GPA 5.0 or 80%

    75% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above.

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 4 years
Course Fee:  16200.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER