Business Management

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Leadership, collaboration, enterprise. Study one of our business management courses and you'll develop the skills you need for a successful career in business in an authentic environment, with access to state-of-the-art learning tools.

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We’re ranked in the top 30% for our Business Management courses (National Student Survey, 2021).

"The course made me more employable by giving me the technical understanding and then when I was on placement at Hewlett Pl Enterprise I was allowed to apply this theory in a practical environment."

Piers Jackson, BA(Hons) Business and Management

Business Management courses

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BA(Hons) Accounting and Business Management

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This course balances technical accounting and finance topics with management theory and practice, so you’ll learn to manage effectively and make sound strategic business and financial decisions. Gain specialist knowledge through a range of option pathways, such as sustainability, leadership, entrepreneurship, private wealth management, and credit management. Develop your workplace skills through internships, volunteering and placements, and by providing pro bono advice to businesses and voluntary organisations.

BA(Hons) Accounting and Business Management with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

This course balances technical accounting and finance topics with management theory and practice, so you’ll learn to manage effectively and make sound strategic business and financial decisions. Gain specialist knowledge through a range of option pathways, such as sustainability, leadership, entrepreneurship, private wealth management, and credit management. Develop your workplace skills through internships, volunteering and placements, and by providing pro bono advice to businesses and voluntary organisations.

BA(Hons) Business and Events Management

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This course brings together UWE Bristol’s recognised academic and applied expertise in event studies and business management, while making the most of the region’s thriving visitor economy and event calendar.

You’ll study the main disciplines and operational areas of business and events alongside functions, processes and values, with the opportunity to plan events from inception through to closure and evaluation.

BA(Hons) Business and Events Management with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

This course brings together UWE Bristol’s recognised academic and applied expertise in event studies and business management, while making the most of the region’s thriving visitor economy and event calendar.

You’ll study the main disciplines and operational areas of business and events alongside functions, processes and values, with the opportunity to plan events from inception through to closure and evaluation.

BA(Hons) Business and Human Resource Management

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This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), and you’ll also earn an internationally recognised Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Learn about the role of managers and how people contribute to business success. Focus on the practices and issues associated with people management. Develop a solid foundation in business theory. And explore the challenges facing modern businesses.

BA(Hons) Business and Human Resource Management with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), and you’ll also earn an internationally recognised Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Learn about the role of managers and how people contribute to business success. Focus on the practices and issues associated with people management. Develop a solid foundation in business theory. And explore the challenges facing modern businesses.

BA(Hons) Business and Law

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Taught by experts from the reputable Law and Business Schools, you’ll study contemporary modules in commercial, company, international trade and employment law alongside core business modules spanning marketing, strategic management and managing people.

Gain valuable real-world skills and experience through study trips and business-related work placements. Mock trials, law simulations, business-related work placements and pro bono work will ensure you graduate with a practical understanding of law and familiarity with industry.

BA(Hons) Business and Law with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

Taught by experts from the reputable Law and Business Schools, you’ll study contemporary modules in commercial, company, international trade and employment law alongside core business modules spanning marketing, strategic management and managing people.

Gain valuable real-world skills and experience through study trips and business-related work placements. Mock trials, law simulations, business-related work placements and pro bono work will ensure you graduate with a practical understanding of law and familiarity with industry.

BA(Hons) Business and Management

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Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), this flexible and practical degree is driven by the needs of organisations, with an emphasis on skills development.

You’ll learn about organisational functions like marketing, finance and human resource management, and explore past, contemporary and future forms of management. Gain real-world experience through placements and internships, and get access to guest speakers, case studies, competitions and online simulations, ensuring you graduate ready for work.

BA(Hons) Business and Management with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), this flexible and practical degree is driven by the needs of organisations, with an emphasis on skills development.

You’ll learn about organisational functions like marketing, finance and human resource management, and explore past, contemporary and future forms of management. Gain real-world experience through placements and internships, and get access to guest speakers, case studies, competitions and online simulations, ensuring you graduate ready for work.

BA(Hons) Business Management and Economics

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This degree teaches a 50/50 split of academic disciplines in economics alongside a vocational knowledge of business. Our teaching embraces pluralism (considering multiple theories or approaches together) to help you debate complex questions, form opinions and look at things from different perspectives.

Discover how to use specialist tools for economic analysis, learn excellent managerial skills, develop and apply analytical expertise, and explore how to factor the role of ethics and sustainability into decision making.

BA(Hons) Business Management and Economics with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

This degree teaches a 50/50 split of academic disciplines in economics alongside a vocational knowledge of business. Our teaching embraces pluralism (considering multiple theories or approaches together) to help you debate complex questions, form opinions and look at things from different perspectives.

Discover how to use specialist tools for economic analysis, learn excellent managerial skills, develop and apply analytical expertise, and explore how to factor the role of ethics and sustainability into decision making.

BA(Hons) Business Management and Leadership

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Although leadership is one of the fastest-growing fields in higher education, only a few universities offer it at undergraduate level.

On this course, accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), you’ll learn about the challenges of leadership alongside a solid foundation in business, while also exploring past, contemporary and future trends of leadership practice. The business management modules give context and a deeper understanding of the specialist modules.

BA(Hons) Business Management and Leadership with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

Although leadership is one of the fastest-growing fields in higher education, only a few universities offer it at undergraduate level.

On this course, accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), you’ll learn about the challenges of leadership alongside a solid foundation in business, while also exploring past, contemporary and future trends of leadership practice. The business management modules give context and a deeper understanding of the specialist modules.

BA(Hons) Business Management and Marketing

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Bristol is recognised as one of the UK’s leading marketing hubs, providing a strong employer network and diverse placement, internship and graduate opportunities.

On this course, you’ll analyse real business issues and learn about the operational areas of business and management, alongside the market process, traditional and digital marketing methods, and global marketing.

We work closely with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and the Institute of Directors (IOD), giving you opportunities to network, access events and gain valuable accreditation.

BA(Hons) Business Management and Marketing with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

Bristol is recognised as one of the UK’s leading marketing hubs, providing a strong employer network and diverse placement, internship and graduate opportunities.

On this course, you’ll analyse real business issues and learn about the operational areas of business and management, alongside the market process, traditional and digital marketing methods, and global marketing.

We work closely with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and the Institute of Directors (IOD), giving you opportunities to network, access events and gain valuable accreditation.

BA(Hons) Business Management with Accounting and Finance (Top Up)

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This one-year course equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study, and is aimed at students who have previously completed a relevant qualification, such as a Higher National Diploma, in the subject area.

This one-year BA(Hons) Business Management with Accounting and Finance top-up course combines specialist accredited modules in Accounting and Finance with a solid grounding in business. On successful completion you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.

BA(Hons) Business (Team Entrepreneurship)

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In this practice-led course, you’ll form a team company of up to 20 students and work on real projects with the potential to earn your own income while gaining entrepreneurial experience. Expect to deliver and manage ventures, take on consultancy projects with local businesses, manage budgets, and build valuable contacts and networks.

BA(Hons) Business (Team Entrepreneurship) with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

In this practice-led course, you’ll form a team company of up to 20 students and work on real projects with the potential to earn your own income while gaining entrepreneurial experience. Expect to deliver and manage ventures, take on consultancy projects with local businesses, manage budgets, and build valuable contacts and networks.

BA(Hons) International Business

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This course is accredited by EPAS, a highly regarded international accreditation given to the world’s best international business courses. Themes of global citizenship and cross-cultural communication run throughout, preparing you for work in diverse environments. You’ll gain a solid grounding in the fundamentals of business management and learn about the ways people do business across the world, along with the challenges and issues they face.

BA(Hons) International Business with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

This course is accredited by EPAS, a highly regarded international accreditation given to the world’s best international business courses. Themes of global citizenship and cross-cultural communication run throughout, preparing you for work in diverse environments. You’ll gain a solid grounding in the fundamentals of business management and learn about the ways people do business across the world, along with the challenges and issues they face.

BA(Hons) Marketing

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Taught and led by industry experts and research-active tutors, you’ll learn through a combination of academic study and practical, relevant experience in a city recognised as a leading marketing hub. Choose from specialist marketing modules in digital marketing, integrated communications, branding and global marketing.

BA(Hons) Marketing with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

Taught and led by industry experts and research-active tutors, you’ll learn through a combination of academic study and practical, relevant experience in a city recognised as a leading marketing hub. Choose from specialist marketing modules in digital marketing, integrated communications, branding and global marketing.

BA(Hons) Sports Business and Entrepreneurship

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The course is based at Ashton Gate Stadium, home to Bristol City FC. Early in the course, you’ll form a team company of up to 20 students, and work on real projects to gain first-hand insight into how a leading sports business operates. Supported by coaches at Bristol City Robins Foundation, you’ll have opportunities to access Ashton Gate’s outstanding facilities, staff and networks.

BA(Hons) International Business Management (Top Up)

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This one-year course equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study, and is aimed at students who have previously completed a relevant qualification, such as a Higher National Diploma, in the subject area.

This applied degree, taught by experienced academics, provides a solid grounding in the fundamentals of business management with a focus on the international dimensions of business. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.

BA(Hons) Business and Human Resource Management (Top Up)

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This one-year course equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study, and is aimed at students who have previously completed a relevant qualification, such as a Higher National Diploma, in the subject area.

Our BA(Hons) Business and Human Resource Management top-up course combines the study of people management with finance, marketing and strategy, to give you a comprehensive understanding of how businesses function. On successful completion you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.

BA(Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

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This one-year course equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study is aimed at students who have previously completed a relevant qualification, such as a Higher National Diploma, in the subject area.

Our BA(Hons) Business and Management top-up course is driven by the needs of organisations, with an emphasis on skills development. It equips you with the knowledge and experience you need to succeed in your business career. On successful completion you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.

BA(Hons) Business Management and Economics (Top Up)

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This top-up degree is a one year course equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study.

Our BA(Hons) Business Management and Economics top-up course teaches a balanced mix of economics alongside a vocational knowledge of business. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.

 

BA(Hons) Business and Events Management (Top Up)

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This one-year course equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study, and is aimed at students who have previously completed a relevant qualification, such as a Higher National Diploma, in the subject area.

Our BA(Hons) Business and Events Management top-up course brings together UWE Bristol's recognised expertise in event studies and business management. It's ideal whether you want to specialise in the business of events, or events in business. On successful completion, you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.

BA(Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

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This one-year course equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study is aimed at students who have previously completed a relevant qualification, such as a Higher National Diploma, in the subject area.

Our BA(Hons) Business and Management top-up course is driven by the needs of organisations, with an emphasis on skills development. It equips you with the knowledge and experience you need to succeed in your business career. On successful completion you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.

BA(Hons) Business Management with Marketing (Top Up)

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This one-year course equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study, and is aimed at students who have previously completed a relevant qualification, such as a Higher National Diploma, in the subject area.

Our BA(Hons) Business Management with Marketing top-up course provides a solid foundation in both business and marketing, allowing you to experience a range of business disciplines and choose your career path as you develop. This one-year course is one of the only degree courses in Bristol that unites business management with marketing. On successful completion you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.

International Business Communication (Top Up)

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This one-year course equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study, and is aimed at students who have previously completed a relevant qualification, such as a Higher National Diploma, in the subject area.

Our BA(Hons) International Business Communication top-up course is designed to offer you an integrated mix of business and communication modules. On successful completion, you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree. This one-year course covers key disciplines and operational areas of business, with a specific focus on international business communication.

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Degree Apprenticeships

UWE Bristol runs a number of Degree Apprenticeships in this subject area, enabling you to study alongside your current job and continue to earn a salary throughout. If you’re already employed, you’ll be eligible to apply through your employer. You’ll benefit from spending part of your time studying at university and the rest receiving on-the-job training.

Find out more about the Degree Apprenticeships on offer.