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Bachelor of Science in Business Studies

Grow a strong foundation in executive management, a strong commitment to ethical behaviour and a desire to better society.

About the Course

Our Bachelor of Science in Business Studies is offered in partnership with Washington Adventist University and can be completed within three or four years of full-time study (depending on your academic background).

From the first day of your course we focus on the practical aspects of the business concepts that you are learning. During your studies, you will visit cutting-edge companies in different European locations. Our proximity to London, an international hub for the finance and industries, makes our location an exciting place to study business.

Living and studying with students from all over the globe will widen your knowledge and understanding of cultures, and give you the opportunities to learn about business practices overseas as well as how to communicate with a diverse range of people.

Why enrol in BS Business Studies with us?

  • You will also study advanced core business disciplines related to management, marketing, accounting and operations.
  • You will acquire a solid knowledge of business and finance principles, and the use of computer systems in a business environment.
  • You will further develop communication and presentation skills through a range of assignments designed to develop your ability to critically evaluate and present information.
  • You will learn how to develop and implement business strategy as well as learn about the role of leadership in its development and implementation.

Your future matters.

  • Throughout this course you will acquire a solid knowledge of business and finance principles
  • You will understand how to implement business strategy to be able to understand how to achieve long term success in your future organisations
  • This degree will offer you career opportunities such as human resource management and training, marketing and advertising, import/export, finance and banking, accounting, development work, consultancy and more.

Our graduates have gone on to work for some of the most reputable organisations in the world, including: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Commerzbank AG, Koninklijke Philips N.V., International Business Machines (IBM), Honeywell, 3M, and General Electric.

The course breakdown

BS Business Studies

Foundation Year

The Foundation Year is the entry point for those who are completing this course in four years. This is usually those who do not meet the entry requirement of two A levels (or equivalent).

The Foundation Year provides a supportive environment where you can make the transition to university study. You will be provided with a choice of modules that will give you the academic knowledge and study skills you will need to progress onto the first year of the course.

BS Business Studies

Year One

Year One is the entry point for those completing this course in three years.

You will acquire a solid understanding of accounting, statistics, the business environment from an economics perspective and how to use microcomputer applications. Along with furthering your academic research skills, we will help you to develop your personal business skills in the form of CV preparation and job interview techniques.

Academic Year

Year Two

You will study all the major functional areas of a business operation, specifically marketing, finance, managerial accounting, business law, management information systems and human resources. You will focus on understanding how organisations are resourced and then utilised to ensure successful performance.

The role of the non-profit organisation and exploring ethics will also be central themes. On completion of your CV/resumé, you will be encouraged to start searching for an internship/work placement

BS Business Studies

Year Three

You will complete modules on business strategy, operations management, financial statement analysis and international dynamics of business and complete your dissertation on a business research subject that is relevant to your career aspirations.

Modules

  • Foundation Year

    To fulfil the requirements of the Bachelor of Science in Business Studies you will complete the following modules, which are an indicative example of the programme that a full-time student might follow.

    • 3: ENGL115 - English Composition I
    • 3: IDSC205 - Fine Arts
    • 4: BIOL208 - Environmental Science
    • 3: MATH165 - College Algebra
    • 3: Business Statistics (STAT285)
    • 3: A Religion module
    • 3: COMM104 - Communication Skills
    • 3: HIST437G - History: Empire to Entropy
    • 3: ENGL255B - Studies in Literature: Text on Film II
    • 3: HLED110 - Health Principles
  • Year One

    • 3: ACCT211 - Principles of Accounting I
    • 3: ENGL115 - English Composition I
    • 3: BUAD346 - Business Research Methods
    • 3: CPTR200 - Microcomputer Applications
    • 3: STAT285 - Business Statistics
    • 3: ANTH200 - Cultural Anthropology
    • 3: ACCT212 - Principles of Accounting II
    • 3: ECON265 - Economics for Business
    • 3: ENGL215 - English Composition II
    • 3: BUAD201 - Business Skills
    • 3: A Religion module
  • Year Two

    • 3: MGMT301 - Principles of Management
    • 3: ACCT309 - Managerial Accounting
    • 3: MGMT338 - Human Resources Management
    • 3: MKTG310 - Principles of Marketing
    • 3: BUAD375 - Business Law
    • 3: FNCE305 - Business Finance
    • 4: MGMT305 - Management Information Systems
    • 3: BUAD360 - Business Ethics
    • 3: MKTG320 - Consumer Behaviour
    • 3: MGMT310 - Organisational Behaviour
    • 3: BUAD305 - Advanced Business Skills
  • Year Three

    • 3: BUAD460 - Operations Management
    • 3: MKTG425 - International Marketing
    • 6: MGMT476 -Management Project I
    • 3: A Religion module
    • 3: MGMT485 - Business Strategy and Policy
    • 3: MGMT405 - International Management
    • 6: MGMT477 - Management Project II
    • 3: FNCE480 - Financial Statement Analysis

Entry Requirements

Three Year Programme

To apply to complete this programme in three years, you will need:

  • 5 GCSEs grade A*-C (including Maths and English), or equivalent
  • 2 A-levels, or equivalent
  • To be at least 18 years of age at the beginning of the academic year

If English is not your native language, you will need to demonstrate that you have a sufficient standard of the language to study. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

Four Year Programme

To apply to complete this programme in four years, you will need:

  • 5 GCSEs grade A*-C (including Maths and English), or equivalent
  • To be at least 18 years of age at the beginning of the academic year

If English is not your native language, you will need to demonstrate that you have a sufficient standard of the language to study. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.