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Subject Areas > Business

​Prepare for a successful career in any sector of the UK and global economy with a Business degree. Our pathways give you the chance to specialise in Economics, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Enterprise or International Business.

You’ll apply the fundamental principles of business, management and marketing to some of the biggest factors affecting businesses today, from Brexit to the banking crisis.

You’ll learn from business practitioners with extensive professional experience in senior business roles and we’ll give you plenty of opportunities to develop your professional networks, thanks to our regular programme of expert guest speakers.

Undergraduate Business courses:

Accounting and Business

You'll have the chance to develop the skills to influence and inform business operations and strategy, drive policy, and deliver jobs, prosperity and wealth, opening the door to a wide range of lucrative careers.

Business and Economics

You'll have the chance to develop specialist expertise in business practice and economic policy, preparing you for a wide range of careers in the global business environment. You'll study economic and political issues, apply economic analysis and business expertise to a range of real-world scenarios, and develop a strong knowledge of the global economy and marketplace.

Business and Enterprise

You'll learn the fundamentals of business planning and development, building your understanding of finance and marketing for business. Our vocational approach means you'll get plenty of opportunities to put the business and enterprise skills you develop into practice.

Business and Management

You'll cover all the essential functions of management, operations and human resources, developing a wide-ranging knowledge of organisations and their business environment. You'll explore the fundamentals of accounting, finance and marketing and get a grounding in the legal context for business and management.

Business and Marketing

Marketing is a fundamental part of today's complex business industry. You'll learn how to cut through the noise and reach media-savvy consumers, developing the essential skills needed for success in today's business and marketing environment - from communications strategies and competitor analyses, to technology's impact on business practices.


You'll learn about micro and macro-economics, looking at the relationship between prices and production as well as economic phenomena such as inflation and the global distribution of wealth. We'll give you a solid foundation in statistics, econometrics and quantitative methods, which will allow you to analyse the design and implementation of economic policy.

International Business

We'll help you to develop the essential knowledge and skills to effectively operate in the international business and management environment. You'll get a grounding in the fundamental principles of business, marketing and accounting, exploring them from a global perspective.

Placement opportunities

Professional work experience is at the heart of our Business degrees. You’ll complete two professional work placements during your degree and we’ll work with you to find placements that match your career aspirations, as well as giving you extensive support and preparation so you make the most out of your placement opportunities.

Our students have completed placements at marketing and PR agencies, major high street banks, the London Stock Exchange, brokerage agencies, international trade organisations and local and national government departments.

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