Developed in partnership with business and industry, the BA Business degree offers an excellent grounding in business and enterprise skills. With a flexible core framework, it equips you with the skills and understanding to succeed in a wide range of business careers.
SQA Highers: BBBC including English
GCE A-Levels: CCC
Irish Leaving Certificate: HL: BBBC2 including English
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (including 4, 4 at HL)
SQA Advanced Highers: BBB in relevant subjects, plus HG English
GCE A-Levels: BBB in relevant subjects
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points
SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Business; Business Management; Administration & IT; Event Management; Events; Travel & Tourism, or relevant discipline
BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM
SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND Business; Business Management; Administration & IT; Event
Management; Events; Travel & Tourism, or relevant discipline
You can generalise your degree or specialise in an area related to your career aspirations, such as enterprise and entrepreneurship, marketing or HRM. The programme offers a broad-based, integrated perspective on business life from operational to strategic levels.
Key elements of the programme include talks from, and visits to, local and national employers and varied assessment formats, including case studies and portfolio building.
An introduction to key areas of the business environment
include an examination of the various functions within business sectors.
Students will be introduced to the key areas of Finance, HRM, Marketing and
Economics as well as developing practical skills in communication techniques,
time management and presentation.
You will develop skills and knowledge across a range of business disciplines including law. You can specialise in a particular area, such as human resource management or marketing or pursue a broader business degree.
You will develop an understanding of the complex issues at work in the general and specialist areas of business and learn how to research business topics effectively.
You will undertake a dissertation in an area of your choice, in conjunction with further study in your specialist area.
This degree has been developed in conjunction with major
UK employers. Many of the core module skills are in line with the requirements
for graduate trainee programmes helping you to prepare for a career in national
and international organisations. You can enter the public, private or voluntary
sectors, at home and abroad, in areas including local government, health,
manufacturing, or retail. Typical roles include financial services consultant,
marketing manager and retail manager.
You may study abroad while gaining credit towards your degree at one of our 80 educational partner organisations.
Graduates of this programme can
apply for Chartered Management Institute (CMI) exemptions.