Introduction to Business & Management

Business & Management degrees cover a wide range of subjects from courses that give you a strong foundation in many areas of business to courses that are industry specific, such as Hospitality Management.

Accounting Degree Courses

Accountancy is ideal if you love number crunching and money. A high level of maths, analytical and problem solving skills, with a high interest in the latest trends and laws that affect practice, is necessary for entering the world of accounting.

Business Studies Degrees Courses

Business Studies encompasses a cross section of departments you would naturally find in business: finance, accounting, economics, marketing, IT, statistics, human resources and law.

Economics Degree Courses

Economics is an important aspect of life. Shaping the modern world is the influence of national and international climates in which businesses operate in.  A degree in economics is suited to those with a high interest in economic and social affairs. Economists are naturally analytical, can provide clear and coherent arguments which are supported by relevant theories and evidence.  Some universities require A-level maths; however, you should comfortably handle figures and sums to embark on a career in economics. Economics graduates are highly employable, and find their analytical, forecasting and reporting skills useful in banking, accountancy, taxation and insurance industries. 

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Actuarial Careers

On graduation, would-be actuaries join firms as student actuaries and spend around three to six years in on the job training and sitting the Actuarial Profession's exams.  Employers will usually look for a 2:1 in a numerate discipline. However, graduates from any discipline can be accepted providing they have at least a B at A level mathematics, or equivalent.

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Financial Management Degree Courses

A career within financial management can be not only financially rewarding but can also offer a fast-paced, ever changing working environment. If you have a head for figures, and are inspired by the idea of understanding more about the way in which finance shapes our world, a degree and subsequent career in Financial Management may be the right choice for you. There are a number of different subjects that come under the banner of Financial Management, from Financial Planning to Investment Banking, so it is worth thinking about which areas inspire you most when investigating individual courses. A general Financial Management degree should offer an overview of each aspect of the field, allowing you to specialise later either through postgraduate study or on the job training.

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Financial Services Degree Courses

The financial services have been a key pillar of the UK economy for centuries, providing thousands of jobs across the country. As such, gaining an understanding of the way in which the industry works could open the door to a wide range of future career options. To make sure that you get the most of both the course, and your future career, however, you will need to make sure that you have an interest in Mathematics and the way in which markets and economies function. With business-related stories hitting the headlines daily, there has never been a more exciting time to enter the industry and a degree in Financial Services will ensure that you have a broad knowledge to make a real professional impact after graduation.

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Logistics Management Degree Courses

Logistics centres on the management of transportation. Whether you are moving commuters from A to B on public transport or taking charge of supply chain operations for a complex organisation, working in Logistics suits anyone with a drive to spearhead large projects and a logical, organised approach to management. While there are some degrees that will offer a broad overview of Logistics as a whole, deciding which areas appeal to you before applying might be a good idea. Assessed though a combination of exams and coursework, there may also be a work placement requirement to many Logistics degrees, making it perfect for students who like to learn in a hands on manner.

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Management Degree Courses

There are many different types of Management, from detailed led Administrative Management to the more psychologically driven Human Resources Management. What applicants for each will have in common in a logical, organised approach to work, strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to step back from a project to see the bigger picture. There are many different approaches to management and a good degree course will give you a grounding in the wider field, leaving you with a set of skills that can be applied in a range of roles within business and industry. Heavily based around preparing you for work, it is likely that a Management degree will involve some work experience in addition to assessment through essay and examination.

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Why apply for a Management degree?

If you’re considering going into the world of business after graduation then you would be sensible to think about applying for a Management degree.

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