Our 3-12 months Business Management with Finance BSc(Hons) will permit you to mix business and analytical capabilities with sound economic understanding to help tell business method.

Accredited through the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Chartered Management Institute, this specialism affords a basis in enterprise and control, develops your sensible and private competencies and prepares you for careers in the monetary and broader enterprise region. You can explore subjects along with taxation, monetary management, financial markets, enterprise ethics and game principle.

All of our commercial enterprise degrees proportion the same first year, providing you the flexibility to alternate your very last diploma name. At the cease of your first 12 months you can choose to hold with the Business Management with Finance BSc(Hons), select one of the different following specialisms, or widen your studies with the Business Management BSc(Hons):

  • Business Management BSc(Hons)
  • Business Management with Economics BSc(Hons)
  • Business Management with Human Resource Management BSc(Hons)
  • Business Management with Marketing BSc(Hons).

Students with correct first-yr grades additionally have the opportunity to transform to the four-12 months Business Management with Finance and Placement Year BSc(Hons), which includes a salaried paintings placement all through the 0.33 year, including treasured revel in to your CV.

Key statistics

Location Brighton: Moulsecoomb

UCAS code NN13

Full-time three years

Accredited through the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Chartered Management Institute

Clearing 2021

Places are to be had on this path to start in 2021.

If you have your consequences you may observe on-line for an area through Clearing.

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Course content material

Why pick out this route? 

  • Wide variety of option modules so you can tailor your diploma
  • Close hyperlinks with leading employers and enterprise professionals
  • You have the option to convert to a four-yr diploma and spend a yr on a salaried placement

Our Business Management with Finance programme is right for gaining an know-how of the diverse regions of modern-day business control. It will assist you to determine which vicinity of enterprise you would love specialise in, while also making ready you to be your own boss.

You will expand self assurance and knowledge in evaluation, enterprise communication, teamwork, and transferable competencies in preparing briefs, plans and reviews, imparting, budgeting and assessment. You may also explore subjects such as taxation, financial management, financial markets, enterprise ethics and sport concept.

As you progress, the flexibility of this direction allows you to tailor your getting to know in your pastimes via option modules. From your 2d 12 months, you can additionally choose to change to some other direction of commercial enterprise which pastimes you most: economics, finance, human aid control or advertising.

Students who gain the required widespread in year 1 can also switch to the 4-yr Business Management with Finance and Placement Year BSc(Hons), which incorporates a year in enterprise.

Year 1

All our Business Management tiers proportion the same first year core modules to present you a large knowledge of business ideas.

Core modules encompass elements of economics, marketing, HR, organisational behaviour and finance, to provide you a extensive information of business ideas and exercise.

You can then pick to specialise from year 2.


  • Business Economics

    In this module you may expand your knowledge of key economic ideas via applying them to modern issues in the international of enterprise and thru the utility of quantitative techniques. You will also benefit an information of ways political, financial and environmental elements influence the world of business.

  • Principles of Marketing

    This module introduces the function and feature of advertising inside organisational frameworks. You’ll increase an know-how of primary qualitative and quantitative tools to be had for analysing and deciphering the advertising and marketing environment.

  • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

    This module will introduce you to more than a few concepts, ideas and theories that have been adopted in the study of organisational behaviour and human aid management.

    This module will provide you with a grounding for know-how how human beings are controlled and organised in the workplace.

  • Financial Knowledge and Skills for Business

    This module gives you with an creation to fundamental ideas in the fields of economic accounting, control accounting, and finance. You will increase a simple information of an organisation’s financial function and overall performance thru the application of suitable analytical equipment and approaches.

  • Enterprise Project and Skills

    I this module you will create a marketing strategy, a project plan and a advertising plan that include a virtual presence.

    You’ll combine and follow skills and getting to know from other year one modules the use of undertaking management skills to deliver a realistic and applied enterprise task, and will want to illustrate a clean information of marketplace dynamics, monetary structures and HRM employment strategies.

    The module is underpinned with a robust abilties component which develops quantitative, studies, project, instructional, team working, private development and enterprise abilities.

  • Managing Systems and Operations

    This module will introduce you to the usage of digital technology and operations management in commercial enterprise.

    The module will highlight how managers use digital technology to degree and improve operations and structures overall performance, and could provide an expertise of the techniques and the strategies to enhance them in each carrier-orientated and production-area corporations. A range of contemporary issues, innovation and future traits in Information Systems (IS) and operations management will be showcased

Year 2

From your second yr, through the module alternatives you make, you may either retain along the enterprise management with finance diploma route, or specialise in HR, economics or advertising and marketing.


  • International Business Analysis
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Business Problem Solutions
  • Understanding Finance Theory and Practice


  • Creativity in Enterprise
  • Design and Innovation
  • Working inside the Voluntary Sector
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Leadership and Change Initiatives in an International Context
  • Gamification
  • Operations and Process Management
  • Managing Information Systems
  • Economic Theory and Applications
  • Money, Exchange Rate and Trade
  • Financial Modelling and Dealing
  • International Development, Leadership and Change
  • Marketing and Responsibility

*Option modules are indicative and can trade, relying on timetabling and group of workers availability.

Final yr

In your final year you’ll have the possibility to increase a specialism with the aid of selecting from a extensive variety of commercial enterprise and finance options.

You will also be able to tailor your direction for your hobbies thru choice modules, along with monetary markets, international business, and company social duty.


  • Applied Strategy
  • Managing and Developing People
  • Developing Professional Practice in Business
  • Corporate Finance Management


  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Game Theory in Economics, Finance and Business  
  • Financial and Capital Markets  
  • The Digital Economy  
  • Environmental Economics  
  • Political Economy in Europe
  • Current Issues in Finance
  • International Finance
  • Understanding Employee Relations  
  • Employee Selection and Development  
  • Happiness: Work and Society  
  • International Human Resource Management  
  • Organisational Change  
  • Ecommerce and Online Behaviour   
  • Employment Law  
  • Commercial Law  
  • Intellectual Property Law  
  • Retail Marketing and Distribution
  • Marketing Communications   
  • CRM and Service Marketing  
  • Consumer Psychology  
  • Futurism for Marketers   
  • Public Relations – Principles and Practice   
  • Marketing Across Cultures  
  • Responsible Enterprise  
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Management  
  • Big Data and Business Intelligence

*Option modules are indicative and can change, relying on timetabling and body of workers availability.

Meet the crew

Dr Andrew Grantham, direction chief

Andrew is a Senior Lecturer at Brighton Business School and course leader for the Business/Business Management with Economics, with Finance and with Human Resource Management ranges. Andrew is likewise an active researcher, working along colleagues in our Centre for Research in Innovation Management (CENTRIM) to discover present day innovation management issues.

Andrew teaches strategy to undergraduates on this route and innovation studies and studies techniques to masters college students as a management pathway. He is lead author of the module Design and Innovation in which college students increase their know-how of innovation concepts thru the layout of acquainted merchandise, services and logos. 

You can examine Andrew’s complete profile right here

Dr Catherine Matthews, Senior Lecturer

“I joined the University of Brighton in 1998 as a graduate coaching assistant. Since then, I have taught across a number of subject regions which includes economics, accounting, and finance, earlier than settling inside the finance concern institution where I am now a senior lecturer.

“I actually have experience of teaching across each undergraduate and postgraduate publications and received a University of Brighton Teaching Excellence Award in 2007. I even have also previously acted as an external examiner for finance and accounting modules brought inside enterprise stages at the University of Cumbria.

“My studies pastimes are in small commercial enterprise finance, and in particular how small corporations control their running capital. This region shaped the focal point of my doctoral research.”

You can study Catherine’s complete profile here

How this direction is added

Our technique

We want you to spend as plenty time on campus as viable. From semester 1 of the instructional yr which starts offevolved in September, each student may have a few face-to-face, on-campus getting to know in their timetable. Your timetable is being designed to make sure that you can make the most out of a while on campus, and all of the standard campus centers – libraries, studying areas, restaurants, gyms and more – might be open. Your timetable might be to be had in My Studies from overdue September.

Teaching to your route

In semester 1 you’ll be on campus every week for seminars and workshops. Most of your lectures can be introduced on MS Teams, and your getting to know may be supported by means of additional on-line content.

Any preparations for activities which include placements, website visits and journeys can be informed by way of the government steerage in operation at that point. We are not presently planning to run pastime outdoor the United Kingdom in semester 1 of the 2021–2022 educational yr.


Like all universities we can be following government steerage and might be monitoring the pandemic very closely with our neighborhood Director of Public Health. Should a worsening of the pandemic occur and Public Health advice require us to make changes, we’ve got strong plans in region for students to hold their studies remotely and for additional safety measures to be delivered on campus.



This direction is accepted by way of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

All college students successfully completing a three-year Business Management course, and who have passed the qualifying modules, will have completed the study required for the Chartered Management Institute’s Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership.

You can follow for the certificate from the CMI, and not using a requirement to sit their assessments.

This path additionally includes modules authorised through the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), the worldwide frame for professional accountants.

As an ACCA Gold Learning Partner, the university is regarded as imparting high nice standards of training and brilliant student aid.

On a success of completion of the path, all students might be exempt from ACCA Foundation Paper F1. Students who entire the subsequent modules will even get hold of the subsequent exemptions:

  • Corporate and Business Law module can also be exempt from ACCA Foundation Paper F4
  • Understanding Finance Theory and Practice AND Corporate Finance Management will also be exempt from ACCA Foundation Paper F9.

We are also part of the ACCA Accelerate programme, which offers you an possibility to sign up early with ACCA and boost up your career in finance.

Preparing to your profession

Throughout the path you may increase confidence and expertise in evaluation, business communication, teamwork, and transferable abilties in making ready briefs, plans and reviews, providing, budgeting and evaluation.

We also help you prepare to your profession via:

  • Brighton Business college placement and recruitment activities held two times a yr involving various famous, country wide businesses as well as smaller, local corporations.
  • normal Business School employability weeks which give a number of sports to enhance your employability.
  • a devoted Placements and Employability team who assist you in developing your employability and securing a piece placement.
  • as a Business School student you may also have get admission to to JobTeaser, a web placements system offering placement options inside the UK and across Europe.

 Industry/Professional links

Employers are concerned at some point of the diploma programme to make certain we’re assisting you to increase the skills they’re searching out.

Businesses work with us by way of presenting guest lectures, placement opportunities and stay task briefs – in which you present solutions to a set of employers.

We also paintings with establishments to expand the content material of our publications. For instance, we are working with SAP, the arena’s biggest commercial enterprise software program agency.

During the second one year module, Managing Systems, students gain realistic revel in operating as a crew to control a enterprise state of affairs by the use of SAP’s Enterprise Resource Planning device, that is taken into consideration industry-trendy software.

 Graduate destinations

Recent graduates have joined companies in roles together with:

  • Deloitte, Analyst
  • Nissan Motors Cooperation Accessories Marketing Coordinator
  • Tesco, Graduate Merchandiser
  • Photobox, Social Media Manager
  • Unilever, Marketing Assistant
  • Utmost Healthcare, Business Development
  • Walt Disney Company, Partnerships Executive.

 Supporting your employability

Outside of your route, our Careers Service is right here to support you as you find out (and re-discover) your strengths and what topics to you. We are right here for you at some point of your college adventure as you work in the direction of a fulfilling and worthwhile career.

Connect with our careers group

  • Find part-time paintings that you can integrate with your studies.
  • Find, or be, a mentor or get concerned with our peer-to-peer help scheme.
  • Develop your business ideas via our entrepreneurial aid community.
  • Get expert advice and assist with career making plans, CV writing and interview pinnacle tips.
  • Meet ability employers at our careers festivals.
  • Find worthwhile volunteering opportunities to help you discover more about what makes you tick, and build your CV.

Whatever your profession desires, we’re right here to assist. And that is now not just while you’re a scholar, our guide consists of on after you’ve graduated.

Find out more…

Entry standards

Entry requirements

A-degrees or BTEC

Entry necessities are in the variety of A-level BCC–CCC (104–ninety six UCAS Tariff factors), or BTEC Extended Diploma DMM–MMM. Our conditional offers usually fall inside this variety.

International Baccalaureate

26 factors, with three topics at Higher stage.

Access to HE Diploma

Pass with 60 credits normal. At least forty five credit at stage 3, with 24 credits at advantage.

Foundation diploma/HND

May enable you to start the path in 12 months 2. Relevant topics required. HNC can also count number in the direction of direct access.

Studied earlier than or got applicable revel in?

A qualification, HE credits or relevant experience may also count in the direction of your course at Brighton, and will imply that you do no longer should take a few elements of the route or can begin in 12 months 2 or 3. 

English language requirements

IELTS usual with at least 5.five in every element. Find out extra approximately the alternative English qualifications that we receive.

Don’t meet those access requirements?

Our Accounting, Finance and Economics BSc(Hons) with included basis year offers an extra 12 months of study at foundation degree in case you do not have the educational qualifications or experience needed for access to this direction.

Successful of entirety of the foundation year allows you to progress onto yr 1 of this degree.

International requirements and visas

We allow you to meet our English language or academic access necessities.

Visas and immigration advice


Course charges

UK (full-time) nine,250 GBP

International (complete-time) thirteen,572 GBP

What’s covered

You might also need to pay extra fees at some stage in your studies. The price of non-compulsory sports is not blanketed to your training rate and you’ll want to fulfill this fee further in your expenses. A summary of the charges that you will be anticipated to pay, and what’s protected, at the same time as analyzing a path in Brighton Business School are indexed here.

  • Students who select to take an elective placement will have journey and dwelling fees. The fee of this relies upon on wherein and the way long your placement is.
  • Some courses include non-compulsory area trips for which the school will pay – you could incur minimum costs inclusive of for food and drinks and should price range as much as £15.
  • You may be required to shop for textbooks and need to finances up to £one hundred fifty.

You can chat with our enquiries group thru the Stay in contact panel at the quit of this web page if you require further facts. Or check our finance pages for advice approximately funding and scholarships, as well as extra statistics about charges and recommendation on worldwide and island charge-paying status.


The fees indexed right here are for full-time publications beginning in the academic 12 months 2021–22.

Further tuition costs are payable for each next year of examine and are difficulty to an annual growth of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the extra). The annual growth for UK students, who’re subject to regulated costs, will growth no greater than the statutory most price.

You can discover more approximately our charges within the university’s scholar settlement and training charge coverage (pdf).

The training price you have to pay relies upon on quite a number of factors together with the kind of path you are taking, and whether you have a look at full-time or component-time. If you’re reading part-time you may generally be charged on a pro rata basis relying on the range of modules you take.


Local vicinity

About Brighton

The town of Brighton & Hove is a forward-questioning vicinity which leads the way inside the arts, generation, sustainability and creativity. You’ll locate residing right here plays a key function for your gaining knowledge of experience.

Brighton is a main centre for creative media era, lately named the startup capital of the United Kingdom.

The town is domestic to a country wide 5G testbed and over 1,000 tech organizations. The digital sector is well worth over £1bn a 12 months to the neighborhood financial system – as tons as tourism.

All of our complete-time undergraduate publications contain work-primarily based getting to know – this will be via placements, live briefs and guest lectures. Many of these opportunities are furnished by way of local corporations and businesses.

It’s only 50 minutes by using train from Brighton to valuable London and less than 40 minutes to Eastbourne. There also are each day direct trains to Bristol, Bedford, Cambridge, Gatwick Airport, Portsmouth and Southampton.

Campus wherein this route is taught

Moulsecoomb campus

Two miles north of Brighton seafront, Moulsecoomb is our biggest campus. Subjects taught right here consist of structure, business, computing, creation, engineering, geography, product layout, regulation, journalism, media and pharmacy.

On campus you may discover expert-widespread centers together with a flight simulator, buying and selling room, layout and virtual media suites and professional studies laboratories, along the library, student centre, health facilities and Students’ Union. There are splendid public transport links.

The Big Build

The Big Build is a main transformation of our Moulsecoomb campus, planned with sustainability, inclusivity and network in mind.

By the start of the fall time period in 2021, we assume our landmark new academic constructing and over 800 new, low-priced, pupil bedrooms to be equipped. The project may even provide new Students’ Union and health facilities, an reachable pedestrian bridge, new inexperienced and social areas, lots stepped forward centers for cyclists and pedestrians, and better links to public shipping. Find out more approximately the Big Build.

Next door to our campus, the brand new Preston Barracks development will offer a variety of latest shops, cafes and workshop area.


Brighton: Moulsecoomb

We assure a proposal of a place in halls of residence to all eligible students who follow through 30 June.

Still searching out halls? Contact our accommodation group for the cutting-edge recommendation on halls availability in Brighton.

Halls of residence

We have halls of residence across Brighton in the metropolis centre, Moulsecoomb, Varley Park and Falmer.

  • You’ll be prioritised for lodging within the halls that are connected to your coaching base, problem to availability.
  • Moulsecoomb campus is connected to Moulsecoomb Place, Mithras halls and Varley Park. All halls are self-catered.
    • Varley Park offers a mix of rooms. It is round miles from Moulsecoomb campus and 4 miles from the metropolis centre. Public delivery within the city is exceptional, and there’s a go back and forth bus among our Brighton campuses for the duration of time period time.
    • Moulsecoomb Place halls are all self-catered and are placed right on campus.

Want to stay independently? We can assist – discover extra about private renting.

Modern lodging at nearby Varley Park

Relaxing in halls close to the campus

Students eating on the Hub

Student views  

Frank Meacey is in his third year at Brighton. After studying the core economics module in his first year, Frank determined an hobby in economic foreign exchange, leading him to pick out the Business Management with Economics pathway. Frank also went directly to take a placement at World First Foreign Exchange in Westminster, London, allowing him to discover whether this may be a career desire for him, and to advantage a few realistic transferable abilties at the same time as on placement. Frank changed into also presented the Alumni & Friends Award at our 2018 Excellence Awards for his second-yr work.

Stay in touch

If you have a query about this course, our enquiries group can be satisfied to help.

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Find out greater approximately how the educational 12 months and diploma publications are organised, and approximately studying and assessment sports you would possibly familiarize yourself with at Brighton. More precise facts about this direction is designated inside the programme specification (connected underneath). You can find out also about the range of aid we provide that will help you adjust to university existence.

Course and module descriptions in this page were correct whilst first posted and are the basis of the course. Since this information become published we have made a few changes in response to authorities steerage and social distancing requirements. We are looking ahead to being on campus in the autumn, but if government recommendation adjustments we may additionally want to make some modifications to our plans. Find out the state-of-the-art information on our FAQ for college kids starting in 2021. Detailed information on any modifications we make to modules and mastering and assessment sports might be despatched to all college students through electronic mail before enrolment, so you have all the statistics earlier than you come back to Brighton.

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Programme specification

The programme specification is the approved description of each path. They supply a detailed breakdown of the content material and shape of the course, and are up to date following path modifications.

Programme specification