Our BA Honours Business Management degree has a 90% student satisfaction rating (KIS, 2013)
The BA Honours Business Management course focuses on the creative side of management as you explore issues facing businesses at different stages of development, from innovation through to maturity. You learn how to design and manage service, manufacturing and logistics systems, taking into account human, technological, financial and ethical aspects. The course develops your leadership skills and ability to analyse, plan, and to solve business and management problems. Graduates of this course have gone on to roles such as HR Researcher, Office Manager, Business Analyst, Legal Supervisor, Business Manager, Sales Manager, Account Assistant, Service Manager and Trainee Accountant, with an average starting salary of £21,000.
We encourage you to consider a one year placement in a business to enhance your understanding and skills. You should also take the opportunity to study at one of our partner universities abroad.
We accept the equivalent of the above from a recognised overseas qualification, to find out more about the requirements from your country, see further information under support in your country. For details of other equivalent requirements that Middlesex accepts see entry requirements.
You must have competence in English language and we normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. The most common English Language requirements for international students are IELTS 6.0 (with minimum 5.5 in all four components) or TOEFL internet based 72 (with at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading).
Middlesex also offers an Intensive Academic English course (Pre-Sessional) that ranges from 5-17 weeks depending on your level of English. Successful completion of this course would meet English language entry requirements. For more information on applying for the pre-sessional please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have achieved a qualification such as a foundation degree or HND, or have gained credit at another university, you may be able to enter a Middlesex course in year two or three. For full details of how this works see transfer students.
Students entering into year two can enrol for either the September 2012 or January 2013 start dates.
If you have already been awarded a qualification at the same level as the course you are applying for, you may not be eligible for a tuition fee loan, see fees and funding for more information.
Work placements are proven to increase your success in the job market – as well as being a fantastic experience. Business is a highly competitive field so we encourage as many students as possible to grasp this opportunity. We have a dedicated Placement Service which helps you find and plan for a placement.
Graduates will have a range of highly sought after employment skills as well as those specifically associated with planning, organisation and control. As a graduate you will be able to follow careers in the public and private sector.
A business or management degree opens the door to a range of careers - usually commanding good salaries. You will have developed highly sought-after employment skills as well as those specifically associated with planning, organisation and control. Average graduate salaries for this course are around £21,000.
Examples of the types of jobs that graduates from the class of 2010-11 are doing include:
Assistant Quality Manager, HR Researcher, Assistant Office Mgr, Junior Business Analyst, Assistant Legal Supervisor, Junior Business Mgr, Trainee Sales Manager, Trainee Account Assistant, Junior Service Manager, Trainee Accountant.
Graduates have go on to work at a wide range of organisations including the following:
Informa, Met Police, Medicon Profs, NSV, Chelsea FC, Compass, Cambridge University, B&Q, Clinton Cards, M&S, Barclays, Halifax, TK Maxx, Santander, Burberry, Next.
Below are just a few examples of the types of careers that you could pursue after graduating with us:
Assistant Administrative Manager – An administrative manager applies specialised technical or professional principles, practices and skills or the use of a wide range of administrative methods in the solution of problems. This may include planning, developing, evaluating, advising, and improving various management control systems, programmes and policies, for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and efficiency of programmes and operations.
Junior Advertising Manager – As an advertising manager you will develop, implement, and manage a company's advertising strategy, both from a business, sales and technical perspective. Your job will be to initiate and manage discussion and sales with sponsors and agencies. You will spend your time negotiating agreements with outside sales representatives and managing the development of sales materials, including media kits.
Trainee Retail Area Manager – As a retail area manager you will be responsible for the management and overall profitability of a group of stores. You will promote the generation of sales, forming an important link in the management communication chain, by liaising with store managers as well as key departments within head-office.
Assistant Branch Manager – As a branch manager you will be responsible for the management of specialty or department stores. Your responsibilities will include the profits of the store, stock, costs, security and administration of the store, as well as the selection, interviewing and training of staff.