Middlesex University London - Business Management BA Honours

Middlesex University London

Business Management BA Honours

This versatile business management degree gives you the space to develop your management skills. Whatever your goals are, you can build your business expertise before beginning a fulfilling career.

Tailor your course to your career

This is the kind of course that allows you to shape your studies towards exactly what you want to do in the future. Whatever your career ambitions, you can tailor your studies to fit your plan. Whether you want to join a governmental organisation, an established business, or even start your own, the career options with our degree are virtually limitless.

In your first year, you’ll find yourself studying everything from financial and managerial concepts to people management and marketing theory. In your second year, you can choose modules that suit your interest, such as HR, finance, project management, supply chain management and more.

Not just business theory, it's also business skill

During your course you'll build the professional skill set needed to deal with the challenges you'll face in the fast-paced corporate world, from financial skills enabling you to make monetary decisions to supply management skills allowing you to keep a business operating. Developing your theory in the lecture halls, you'll study the operations of organisations, strategy, design & production, resource acquisition, business processes and more.

This course is perfect for you if you want to learn how to apply theory to practice in a business environment. With our innovative start-up and business game modules, you learn on the go as you start your own pop-up business or take part in a business simulation.

Once you’ve built up that foundation of knowledge, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a paid work placement. Here you'll put the theory you’ve learnt into practice, developing your working knowledge of business and figuring out what you would like to specialise in.

Entry Requirements

A Levels




Access requirements

Overall pass: must include 45 credits at level 3, of which all 45 must be at Merit or higher


A combination of A-Level, BTEC and other accepted qualifications that total 112 UCAS Tariff points




(with minimum 5.5


in all components).

Career Prospects

The BA Business Management degree prepares individuals for various roles in various industries, including Operations Manager, Junior Operations Manager, HR Consultant, Trainee Manager, Depot Manager, Practice Manager, Housing Officer, L&D Adviser, Investment Banker, Sales Manager, Analyst, and Graduate Teaching Assistant. These roles can be found in various organisations, including Manpower, Liverpoolspur Training, SEI Investments, Foxtons, Next, William Hill, Sports Direct, Co-op, M&S, Waitrose, Chelsea FC, Chase Anderson, Southwark Council, and Fitch Training.

Course Details

The BA Business Management program aims to equip graduates with essential business knowledge, skills, and experience to excel in a management career. It focuses on understanding organizational operations, functions, structure, and management and the models and techniques used to achieve successful results. The Entrepreneurship and Small Business modules provide an excellent foundation for starting and running a business. Students can choose from Business Management (direct route), HR, Marketing, Finance, Project Management, Innovation, and Supply Chain.
The program also equips students with the ability to work effectively in teams and confidently present business management ideas. It also equips students with specialist knowledge in stakeholder expectations, business environment, product and service design, production, distribution, business resources, and business processes.
Optional modules are typically available at levels 5 and 6, but may not be offered on every course. Students will be asked to make their choice during the previous academic year, and if an optional module is not offered, the program will advise them after the selection period or at the earliest time the program team decides not to run the module and help them choose an alternative module.

Year 1

Financial Concepts of Business (30 credits) - Compulsory
Quantitative Methods for Business (30 credits) - Compulsory
Management Concepts (15 credits) – Compulsory
People Management (15 credits) – Compulsory
Marketing Theory and Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Year 2

Operations Management (30 credits) - Compulsory
Business Environment (15 credits) - Compulsory
Management Information Systems (15 credits) - Compulsory
Principles of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (15 credits) - Compulsory
Organisational Behaviour (15 credits) - Compulsory
Human Resource Management in Practice (30 credits) - Optional
Trade and International Business (30 credits) - Optional
Business Law (30 credits) - Optional
Accounting and Finance for Business (30 credits) - Optional
Marketing Research and Insights (30 credits) - Optional

Year 3

Workforce Management (15 credits) - Compulsory
Professional Communication (15 credits) - Compulsory
Strategic Management (30 credits) - Compulsory
Equality Diversity and Inclusion (15 credits) - Optional
Business Start-Up (30 credits) - Optional
Business Game (30 credits) - Optional
Research Project (30 credits) - Optional
Principles of Project Management (30 credits) - Optional
Global Supply Chain Management (30 credits) - Optional
Innovation Management (30 credits) - Optional
Work Internship (30 credits) - Optional
Consulting to Organisations (30 credits) - Optional
Leadership (15 credits) - Optional
Coaching and Mentoring (15 credits) - Optional
Business Ethics (15 credits) - Optional
Sustainable Business (15 credits) - Optional
Services Marketing Management (15 credits) - Optional
Strategic Management Accounting (15 credits) - Optional
Entrepreneurial Finance (15 credits) - Optional
Organisational Change (15 credits) - Optional
Business Analytics (15 credits) - Optional

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