University of Portsmouth

BA Hons Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs drive the global economy. If you’re bursting with business ideas and want to bring them to life, this accredited BA (Hons) Business, Management and Entrepreneurship degree develops the knowledge and experience you need.

You can master the skills required to manage your own business or someone else’s, and learn how to spot the commercial insights to give you a competitive edge.

From business venturing to strategic management, managing product portfolios to innovation management, you’ll pick up the tools to take your ideas from inception to implementation.

You’ll have the chance to become your own boss and experience life as an entrepreneur with the option to complete a one-year self-employed work placement or find a placement in an existing organisation.

After the course, you can launch your own business or use your business and entrepreneurial talent in careers such as business development, new product development, marketing and sales, or consultancy.

This degree shares a common first year with several other business courses. This gives you the flexibility to transfer to another course if you develop an interest in a different subject area.

Entry Requirements

A levels – ABB–BBC

UCAS points – 112–128 points from 3 A levels or equivalent (

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BTECs (Extended Diplomas) – DDM–DMM

International Baccalaureate – 29–30

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Career Prospects

The skills you learn on this course prepare you for launching your own business and set you up for a career in areas such as:

  • new project development
  • sales and marketing
  • business development
  • consultancy recruitment
  • digital marketing
  • publicity

You can also use your degree to go on to study a postgraduate qualification.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Course Details

Each module on this course is worth a certain number of credits.

In each year, you need to study modules worth a total of 120 credits. For example, 4 modules worth 20 credits and 1 module worth 40 credits.

Year 1

Business Accounting
Business Innovation Development Project
Business Operations and Systems Management
Economics for Business
Managing People in Organisations
Marketing Principles And Practice
Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis

Year 2

Business Analysis And Decision Making
Business Venturing
Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship
Innovation Management
Managing Product Portfolios
Business and Law Undergraduate Work Placement Event Group A
Strategy Enterprise and Innovation Level 5
Study Abroad (Year Long)
Optional modules
-Business And Employment Law
-Developing Individual and Team Creativity
-Electronic And Mobile Commerce
-Professional Selling

Year 3

Business Consultancy Project
Contemporary Issues in Product and Service Development
Entrepreneurial Development
Strategic Management
Business and Law Undergraduate Work Placement
Strategy Enterprise and Innovation Tutorial Level 6
Optional modules
-Business Improvement and Creativity
-Negotiation For Entrepreneurs
-Project Management For Enterprise
-Responsible And Sustainable Business
-Sales Management
-Work Based Learning

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