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BA Business and Management – University of Reading

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BA Business and Management NN21 (3 years)

This course is listed as BA Management and Business on UCAS for 2014 entry.

Course Overview

This course is designed to prepare graduates for responsible, professional roles in both the public and private sectors. The programme focuses on both the business environment - the cultural context, the markets, the legal, financial and ethical constraints under which firms operate - and their strategy, marketing and entrepreneurial direction. It also covers the internal aspects of the firm such as human resources, organisational behaviour and culture, operations, finance and accounting, ethics, management, and IT. In the first year you will study modules in marketing and strategy, organisational behaviour and culture and enterprise.

The School's Centre for Entrepreneurship also offers modules in enterprise and entrepreneurship giving you the chance to take part in business planning exercises and a competition to develop and potentially even launch your own small business. You will select from a wide of range of optional modules, allowing you to tailor your degree towards your own needs, interests and aims.

Henley Business School

As a 'destination' business school with a worldwide reputation for excellence, Henley attracts some of the very brightest undergraduate students. From day one you will become part of a great learning community of supportive, like-minded people working together in our state-of-the-art dedicated business school complex, situated on the University of Reading's Whiteknights campus (recently voted the No.1 Green Space University). Our academic faculty is dedicated to helping you achieve the highest standards an you will find all our courses carefully-designed to be relevant, innovative and invaluable for professionals in the world of business.

Henley Business School is consistently ranked among the top Schools in the UK for 'Accounting and Finance' by subject, and for graduate employability and overall student satisfaction.

Our programmes are shaped and enhanced by our strong links with the major accounting and professional services firms . All of our degree programmes provide a detailed knowledge, critical understanding and a range of technical application skills relating to the key business function of accounting that give our students an excellent grounding for a wide range of careers.

Accounting programmes at Henley have secured an international reputation for delivering high quality degrees that reflect the changes and developments in today's fast paced business world. With the exception of BA Accounting and Business, you have the opportunity to undertake a one-year paid work placement.

Career prospects

Ranked 5th in the UK for graduate career prospects We recognise that undergraduate study is an important investment in your future career and we are therefore very proud of our outstanding graduate employment record, reflected in our consistently strong performance in national university league tables.

In the latest university league tables we are ranked 5th in the UK for careers in 'business and management studies' by The Guardian and 4th in the UK for careers in 'accounting and finance' by The Times.

Graduate destinations

Our graduates go on to work for a wide range of leading employers, both in the UK and internationally. A degree from Henley Business School can provide a route into many areas, including accounting, banking, consultancy, finance, human resources, IT, marketing and of course general management.

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2015 entry requirements

Typical offer

AAB from 3 A level subjects. Excludes Key Skills and General Studies.

International Baccalaureate

35 points overall.

GCSE

Grades BB in English Language and Mathematics.

Accreditation

Graduates can apply for exemptions from the Chartered Institute of Marketing

Other information

Deferred entry available.

2014 entry requirements

Typical offer

AAB from 3 A level subjects. Excludes Key Skills and General Studies.

International Baccalaureate

35 points overall.

GCSE

Grades BB in English Language and Mathematics.

Accreditation

Graduates can apply for exemptions from the Chartered Institute of Marketing

Other information

Deferred entry available.

Fees & costs

Course feesMore information about course fees

New UK/EU students – £9,000
New international students – £13,750 to £16,500

Living costsMore information about living costs

At least £180 per week, but varies depending on lifestyle.

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