This degree will provide you with a strong grounding across the main areas of business and explore key themes and emerging challenges facing business in a global context.
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.
The 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. Whether you wish to study Real Estate, International Finance or any one of our 13 degree programmes, you will find all our courses carefully-designed to be relevant, innovative and invaluable for professionals in the world of business.
And with excellent graduate employability, you can be confident that you will go on to fulfil your ambitions, wherever business takes you.
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.
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. Graduate destinations have included: Arcadia Group, Ericsson, Ernst & Young, IBM, Lloyds of London, Microsoft, Red Bull, Unilever, etc.
There are a range of funding opportunities available for home, EU and international students.You may be able to apply for a scholarship or bursary to help fund your undergraduate course at Reading. See our fees and funding page for more information.