BA (Honours) Business Management with Finance
Understand business through its key performance indicator of success: finance. This is a degree that prepares you for a career in a wide range of areas, from specialised roles in finance to working within general business functions.
Take on course modules with real-world learning, where you are given professional briefs similar to those used by our industry partners, including Lloyd’s of London, L’Oreal and Unilever. You’ll discover your subjects through lectures, seminars and workshops within a FTSE 100 environment: taught by our team of tutors who are business-leaders and chartered accountants.
You don’t just learn this degree in the classroom: you’ll take on real-world challenges through industry workshops, our in-house business incubator and guaranteed internships (subject to academic performance). Previously, our students have pitched to IBM, met with the directors of Direct Line Group and presented to Paul Polman, the CEO of Unilever. Study this course at our MidTown campus in Holborn, one of London’s busiest business districts, nearby to some of our industry partners, including J.P. Morgan.
Welcome to the degree that combines business management with finance to provide you with an in demand skillset sought after by graduate employers.
- UCAS code: 4RW3
- Institution code: P34
- Location: MidTown campus
- Start date: September 2019
- Tuition fees: £9,000* (less fee waiver)
- Mode of study: Full time (FT)
- Programme duration: 3 years (FT). Option to accelerate and complete the programme in 2 years (subject to certain conditions)* (subject to minimum numbers) after 2 years. It is not possible to apply for an accelerated programme; on completion of level 4, our full-time students have the opportunity to request to accelerate to a two-year programme (subject to minimum numbers). The decision to allow this is based on the student's performance in their assessments in the programme so far
- Entry requirements: Typical offer: 120 UCAS points (BBB at A levels) and an interview
- Contact hours: Typically 10-16 hours per week (FT)
- Professional accreditation: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Every aspect of your degree programme will be shaped by the employers we work with and you'll get the chance to learn directly from them, helping you develop the skills, qualities and experience you need for your career.
- All of our degrees are designed through our unique approach which brings together leading figures from business and academic communities to design degrees that are relevant to employers. Our programmes have been developed with input from industry partners, including Unilever, Lotus F1, IBM, WPP - a world leader in marketing communications, Lloyds of London and leading law firm Gowling WLG.
- Employers get involved in the actual delivery of modules too, so there’s a wide range of industry activities and projects that you can be part of. You’ll visit the HQ of some of the biggest companies in London, be taught by professionals through industry workshops, attend a yearly conference and have the opportunity to work with a mentor with an industry background.
- That means you’ll get direct exposure to hugely successful real-world businesses and business leaders, through regular industry workshops, termly industry conferences and a yearly residential event. Previous workshops and conferences have been hosted or run by Unilever, Savills, IBM, Direct Line Group, L'Oreal and Salesforce, to name just a few.
- You’ll get the chance to compete in national and international business challenges too, like the L’Oreal Brandstorm competition. Three of our Business and Enterprise students won the UK final in 2013, so you’ll be following in impressive footsteps. Find out more
Why Pearson Business School?
Choose Pearson Business School and you'll be immersed in business from day one. You will:
- study within the heart of a FTSE100 company, in Pearson's offices in the heart of central London, a little different from the average university campus!
- be taught by top industry professionals as well as leading academics as all of our courses are designed, developed and delivered by industry
- benefit from guaranteed internships, if you're a full-time undergraduate student within Pearson Business School (subject to academic performance)
- learn about business as it really is, fast-paced, global, exciting, challenging and forever-changing and our workshops and events with industry give you the chance to show up and shine!
- get the best of both worlds - by benefitting from the perfect balance of academic theory and practical, industry experience
- graduate feeling ready to leap straight into your career and you'll stand out from the crowd too
- also have a lot of fun along the way!