Business Management BA (Hons)

Key information


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Our Business Management BA is a flexible programme which allows you to experience a wide range of management functions and helps develop your personal career path. You will be taught by academic staff with professional industry experience in a variety of business sectors.

The programme is accredited by CIMA to give you the skills to understand how businesses operate, are managed, create strategies and how people work together.

The BA Business Management programme provides a thorough grounding in a range of business subjects including entrepreneurship, management, operations and leadership, the chance to work with real businesses and the opportunity to specialise in areas such as marketing, football, finance and events management.

Within the programme, you are introduced to the problems and challenges of the business world and how to solve them. By the final year of the programme, you will have the knowledge, skills, business awareness and confidence to succeed in the wider business world.

Our graduates successfully go on to find a variety of business related careers in organisations such as Jaguar Land Rover, The Co-operative Bank, IBM, Home Office, KPMG, Microsoft, PwC, Santander and a range of smaller companies.

As XJTLU students will join Year 2 at The University of Liverpool, this PDF provides relevant module information for the following programme(s):

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View the 2+2 Management School brochure.

Programme Year Two

In your second year of study you will build upon the foundations you created in your first year at XJTLU by deepening your knowledge of business and awareness of contemporary business issues.

You’ll be able to apply your deeper Business Management knowledge to diverse organisational contexts and communicate this in a variety of more advanced quantitative and qualitative techniques.

You will be able to demonstrate the link between entrepreneurship, innovation and business creation from start-ups right up to large multinational organisations. An international dimension to business will also be introduced alongside a specialist law module and a range of optional modules for you to choose from.

Programme Year Three

Your final year of study consolidates your knowledge and understanding of management through a much greater degree of personal study and research. A range of modules that probe more deeply into contemporary issues allows you to pursue areas of study that interest you and benefit your future career plans.

Upon successful completion of your final year, you will have developed a deep understanding and knowledge of organisations, the external environment in which they operate and how they are managed. You will also have a deep understanding of contemporary changes in the business world such as knowledge management; globalisation and business ethics.

You will graduate with the ability to understand and critically evaluate theory and practice in the core business and management areas of: Human Resource Management; Organisational Behaviour; Marketing; Strategic Management, Accounting and/or Finance; Operations Management; ICT and the application of economic principles to business.