Program Overview

Are you interested in learning about the relationship between business and society?


Our BSc in Business Management is designed to develop your understanding of management techniques and the forces at work in business. You’ll build on your creative thinking, communication and analytical skills while learning about key business practices like accounting, marketing, human resources and organisational innovation.


The first year will provide you with a solid foundation in business and management theory and practice. In your second and third years you can tailor your studies through a wide range of option modules, allowing you to build expertise in a particular field of business and prepare for your chosen career path.


If you select the 'Year in Industry' route, you will have the unique opportunity to spend the third year of your degree on an industrial placement with an employer in a role relevant to your field of study. Therefore, your degree programme will last four years and after the placement you will come back to university for your final year of study.


You will graduate with a working knowledge of the real-world strategies and processes used by contemporary organisations from small- to medium-sized enterprises to large multinationals and across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.


LondonUnited Kingdom

  Course Duration

36 Months

  Tuition Fee

£ 22,250



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You can complete your Business Management degree in three or four years. If you choose to spend a year in industry, this will take place in Year 3, and the Year 3 modules will instead be studied in Year 4. If you are taking an integrated foundation year, this will take place before Year 1.




  • English Language and Study Skills
  • Independent Study Project
  • Introduction to Business and Management
  • Management
  • Marketing or Accounting for Business Decisions

Choose one from

  • Film studies: Introduction to Film Studies; European and American Art Cinema
  • French: French Language and Culture I; French Language and Culture II
  • Geography: Introduction to Human Geography; The Human Geography of London
  • History: 20th century European History I: 1900-1945; 20th century European History II: 1945-1990
  • International relations and politics: Introduction to Politics; Introduction to International Relations
  • Japanese: Japanese Language and Culture I; Japanese Language and Culture II
  • Literature: Introduction to English Literature; Introduction to American Literature
  • Spanish: Spanish Language and Culture I; Spanish Language and Culture II

Please note that all modules are subject to change.




  • Accounting for Business
  • Business and Society
  • Current Challenges in Business and Management I
  • Current Challenges in Business and Management II
  • Economics for Business and Society
  • Fundamentals of Management Studies and Skills
  • Introduction to Marketing and Communications
  • Professional Development 1
  • Work and Employment

Please note that all modules are subject to change.



Compulsory modules

  • Corporate Strategy and Environmental Sustainability
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Working with Business Data
  • Professional Development 2

Choose five from

  • Advertising
  • Business Law
  • Corporations and Social Responsibility
  • Creative industries
  • Entrepreneurship
  • European Business Context
  • Financial Institutions Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Management Accounting for Decision Making
  • Microeconomics for Managers
  • Operations Management
  • Organisational Learning in the Workplace
  • Persuasive Strategies in Marketing
  • Politics, Advocacy and Influencing Change
  • Quantitative Analytics
  • Research Methodology
  • Responsible Leadership
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Work-based Module: Volunteering and Social Action - Theory and Learning

Please note that all modules are subject to change.



Students can take 8 of the electives on offer OR 6 electives PLUS the Dissertation module.

Choose up to eight from

  • Business and Social Approaches to Social Media
  • Business Computing
  • Business Internship Project
  • Company Valuation
  • Corporate Law and Governance
  • Dissertation
  • Employment Relations
  • Financial Institutions Management
  • Financial Management
  • Firm Governance and Strategy in the Institution Context
  • Gender at Work
  • Global Business and Democracy
  • Global Supply Chains
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • International Financial Management
  • Macroeconomic Modelling and Policy
  • Managing Diversity
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • New Product Development
  • Organisational Change and Development
  • Organisations and Identity
  • Principles of Evidence-Based Management
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Startups and Incubators
  • Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Non-UK students
We accept a wide range of European and international qualifications in addition to A-levels, the International Baccalaureate and BTEC qualifications. 


Student Visa Regulations

If you will require a Student visa to study in the UK, you must meet the minimum English Language requirements to meet the UKVI regulations.  The minimum IELTS requirement is 5.5 in all four skills (Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening).  However, many of our courses require higher grades.


Pre-sessional English Language Courses

If you fall slightly below our standard English language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-sessional English courses.  Please note that you will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to our Thirteen week pre-sessional courses.  Currently, only IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE) are accepted. The Pre-sessional English course requirements are published according to the academic department within which your chosen course of study is administere

Home fees £9,250


Overseas fees £22,250

Loans and grants
UK students accepted onto this course are eligible to apply for tuition fee and maintenance loans from Student Finance England or other government bodies.


Scholarships and bursaries
Queen Mary offers a generous package of scholarships and bursaries, which currently benefits around 50 per cent of our undergraduates.


Scholarships are available for home, EU and international students. Specific funding is also available for students from the local area. International students may be eligible for a fee reduction. We offer means-tested funding, as well as subject-specific funding for many degrees.

Graduates from our business degrees gain crucial skills that are highly valuable to employers – analytical and critical thinking, creative approaches to problem solving, numeracy and confidence in interpreting and applying business data, and the ability to allocate resources and undertake projects.


Some apply their degree knowledge directly, entering roles such as business analyst or marketing and sales manager, while others transfer skills gained during study into areas such as media, law or finance.


Recent graduates from the School of Business and Management have been hired by:


  • BDO
  • Deloitte
  • JP Morgan & Co
  • KPMG
  • Standard & Poor’s
  • Unilever.
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