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Business and Management Studies - BA (Hons)

Business and Management Studies - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Business and Management Studies degree is a very popular and vibrant programme within Cardiff School of Management . The programme aims to provide a high quality and professionally relevant undergraduate programme, developing in students a critical appreciation of the role managers undertake in the modern business world. Graduates will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge for a multi-disciplinary approach to diverse business and management problems.

The degree offers the following specialist pathways of study:

BA (Hons) Business & Management Studies with Finance
BA (Hons) Business & Management Studies with Human Resource Management
BA (Hons) Business & Management Studies with Information Systems Management
BA (Hons) Business & Management Studies with International Business Management
BA (Hons) Business & Management Studies with Law
BA (Hons) Business & Management Studies with Marketing

Other exit awards are BA (Ordinary), Diploma in Higher Education, Certificate in Higher Education.

Knowledge and understanding of business management, in conjunction with the development of graduate employability skills required from employers is paramount. From the moment of induction, to completion of your final year, employability is an important aspect of your degree programme.

As well as a compulsory work experience module in year two, which we can arrange for you, we hold careers fairs and social networking events with employers. Alternatively, if you intend to become a young Entrepreneur and start your own business, the Centre for Student.

Entrepreneurship will aid you in business practice and help develop your business idea while you are a university student. The work experience module in year 2 (level 5) seeks to offer you real world experience. A module is also available between years 2 and 3 where students take a placement in industry for one year which is awarded 20 credits in their third year. Our work placement officers can assist in finding year long placements.

Most of our students enter the business world after graduation and will find employment in a wide range of organisations, in both the public and private sector. For example students have found employment as business sales executives, marketing associate professionals, financial account managers, managers and directors in retail and wholesale, estate agents and auctioneers, and human resources and industrial relations officers, to name a few.

There are opportunities for students to continue their study at postgraduate level at courses with Cardiff School of Management, such as the MSc International Business Management, LLM International Business, MSc Strategic Marketing, MSc Human Resource Management and the MBA. In addition graduates will be well prepared to undertake professional qualifications or programmes.

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Accredited by:
Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Membership of CMI is not compulsory but students decide when they join if they want to have accreditation. Membership is paid by students. After successfully passing particular core modules at levels 4, 5 and 6 students’ will received the CMI Diploma in Leadership and Management.

Place of Study:
Cardiff School of Management
Cyncoed Campus

Course Length:
Three years full-time. Four years full-time if undertaking foundation year or year-long work placement. Five years full-time if undertaking foundation year and year-long work placement.

International Applicants:
Before making an application, international students (those outside of the EU), should contact the International Office at Cardiff Met to discuss the necessary procedures in relation to studying with us. For further information

Tuition Fees, Student Finance & Additional Costs
For up to date information on tuition fees and the financial support that may be available whilst at university, please refer to For information on any potential additional course costs, please refer

Bursaries & Scholarships:
The university also offers a bursary and scholarship scheme to help students whilst at university. To see if you are eligible, visit

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