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Business and Management
Our Business and Management degree is an engaging and interactive course. You will develop the skills and understanding you need to succeed in a wide range of business careers.
You will explore business issues in realistic contexts. You will apply business theory in the real world and develop your own:
- critical awareness
- and sensitivity to diverse global issues.
Our teaching staff have considerable experience and links with industry and publish in leading academic journals. We also invite leading professionals to come and give guest lectures.
In your first year you will study a range of modules which enable you to make informed module choices in your second year. To offer you flexibility, after your first year you can switch to one of our two other courses:
Oxford Brookes University is ranked 30 for Business Management and Marketing (Guardian University Subject League Table 2019). A rise of 13 places.
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Questions about fees?
Questions about fees?
Please note tuition fees for Home/EU students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning home and EU students at the maximum permitted level.
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.
Learning and assessment
In Year 1 you will learn about business and management. You will focus on the international environment and the application of theory to practice.
You will study topics such as:
- contemporary business issues
- nature of responsible management
- significance of enterprise
- your personal development plan.
The development of your core management skills begins in the first year and includes:
- problem solving
- IT skills.
In Year 2 the core compulsory modules build on the knowledge you gained in the first year. You will:
- take a module to enhance your employability skills
- engage in the skills of project management using a live project
- select optional modules in consultation with your adviser.
In the final year you will integrate, extend and critique the knowledge you have gained. You will work independently and with peers. You will research and practically apply your learning.
- Lectures and seminars
- Other learning activities (including group work, research, conferences etc.)
Year 3 (optional placement year)
Year 4 (or year 3 if no placement)
Learning and teaching percentages are indicative. There may be slight year-on-year variations.
You may be able to go on a European or international study exchange while you are at Brookes. Most exchanges take place in the second year. Although we will help as much as we can with your plans, ultimately you are responsible for organising and funding this study abroad.
After you graduate
This course will enable you to secure positions in a range of settings, such as a multinational business, a major charity, education, health care or government, nationally or internationally. Many of our students go on to graduate training schemes in international companies such as Aldi, AC Nielsen, IBM, Virgin Mobile, Intel, Yell Ltd, O2 and Dell. Our Careers Centre will support you in finding the right job for you.
Free language courses
Free language courses are available to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students on many of our courses, and can be taken as a credit on some courses.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.