Brunel University London

Course Introduction

Why choose Business and Management at Brunel? Your future career is the focus from day one at Brunel. Our Business Life Employability Programme provides courses and organises events running alongside your academic studies to help you acquire the core employability skills, certificates, work samples and experience we know employers are looking for. Events cover topics such as volunteering and entrepreneurship, professional written communication skills and boosting your confidence for networking. The programme is designed to complement the world'class teaching students expect from Brunel, delivered by lecturers with hands'on experience in consultancy and training. Their cutting'edge research is brought to life for you in the classroom, ensuring you benefit from the latest business world thinking. In your first year you will study an Introduction to Management Enquiry module to help you adapt to university study through active learning sessions on topics such as working in groups, report writing and time management. The Business School offers one of the best final year project learning processes to help you to create high quality project work, often from work placement experiences. Good research skills are valued by employers and you will draw on these skills in work and life. If you take a sandwich course you will go on a paid work placement of 44 weeks at the end of your second year. Our placement team will help you find a post that develops your interests and builds on what you have learned. In addition to our BSc (Hons) Business and Management (Accounting) we also offer specialist pathways in the following areas giving you the chance to tailor your studies: BSc (Hons) Business and Management (Marketing), BSc (Hons) Business and Management or BSc (Hons) International Business.

Course Modules

Year 1: Indroduction to management enquiry; organisation behaviour and analysis; managing information with technology; introduction to accounting; principles and practices or marketing; internation business environment. Year 2: Management accounting ' decision making; introduction to business law; principles and practice of financial accounting; management accounting ' planning and control; quantitative methods in business and management; accounting information system. Year 3: Work placement. Year 4: Issues and controversies in accouting project: strategic financial management; auditing; Work placement.. in context (for those who undertake a Work placement..). Optional Taxation; strategic management; entrepreneurship and small business ventures; business ethics, environmental sustainability and goverance.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
BSc (Hons) £14,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 75%
  • International Baccalaureate 30
  • GCE A-level BBB-AAB
  • SQA Advanced Higher BBB
  • IELTS 6.5
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABB
  • Foundation / access qualification
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) D1

Key Course Information

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84% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 94%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 94%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 91%

£21,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

95% Go on to work and/or study

In work 70
Studying 10
Studying and working 15
Unemployed 5
Unknown 5

18% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 46%

Total Coursework: 54%

£4,500 - £6,900
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,200 - £5,000
Typical cost of private accommodation