Why study at Roehampton

  • 100% of our graduates in work or further study within six months (Destinations of Leavers of Higher Education 2015 results)
  • Opportunities to develop your own business ideas
  • The chance to develop top entrepreneurial skills and practical enterprise experience
  • Explore and understand entrepreneurial leadership and management styles
  • Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015)

Course summary

The University is currently undertaking a review of the curriculum of this programme. This will mean that the content and structure of the programme will be different from that described below. Please contact us for more information

This degree is ideal if you’re thinking of starting your own business or leading new business activities in existing companies. In a global economy, the ability to discover and develop new and innovative opportunities is something employers value.

Entrepreneurship is the act of being an entrepreneur, which can be defined as "one who undertakes innovations and business acumen in an effort to transform innovations into economic goods". This may mean creating a new company or might mean revitalising a mature organisation in response to a perceived opportunity.

The course will give you a strong grounding in managing organisations, operations and people. You’ll have the opportunity to develop a real business plan with practical advice from successful entrepreneurs.

Course content

In your first year you will gain a broad understanding of business covering a range of areas including marketing, accounting, how technology is used in the creative industries, the principles of economics and how all these functions and more work together.

Your second year will allow you the chance to explore the area of entrepreneurship in more depth. With projects accounting for a considerable amount of work within an organisation, you will take modules that will allow you to develop the knowledge and skills needed to manage projects successfully. There are also opportunities for you to study website design, marketing and international business.

In your final year you will explore what is involved in starting up and running a small business and have the opportunity to actually set up and run a small business in one of the modules. This will provide you with valuable experience to take with you in your career. You can choose to study international marketing, ethics or cross cultural management amongst other subjects.

Our modules

Here are some of the varied modules we currently offer:

Year 1

Extended Academic Induction
Business Readiness
Business Organisations and Environments in a Global Context
Introduction to Finance and Accounting for Managers
Understanding Self and Others
Introduction to Management
Analysing Information and Data for Problem Solving
Principles of Marketing and Communications in a Digital World

Year 2

Further details on the below modules will be available soon

Business Readiness (Year 2)
Managing People and Careers
Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Processes of Project Management
Cross-Cultural Management
Entrepreneurship Opportunity
Business Planning

Year 3

Further details on the below modules will be available soon

Business Readiness (Year 3)
Business Ethics & Responsible Management
Business and Management Dissertation (Part 1)
Applied Corporate Strategy
Business and Management Dissertation 2 in Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship Development
Managing Innovation

 

Career options

Graduates can start their own business; work in business development roles or graduate traineeships; or work in any sector that seeks dynamic, creative individuals with proven business knowledge.

UCAS code

N191

Level

Undergraduate

BSc

Single honours

Entry tariff

2016 entry: 280 points
2017 entry: 112 points*

*New style UCAS tariff. Find out more

Specific entry requirements

General entry requirements

Department

Business School

Duration

3 years (full-time)

Tuition fees

£9,000 (2016; UK/EU)

£12,500 (2016; International)

Cash scholarships and bursaries available

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