Studyportals placeholder

Business and Management Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
This Business and Management Studies programme at University of Gloucestershire is currently only available to students from Malaysia, and is aimed at producing business professionals who aim to excel at a broad range of skills essential within modern business.


The study is highly relevant and practical with a strong vocational emphasis, and provides students with the opportunity to truly differentiate themselves from the competition across a variety of functional business areas including finance, marketing and human resource management to name a few.

This Business and Management Studies programme at University of Gloucestershire provides you with an opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of the full range of business and management disciplines in preparation for a career in management.The first two years provide exposure to the main functional areas of business and related subjects. In the final year you can opt to broaden and deepen your understanding in one of those functional areas.

The programme is about developing both a theoretical knowledge of business management issues and the relevant skills. As a result there is a strong vocational emphasis with a focus on the application of knowledge in practical situations. This will enable you to develop a variety of skills in analysis, synthesis and decision-making - all of which are essential to a career in management.

  • Manager / Executive administration / Administration
  • Manager / Human Resource Executive / Human Resource Executive
  • Manager / Marketing Executive / Marketing Executive
  • Manager / Executive Management / Management Executive
  • Manager / Executive Development / Business Development
  • Manager / Financial Executive / Financial Executive
  • Manager / Executive Operations / Operation Officer
  • Banking Industry
  • Industrial Property
  • Industrial Production
  • Trade Industry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Personal and Professional Portfolio
  • The Global Business Environment
  • Understanding Business and Financial Information
  • Management Contexts
  • Report and Essay Writing for non-native speakers
  • English for Academic Purposes 1
  • Marketing Principles
  • Managing Business Operations
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Managing International Business
  • Accounting for Finance and Decision Makers
  • English for Academic Purposes 2
  • Academic writing for Non Native Speakers of English
  • Marketing Management
  • Building and Sustaining Strategy
  • Research Dissertation
  • Investigative Study
  • Managing Change
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Strategies for Globally Responsible Leadership
  • Advanced Academic Skills
  • Cultural Issues in Management
  • Managing Operations Globally
  • New Business Enterprise
  • Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Post Placement Project

                      English Language Requirements

                      You need the following IELTS score:

                      • Minimum required score:


                        The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

                        Schedule IELTS

                        StudyPortals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

                      Academic Requirements

                      • 112 tariff points
                      • BBC at A levels, DMM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
                      • Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. If you don't meet your tariff points total we may still consider your application. Please email our admissions team for further information.

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International Applies to you

                        13500 GBP/year
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                      • EU/EEA Applies to you

                        9250 GBP/year
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                      Living costs for Cheltenham

                      • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
                        Living Costs

                      The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


                      StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

                      The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                      Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.