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Business Management and Leadership (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Winchester, United Kingdom
The Business Management and Leadership (Hons) course from The University of Winchester is designed to help new and aspiring managers develop the skills and understanding they need to deal with management responsibilities, and to develop themselves as future managers and leaders. 
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The role of the professional manager incorporates many aspects of business management and leadership which require the individual to possess a broad foundation of skills and knowledge in order to be effective. The Business Management and Leadership (Hons) course from The University of Winchester has therefore, been designed to give the apprentice a broad understanding of skills and knowledge to enable them to be effective in taking responsibility for people, projects, operations and/or services to deliver long term organisational success, with the expectation that they will deliver impact whilst operating within organisational values.

The apprentice will set targets and KPIs, manage resources, and monitor and measure outcomes to establish operational effectiveness, efficiencies and excellence. Emphasis will be placed on demonstrating ability to follow a systematic approach to initiating, planning, executing, controlling and managing resource through change projects, applying industry standard processes, methods, techniques and tools which positively impact both operational and strategic organisational performance.

The apprentice will also develop the ability to critically analyse and evaluate data and information concerning human, financial, technological, operational, sales and marketing functions, identifying opportunities for improvement and/or making judgements concerning how best to achieve solutions to identified business management problems. By the end of this course you will be able to demonstrate capacity for sustained independent thought and critical reflection in order to sustain effective personal performance in relation to problem definition and resolution, team building, communication and influencing skills necessary to operate professionally in the workplace.


The Degree Apprenticeship is a great foundation for any career.

Graduates will be competent, confident and capable professionals able to integrate the knowledge, skills and behaviour components, which ensure they are sufficiently prepared to operate in a range of management roles.  

Honours degree apprentices will gain the knowledge, skills and insights that are in demand by employers today and into the future. 

At the University of Winchester, we are committed to ensuring all our students gain employability skills to enable you to enter graduate level jobs and pursue the profession of your choice.


Employers may be required to contribute to their employee's membership to the professional body - the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) as well as the cost of their employee's final synoptic assessment by the CMI.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3-4 years part-time

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Expertise 
  • Introduction to Academic and Professional Studies
  • Work Based Studies – Organisational Functions in Context
  • Responsible Management
  • Marketing Principles
  • Managing Finance
  • Continuing Academic & Professional Studies
  • Work Based Studies – Professional Development
  • Business Functions in Context

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.

General Requirements

  • Students must be employed by a sponsoring organisation. Programme-specific entry requirements apply, as agreed with the sponsoring organisation.
  • Candidates for the Degree Apprenticeship should normally have a minimum of 104-112 points* at A2 (Grades BCC) or an equivalent e.g. BTEC DMM. You will also require Maths and English Language GCSE grade A*- C. We will individually evaluate candidates who do not meet these requirements, but have workplace experience or recognised prior learning.
  • Candidates are invited to attend an interview or assessment centre organised by the business in conjunction with the University of Winchester.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Winchester

  • 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.


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