36 months
Duration
18600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Business Administration course offered by the University of Essex is a broad business and management degree, where you gain comprehensive knowledge of the main functional areas of an organisation. You study a wide range of subjects and develop your practical managerial skills to prepare you for a successful career in any aspect of business.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You are encouraged to undertake a paid placement year to further develop your business connections and practical skills whilst working for real-world organisation.

Study areas include:

  • business strategy
  • business creation and growth
  • organisation behaviour and management
  • supply chain management
  • marketing and marketing communications
  • accounting and finance
  • management and entrepreneurial theory

Group work tasks develop your team working skills and our business simulation project puts you in charge of your own virtual venture. In competition with other students, you develop your skills in problem solving, analysis and creativity as you make decisions to optimise your business’ performance.

Your future

Business administration skills are critical to successful business operations and developing these skills will prepare you for a career in business and management.

Many of our graduates go on to roles in business consultancy and analyst roles as well as graduate management training schemes straight after graduation as Essex Business School prepares you for the world of work from day one.

The Business Administration  course offered by the University of Essex   curriculum taught here embeds transferable employability skills in analysis, critical thinking, presentation and communication across all modules.

Recent graduate destinations include:

  • Associate Professional Business Analyst at DXC Technology – an end-to-end IT services company
  • Delivery Consultant at RED - The Global SAP Solutions Provider - a specialist recruitment firm
  • iX Business Consultant at IBM – the multifunctional information technology conglomerate

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business Creation and Growth

  • Business Economics

  • Principles of Markets, Marketing and Selling

  • Professional and Academic Development

  • Managing Innovation

  • International Business Management

  • Organisational Behaviour and Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCSE: Mathematics C/4
  • A-levels: BBB
  • BTEC: DDM, depending on subject studied - advice on acceptability can be provided.
  • IB: 30 points or three Higher Level certificates with 555, including Standard Level Mathematics/Maths Studies grade 4, if not taken at Higher Level.
  • We are also happy to consider a combination of separate IB Diploma Programmes at both Higher and Standard Level. Please note that Maths in the IB is not required if you have already achieved GCSE Maths at grade C/4 or above or 4 in IB Middle Years Maths. Exact offer levels will vary depending on the range of subjects being taken at higher and standard level, and the course applied for. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18600 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Colchester

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.

Funding

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.

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