Career Pathways: Business Management

A Business Management course will cover a range of topics concerned with management theories, functions, processes and techniques associated with running a business. This is a broad degree giving graduates the ability to keep their options open, with some universities offering a wide range of optional modules.

Some courses may be accredited with professional bodies such as CMI and ACCA.

Courses we would recommend for students considering progressing onto an undergraduate degree in Business Management would include:

  • BTEC Business
  • A Level Business
  • A Level Economics

Business Management graduates can expect to have a whole range of career pathways open to them including: graduate schemes, finance, leadership and management.

Universities also look for a range of elements within an application to study Business, such as:

  • A GCSE profile including grade 4's and above in Maths and English
  • A Level predictions ranging from AAA – CCC's / Distinctions - Merits, dependent on the University
  • Strong academic reference
  • Work experience with reflective learning
  • Extracurricular activities that have developed suitable skills and qualities.

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