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Business Management BSc

UCAS code: N200

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
Duration:
3 / 4 years (Optional Placement Year available)
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

Ranked 1st in London for Business & Management studies (The Complete University Guide 2020), our Business Management course provides a comprehensive and exciting approach to modern business studies. You’ll learn about the fundamentals of how businesses operate, and as you progress through your degree you’ll be introduced to the advanced concepts of many management disciplines. Our course offers a range of topics for you to explore, including international business, finance, entrepreneurship, economics, marketing and many more.

Key benefits

  • In the first year you’ll avoid the fatigue of eleven week modules with our unique, shorter eight week modules, topped and tailed with immersive one-week modules designed to help you consolidate and reflect on your learning across the entire term.
  • Our research-led curriculum encourages critical analysis and debate on a wide range of contemporary management issues.
  • Our graduates are highly employable, entering careers that include banking, consultancy, accountancy, marketing, advertising and management.
  • Gain valuable work experience in your third year to enhance your career prospects when you graduate.
Hsin-Tien

It has truly been a life-changing experience studying Business Management and meeting like-minded individuals at King's. Located in London, the course offers an all-rounded perspective to current businesses. I am always encouraged to thrive and to step out of my comfort zone with various means of support.

Hsin-Tien, Student (Business Management BSc)

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Course Aims

  • We’ve designed this course to open your mind to a broad range of areas. From psychology and sociology to law and finance, you’ll explore different disciplines to help you understand every aspect of business management.
  • Research plays a vital role in the way you learn at King’s. And this helps you develop vital analysis skills and understand the latest strategies for managing global businesses.
  • When you study at King’s you won’t just learn about business – you’ll be in the centre of a city with a thriving economy. There are always opportunities to learn more about the industry and meet people who know everything there is to know.

Base campus

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Strand Campus

Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Special features

Optional study abroad

On this programme, you will have the opportunity to apply for either a single semester or a full year abroad supported by the Study Abroad Tutor in your department and King’s Global Mobility Office. Together with partner organisations around the world, you will be supported in navigating your international, educational journey, developing new skills and competences and learning to apply different perspectives to your chosen discipline.

Find out more about Study Abroad
Optional year in industry

On this programme, you’ll spend your third year in a full-time year in industry or year in professional practice placement. Our Global Placements team will support you throughout your programme with advice and activities to help you discover your options, focus your placement search and take action to achieve the right placement for you.

Find our more about placements

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Subject requirements

Required subjects:
At least one Humanities or Social Science subject (excluding Modern Languages).
Preferred subjects:
None

A-Levels

Required grades:
A*AA

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels.

Must include at least one humanities or social science subject (excluding Modern Languages).

International Baccalaureate

35 points

Including 766 in three Higher Level subjects. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. Must include at least one humanities or social science subject (excluding Modern Languages) as a Higher Level subject.

You will also need:

GCSEs: GCSE Mathematics at grade 6/B (or equivalent)

 

Humanities/social science subjects accepted for this programme to meet the subject requirement:

  • Classics
  • Creative Writing
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • English Language and Literature
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Government and Politics
  • Politics
  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Psychology

Non academic requirements

Scholastic activities (Very Desirable): We look for applicants with an enthusiasm for scholastic activities in general such as reading, debating, theological interests etc. Participation will be valued but achievement in these areas of interest will also be recognised. We are looking for enthusiasm for the discipline in general but, in particular, we wish to recruit applicants who are attracted to the interdisciplinary nature of the King’s Business Management programme which offers a wide-ranging education covering many aspects of the business environment and related skills.

Community activities (Very Desirable): We look for applicants who have participated as fully as possible in school, college or community life, making the most of the opportunities available to them and also those who have demonstrated some experience of society beyond their immediate environment.

General (Very Desirable): We look for applicants who have varied extra-curricular interests and enjoy active participation in areas such as sport, music and the arts in general. Participation will be valued but any achievement in extra-curricular activities will also be recognised. King’s aspires to recruit applicants who will continue with their personal interests and contribute to the vitality of the College community.

Paid or voluntary work (Desirable): Although we do not require applicants to have been in paid or voluntary employment, we welcome applications from those with any experience of work within a business setting. We will also take into account experience gained by students who have part time employment whilst studying.

Alternative accepted qualifications

International applicants

Equivalent International qualifications

Course specific subject requirements are indicated in subject requirements above

English language requirements

To study at King's, it is essential that you can communicate in English effectively in an academic environment. You are usually required to provide certification of your competence in English before starting your studies.

Selection process

Application deadline: January 15th 2021.

Help for international applicants

International Foundation Year

If you don't have a suitable qualification for direct entry to a UK university, we can help with our Foundation year courses.

Pre-sessional courses

If you have an offer from King's, but English isn't your first language, we have courses to help you.

Teaching methods - what to expect

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and independent study. A typical module will include a 1 – 2-hour lecture and a 1hour tutorial each week. We encourage critical analysis and debate on contemporary management issues.

At King’s, we place great emphasis on independent study and research. As a student of business management you will use resources which include books, journal articles, newspapers and magazines, the internet, social media, TV and radio and more to understand the discipline: how things were done and have developed; contemporary business management issues and challenges; and what might be in the future.

We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

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Assessment

  • Written Examinations
  • Presentations (Individual and Group)
  • Coursework
  • In-Class Tests

Assessment methods depend on the modules you will be studying. The primary methods of assessment used for this course are written examinations, presentations (both individual and group), in-class tests and coursework. Some modules may include a regular ‘Tutorial Assessment’.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 120 credits. This is a three / four-year degree course in which you will take a combination of required and optional modules to total 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

From banking and consultancy to manufacturing and marketing, a degree in business management from King’s opens doors.

You’ll leave with the edge you need to get the highly competitive jobs with global organisations or secure your place on a respected graduate scheme.

With one-to-one career advice always available at King’s, we’re here when the time comes to take your next steps. Whether you need to polish your interview skills or explore your career path. 

Tuition Fees

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Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Full time tuition fees International:

The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £28,050 per year.

Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies.
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions.
  • Library fees and fines.
  • Personal photocopies.
  • Printing course handouts.
  • Society membership fees.
  • Stationery.
  • Graduation costs.
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses.

If you choose the study abroad option with one of King’s partner universities, you will not be charged tuition fees by the host university (although some partners do charge a small administration fee for applying). Please see the Study Abroad webpages for details of the relevant partner universities. King’s will continue to invoice for a proportion of King's tuition fees. At present these are as follows but may be subject to change: • Home students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for £6,167 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • EU students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for £6,167 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for two thirds of the King's tuition fees for the year. • Home students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • EU students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for one third of the King's tuition fees for the year. You should also budget to pay for the associated subsistence costs, such as travel, visas, accommodation and food as well as any vaccination/immunisations required by the country to which you are travelling. For the Year in Industry, King’s will invoice students for a proportion of King’s standard tuition fees. At present these are as follows but may be subject to change: • Home and EU students working for a full academic year will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students working for a full academic year will receive an invoice for one third of the King’s tuition fees for the year

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

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Course Aims

  • We’ve designed this course to open your mind to a broad range of areas. From psychology and sociology to law and finance, you’ll explore different disciplines to help you understand every aspect of business management.
  • Research plays a vital role in the way you learn at King’s. And this helps you develop vital analysis skills and understand the latest strategies for managing global businesses.
  • When you study at King’s you won’t just learn about business – you’ll be in the centre of a city with a thriving economy. There are always opportunities to learn more about the industry and meet people who know everything there is to know.

Base campus

strand-quad
Strand Campus

Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Special features

Optional study abroad

On this programme, you will have the opportunity to apply for either a single semester or a full year abroad supported by the Study Abroad Tutor in your department and King’s Global Mobility Office. Together with partner organisations around the world, you will be supported in navigating your international, educational journey, developing new skills and competences and learning to apply different perspectives to your chosen discipline.

Find out more about Study Abroad
Optional year in industry

On this programme, you’ll spend your third year in a full-time year in industry or year in professional practice placement. Our Global Placements team will support you throughout your programme with advice and activities to help you discover your options, focus your placement search and take action to achieve the right placement for you.

Find our more about placements

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Subject requirements

Required subjects:
At least one Humanities or Social Science subject (excluding Modern Languages).
Preferred subjects:
None

A-Levels

Required grades:
A*AA

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels.

Must include at least one humanities or social science subject (excluding Modern Languages).

International Baccalaureate

35 points

Including 766 in three Higher Level subjects. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. Must include at least one humanities or social science subject (excluding Modern Languages) as a Higher Level subject.

You will also need:

GCSEs: GCSE Mathematics at grade 6/B (or equivalent)

 

Humanities/social science subjects accepted for this programme to meet the subject requirement:

  • Classics
  • Creative Writing
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • English Language and Literature
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Government and Politics
  • Politics
  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Psychology

Non academic requirements

Scholastic activities (Very Desirable): We look for applicants with an enthusiasm for scholastic activities in general such as reading, debating, theological interests etc. Participation will be valued but achievement in these areas of interest will also be recognised. We are looking for enthusiasm for the discipline in general but, in particular, we wish to recruit applicants who are attracted to the interdisciplinary nature of the King’s Business Management programme which offers a wide-ranging education covering many aspects of the business environment and related skills.

Community activities (Very Desirable): We look for applicants who have participated as fully as possible in school, college or community life, making the most of the opportunities available to them and also those who have demonstrated some experience of society beyond their immediate environment.

General (Very Desirable): We look for applicants who have varied extra-curricular interests and enjoy active participation in areas such as sport, music and the arts in general. Participation will be valued but any achievement in extra-curricular activities will also be recognised. King’s aspires to recruit applicants who will continue with their personal interests and contribute to the vitality of the College community.

Paid or voluntary work (Desirable): Although we do not require applicants to have been in paid or voluntary employment, we welcome applications from those with any experience of work within a business setting. We will also take into account experience gained by students who have part time employment whilst studying.

Alternative accepted qualifications

International applicants

Equivalent International qualifications

Course specific subject requirements are indicated in subject requirements above

English language requirements

To study at King's, it is essential that you can communicate in English effectively in an academic environment. You are usually required to provide certification of your competence in English before starting your studies.

Selection process

Application deadline: January 15th 2021.

Help for international applicants

International Foundation Year

If you don't have a suitable qualification for direct entry to a UK university, we can help with our Foundation year courses.

Pre-sessional courses

If you have an offer from King's, but English isn't your first language, we have courses to help you.

Teaching methods - what to expect

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and independent study. A typical module will include a 1 – 2-hour lecture and a 1hour tutorial each week. We encourage critical analysis and debate on contemporary management issues.

At King’s, we place great emphasis on independent study and research. As a student of business management you will use resources which include books, journal articles, newspapers and magazines, the internet, social media, TV and radio and more to understand the discipline: how things were done and have developed; contemporary business management issues and challenges; and what might be in the future.

We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

Assessment

  • Written Examinations
  • Presentations (Individual and Group)
  • Coursework
  • In-Class Tests

Assessment methods depend on the modules you will be studying. The primary methods of assessment used for this course are written examinations, presentations (both individual and group), in-class tests and coursework. Some modules may include a regular ‘Tutorial Assessment’.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 120 credits. This is a three / four-year degree course in which you will take a combination of required and optional modules to total 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

From banking and consultancy to manufacturing and marketing, a degree in business management from King’s opens doors.

You’ll leave with the edge you need to get the highly competitive jobs with global organisations or secure your place on a respected graduate scheme.

With one-to-one career advice always available at King’s, we’re here when the time comes to take your next steps. Whether you need to polish your interview skills or explore your career path. 

Tuition Fees

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Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Full time tuition fees International:

The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £28,050 per year.

Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies.
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions.
  • Library fees and fines.
  • Personal photocopies.
  • Printing course handouts.
  • Society membership fees.
  • Stationery.
  • Graduation costs.
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses.

If you choose the study abroad option with one of King’s partner universities, you will not be charged tuition fees by the host university (although some partners do charge a small administration fee for applying). Please see the Study Abroad webpages for details of the relevant partner universities. King’s will continue to invoice for a proportion of King's tuition fees. At present these are as follows but may be subject to change: • Home students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for £6,167 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • EU students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for £6,167 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for two thirds of the King's tuition fees for the year. • Home students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • EU students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for one third of the King's tuition fees for the year. You should also budget to pay for the associated subsistence costs, such as travel, visas, accommodation and food as well as any vaccination/immunisations required by the country to which you are travelling. For the Year in Industry, King’s will invoice students for a proportion of King’s standard tuition fees. At present these are as follows but may be subject to change: • Home and EU students working for a full academic year will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students working for a full academic year will receive an invoice for one third of the King’s tuition fees for the year

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

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Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
Duration:
3 / 4 years (Optional Placement Year available)
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

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