Business and Management BA

How do globally-minded leaders develop agility and resilience, as well as the confidence, skills and knowledge to make a distinct and positive contribution in the world? This degree will provide key insights into such questions and many more as we educate you for a future as an excellent and inspiring manager.

Course details

At ULSB, our courses offer you a comprehensive insight into a broad range of subjects including management, marketing, human resource management, business ethics and innovation. We are driven by a commitment to asking challenging questions and to engaged, creative and socially responsible approaches to business, management and economics.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days  a week
  • Intake: Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Location: Leicester campus

University of Leicester

Course overview

Our Business and Management BA offers you a programme of learning which will expose you to the realities of management and the managerial experience in a variety of contexts. The course covers the relevance of both management theory and practice for the solution of problems in international, national and local arenas and in the private and public sectors. You will be provided with an educational experience which both complements and challenges accepted thinking, norms and perceptions in business and management.


Entry requirements

A/AS-levels: ABB. All subjects accepted. Two AS-levels may be considered in place of one A-level.

EPQ with A-levels: BBB + EPQ at grade B

GCSE: Mathematics and English Language at grade C (4).

Access to HE Diploma: Pass relevant diploma with 45 credits at Level 3, including 30 credits at Distinction

International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 30 points overall with a minimum of grade 4 in SL Maths Analysis and Approach, grade 3 in HL Maths or grade 5 in SL Maths Application and Interpretation if not held at GCSE.

BTEC Nationals: Full Diploma with DDM, Diploma in Business preferred.

T Levels: Distinction in either: Accounting or Finance or Management and Administration (plus GCSE Maths and Eng lang at grade 4)


Our management, marketing and human resource management graduates have gone onto work for employers such as:

  • Credit Agricole
  • Barclays
  • KPMG
  • Deutsche Banks
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst and Young


All of our management degrees are dual accredited with ILM, the UK’s leading Leadership and Management Awarding Organisation. This means you can gain ILM’s Level 4 Award in Leadership and Management subject to passing the relevant modules.

  • Introduction to Management
  • Business Finance and Reporting
  • Business, Economy and Society
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Managing Digital Technologies
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Enterprise in Practice

Option modules
Choose one option module from the following:


  • Contemporary Issues in Business and Management
  • The Future of Work
  • Consumers, Brands and Digital Marketing
  • Consultancy Challenge
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: Theory and Practice
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Management Theory and Debate
  • Strategy
  • The Business Environment
  • Research Methods
  • Business Impact Challenge: Responsible Management
  • International Business

Option modules
Choose one option module from:

  • Business in the Digital Economy
  • Cyberpsychology at Work
  • The Management and Shaping of Innovation
  • Power at Work
  • Employment Relations in the Global Economy
  • Business Ethics