Bournemouth University Business
- Business Studies with Economics
- Business Studies with Enterprise
- Business Studies with Finance
- Business Studies with Human Resource Management
- Business Studies with Marketing
- Business Studies with Operations & Project Management
- International Business Studies.
BA (Hons) Business Studies has a dual Award with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) which means when you complete your studies you’ll have your Business Studies qualification and a CMI qualification – Diploma in Management and Leadership. You will also receive a complimentary CMI membership for the duration of your qualification with BU.
All statistics shown are taken from Unistats, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.
Next start date:
September 2017, September 2018
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
4 years including a minimum 30-week work placement
The Chartered Management Institute
2017 entry requirements
The new UCAS Tariff will be used for September 2017 entry.
The entry requirements for this course are 128 to 136 tariff points, with 80-88 from two A/AS-Levels or equivalent, with remaining 48-56 points from other A-Levels, equivalent qualifications or Key Skills. BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM
UCAS have created a helpful calculator so you can calculate points to use for courses starting from September 2017 onwards.
GCSEs: This course requires a minimum of 4 GCSEs grades A* – C (or grade 4 or above in the newly reformed GCSE grading) including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.
Numeracy and literacy: We need to be sure that you can express yourself in written English and have basic numeracy skills. We look at Level 2 of the National Qualifications Framework, which includes, but is not limited to, GCSEs, iGCSEs, Key Skills and Functional Skills Level 2. If you do not have formal qualifications to this level or have alternatives, we may still be able to consider your application – please contact the askBU Enquiry Service to find out more.
We have outlined below other qualifications that we consider for this course. If you are studying a qualification that is not listed, please contact our askBU Enquiry Service, it may be that we can still consider it.
Access Courses: BU welcomes Access to HE Diploma applicants. This course requires applicants to Pass the Access to HE Diploma (with 60 Credits – at least 45 at level 3 remainder at level 2 or equivalent). Any combination of grades to meet the overall tariff is acceptable.
- Extended Diploma: This course requires Distinction, Distinction, Merit.
- Diploma: This course requires Distinction, Distinction in addition to an A-Level to achieve the overall tariff points.
- 90-credit Diploma: The 90-credit Diploma will be accepted as part of your overall tariff but it must be accompanied by A-Levels or equivalent qualifications.
- Subsidiary Diploma: This course requires a Distinction in addition to two Bs from 2 A-levels to achieve the overall tariff points.
A combination of BTEC qualifications to meet the overall course tariff is also acceptable.
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma: We welcome applicants studying the Cambridge Pre-U Diploma or a combination of Pre-U subjects and A-levels.
European Baccalaureate: Applicants are required to achieve a minimum of 80% overall.
International Baccalaureate Diploma: The IB Diploma is welcomed as part of the International Baccalaureate (IB). This course requires 32 points including 5 points from each of the 3 Higher Level subjects.
Scottish Qualifications: Scottish Advanced Highers, Scottish Highers and other Scottish qualifications are all welcomed providing that your results meet the overall course tariff.
Welsh Baccalaureate: The Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma is welcomed alongside A-Levels or equivalent, to meet the overall course tariff.
OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Qualification: The OCR Extended Diploma or a combination of one Diploma + one Introductory Diploma is acceptable for entry to this course.
Extended Diploma: This course requires Distinction, Distinction, Merit.
Other combinations of OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical qualifications to meet the overall course tariff may be acceptable.
Extended Project Qualification: The grade achieved for the Extended Project may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has marginally failed to meet the conditions of their offer.
Deferred entry: We are happy to consider applicants for deferred entry.