University of Hertfordshire Business Studies

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University of Hertfordshire Business Studies

University of Hertfordshire Business Studies

BA (Hons) Business Studies with Optional Sandwich Placement/ Study Abroad

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At Hertfordshire Business School, we’ve designed our BA Business Studies to help you begin a bright future in business. It’s a rewarding, highly respected degree which gives you an in-depth understanding of today’s business world and its trends, challenges and opportunities.

Every element of this flexible course helps you develop sought-after skills and open up a huge range of career possibilities in organisations all over the world. You’ll have the chance to explore diverse business disciplines, carve out your own career path, spend an optional year on a work placement or studying abroad, and even graduate with a new language under your belt.

We’ve been offering this course at Hertfordshire for more than 50 years, continually evolving our curriculum to make sure our graduates are highly employable and exceptionally well-equipped for the modern business world. What hasn’t changed is our creative mix of academic study, skills development and practical training – the key strength of this prestigious business studies degree.

The First Year of this degree is designed to give you a strong, broad business foundation, developing sought-after skills and a real appreciation of the challenges facing organisations today. In the Second and Final Years, you can tailor your degree to your own interests, studying options in accounting and finance, human resource management, information technology, management science or marketing. You’ll also have the option of studying one of five languages.

You’ll be taught by Hertfordshire Business School’s respected academic team, who’ve built excellent contacts with a huge variety of innovative organisations. Together, their insights have shaped a degree curriculum that gives you exactly the skills today’s employers are looking for.

These strong relationships with industry have also created exciting placement opportunities and many Hertfordshire students choose to take a year-long work placement between their Second and Final Years, gaining valuable practical experience. Our industry partners also give guest lectures and sponsor student competitions and prizes.