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BSc (Hon's) Business Management

Solent University, UK

Complete L4 and L5 Diploma with ABP and pursue the
final year at Solent.
BSc Hon's at Solent University

Why study a business management degree

Develop the skills, confidence and real-world experience you’ll need to succeed in the world of business or excel as an entrepreneur with our top-ranked, CMI-accredited Business Management degree.

in the UK for assessment and feedback for business and management (NSS 2023)
Top 15
in the UK for teaching for business and management (NSS 2023)
in the sector for graduate start-ups (HESA 2023)

Course overview

Solent Business School offers the skills and confidence you need to progress a successful career in business and international management – or even to start up your own business.

With a range of option choices to help you focus your personal career path, this challenging course will prepare you for the ever-changing business environment – teaching you to analyse future trends, identify local and broader impacts, and recommend sustainable, ethical solutions to contemporary business challenges.

Hone your skills through interactive learning sessions and a variety of practically focused assessments – giving you not just essential knowledge of business and management, but the understanding to apply that knowledge in real-world contexts.

We also pride ourselves on being interdisciplinary and preparing our students for the diverse and dynamic world of modern business.

Meanwhile, accreditation from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) means you can also graduate with an additional professional leadership and management award (level 5).

Subjects you will cover

Year one

  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Business Finance
  • Law and Practice in Business
  • Managing People and organisation
  • Operations Management
  • Principles of Marketing

Year two

  • Business Decision Making
  • International Business
  • Management Accounting
  • Money and Banking
  • Principles of Supply Chain Management
  • Project Planning and Development

Year three

  • Sustainable Strategic Management
  • Developing the Professional Manager
  • Research Methods
  • Final Major Project
  • Ecological Economics

Solent Business School, winner of the Outstanding Higher Education Training Provider of the Year at the CMI Awards 2022, holds the Small Business Charter. Solent is one of only 62 business schools to have this acknowledgement of excellence in working with small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs).


TEF 2023

Winner of the TEF Gold 2023 Award



in UK for graduate start-ups (HESA 2022)


Top 20%

in UK for Assessment and feedback (NSS 223)



in UK for sustained employability (LEO 2022)



in UK for Assessment and Feedback (BM* NSS 2023)


Top 15

in UK for Academic Support (BM* NSS 2023)


Top 15

in UK for Learning 0pportunities (BM* NSS 2023)


Top 15

in UK for Teaching (BM* NSS 2023)

* business and management studies


How to study


Year 01

Online from anywhere of the world


Year 02

Online from anywhere of the world


Year 03

Solent University, Southampton


Year 01

GBP 1,000 only, Pay to ABP

Year 02

GBP 1,000 only, Pay to ABP


Year 03

As set by Solent University, Southampton; directly pay to the University

Solent University

English Language Entry Requirements

IELTS 6.0 (with min. 5.5 in each component or

Solent approved English Language qualification.

Facilities at Solent

Solent University’s vibrant campus brings state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience. Our award-winning teaching building, The Spark is centred around students and offers a stimulating study environment with flexible learning spaces.

In this building, the Department of Business and Law is proud to have recently launched the Lisa Wilson Business and Law Suite. The suite provides a breakout space for students in the Spark, with comfortable new furniture and a refreshment point, and is named in memory of Lisa, who graduated from Solent University in 2001 with a Second-Class Honours (First Division) in Business Management.

Access our new Bloomberg suite, which delivers real-time business and market news, data and analysis to the world’s leading industries and companies to support critical financial and strategic decision-making. Bloomberg terminals also facilitate networking opportunities and partnerships with professionals from various industries, fostering collaborations and guest speaker invitations.

Try out our state-of-the art gym and our sports hall in our £28 million Sports Complex or watch a blockbuster film at our student-run cinema with Dolby Atmos audio.

Living in

Solent University is located in the heart of Southampton city centre and within walking distance of Southampton Central train station.

The city is well connected with the rest of the UK, whether you plan to get here by car, train, plane, or ferry.

The University has four student residences, all located in Southampton city centre, within 20 minutes walking distance of the main campus, with rooms to suit all budgets and requirements.

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