Business Management
BA (Hons)

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Start on:
7 Sept 2020
18 January 2021
10 May 2021

12 months

Study Mode:
Online / Blended  Weekend intensive delivery

Fee & Scholarship:
Flexible payment and scholarship.


York St John University (originally established as York Diocesan College) is a public university located on a large urban campus in York, England. Founded in 1841, YSJU has been at the forefront of Higher Education for over 175 years.

YSJU hold the social enterprise gold mark in recognition of the responsible way we do business. YSJU is connected to a network of over 28,000 alumni from across the years and the world.

YSJU has been endorsed for our inclusive offer scheme and is recognised nationally for making higher education accessible to those who may not feel that university is a possibility for them.


Sources: Times & Sunday Times, Good University Guide, NSS, NSSS


The Business Management program provides you with a critical understanding of the management of organisations. The course develops your critical understanding of business management holistically, providing a solid foundation for entry into a wide range of employment opportunities or further study.

The program is committed to the provision of skills that will enhance your employability in a business management environment.

Aiming to ensure that students are thinking strategically, the course makes reference to current professional and academic practice, considering alternative theoretical four perspectives, and applying their knowledge and skills to present and important events (e.g. the continuing economic and financial crisis and the impact on organisations).

The awards will develop both specialist skills and knowledge and also broader graduate attributes.



Operations and Project Management

Organisational Strategy & Decision Making

Leadership, Innovation and Change

Independent research project

You will also undertake an Independent Research activity which may take one of the following forms:


Business Research Project

Organisation-Based Project

Optional modules may include:

Globalisation and Contemporary HR

International Marketing

Corporate Governance

Business Ethics and CSR

Contemporary Issues in the Technological Era


Equivalence to two years study at a UK HEI equating to 240 credits (e.g. HND, Foundation Degree) in a Business Management, Accounting and Finance related qualification.

Accepted example qualifications are:

  • HND Business
  • Level 5 Diploma in Management (QCF/NQF) from a recognised Professional Body
  • FdA in Business Management or equivalent from a UK HEI
  • International qualifications (equivalent UK Diploma in HE) approved via the NARIC database and in line with common competitor practice, for example: Diploma in Business Administration from Malaysian Colleges / Universities

Admissions policies and procedures are designed to ensure that students who meet the minimum criteria for an entry set by YSJU are eligible for admission to the program. All applicants will be expected to have a minimum level qualification comparable to students at York St John University who have completed level 2.

Students are also required to meet YSJU English Language entry requirements.

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