BA (Hons) Business Creation

Course details

This is a dynamic business degree aimed at highly motivated students with an entrepreneurial spirit. Heavily weighted towards work-based learning, you will undertake a placement with a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) for a total of 30 months, returning to campus for intensive study periods. The focus on learning to use your personal effectiveness to achieve your professional goals and the opportunities you will have to develop practical business skills make this course ideal for highly motivated students who want to set up their own business.

Intakes Study Options Location
Sep, Jan, May 1 year, full time, weekdays UK

Why study BA (Hons) Business Creation

For independent professionals, those who are career-minded and hate to be boxed in, this is a course centred on self-determination, entrepreneurship and leadership skills. This course will gear you towards creating your own business, building and cultivating start-ups and SMEs and overall working towards achieving your personal career goals. The potential for creative freedoms are less bound than for other business courses, with students gaining a wide range of knowledge across business functions, marketing strategy, creative industry and enterprise in the context of TV, publishing, technology, finance and many other spheres.

With the creative industry set to double UK creative exports within the next two years, it’s the best time for the originators of today to become part of an environment that gives them the freedom to grow, develop, and profit, becoming the leaders of tomorrow.

Career Opportunities:

The addition of a Business Creation degree to your experiential arsenal provides opportunities for a variety of senior and influential professions. These include:

  • Business Consultancy
  • Start-up CEO
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Digital Consultancy
  • Human Resources

The opportunity for work experience and studying abroad are also invaluable for those looking to endeavour in a career in Business Creation, allowing you to gain real practical experience as well as mix with individuals who can advise and guide you to the best career prospects.


Course structure & classes 

Year 1

  • Investigative Consultancy Report

  • Career Development & Employability Skills

  • Analysing the Business Environment: Identifying Business Opportunities

  • Integrated Business & Management for Entrepreneurs (40 credits)

  • Entrepreneurship & Creative Thinking

Year 2

  • New Venture Creation: Managing a Business Start-Up

  • Performance Improvement Project

  • Operations & Supply Chain Management

  • Business Performance Management

  • Entrepreneurial Marketing

  • Financial Management

Year 3

  • Business Strategy

  • Leading Innovation & Change

  • Business Risk Analysis

  • Managing Business Development & Growth

  • Organisational Impact Project

Entry requirements

  • UCAS Tariff Points: 120 points required
  • GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above
  • IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification
  • Please note: the availability of modules are subject to change depending on the course circumstances and student demand, the structure and modules offered will vary on your placement of university and intake.

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