Course information

Entry requirements

UCAS code

N200

Entry requirements

A-level: BBB
BTEC: DDM
IB: 33 points with Three HL subjects at 655

Length

3 years full-time

Course overview

The BSc (Hons) Business Management will give you an interdisciplinary, practical and theoretical understanding of how different business types operate.

Why study BSc Business Management at Goldsmiths

  • You’ll be exposed to a range of business fields such as marketing, finance, economics, information systems and computing, which will aid your academic learning and prepare you to enter the job market successfully.
  • Broad and in-depth insights into the realities you’ll face within organisations will provide you with an interdisciplinary understanding of business.
  • Your learning will be informed by current marketplace developments, helping to prepare you to tackle the challenges faced by today’s global businesses.
  • You will develop transferable skills to equip you for your future after university. This will include: becoming a co-creator of knowledge, learning to think critically; developing project management skills through group project work and gaining qualitative and quantitative research skills across your modules and dissertation.
  • Your studies will prepare you for working in a range of businesses or how to become the leader of your own business.
  • From workshops on career paths and employability to the opportunity to meet industry speakers, you’ll be able to expand your network and build your own industry contacts.

Contact the department

If you have specific questions about the degree, contact Ivan Zupic.

What you'll study

Each year on the programme makes up 120 of the total 360 credits for a full degree.

Year 1 (credit level 4)

In your first year you will study the following compulsory modules:

Module title Credits
Organisations and Organisational Strategies
Foundations of Economics 30 credits
Understanding Entrepreneurship 15 credits
Introduction to Marketing 15 credits
Finance and Accounting 15 credits
Identity, Agency & Environment 1 15 credits
Identity, Agency & Environment 2 15 credits

Year 2 (credit level 5)

In your second year, you will study the following compulsory modules:

Module title Credits
Market Research and Consumer Insight 30 credits
My Career Strategy 15 credits
Business in the Digital Economy 15 credits
The Goldsmiths Elective 15 credits
Operations and Supply Chain Management 15 credits

You also take an optional module to the value of 15 credits from an approved list from other departments.

Year 3 (credit level 6)

Compulsory modules in your third year include:

Module title Credits
Leadership and Talent Management 15 credits
International Business 15 credits
Organisational Behaviour 15 credits
Spreadsheet Modelling for Business 15 credits
Innovation Case Studies 15 credits
Social Responsibilities of Management 15 credits
Research Project – Management and Marketing 30 credits

Instead of the Research Project, you can choose 2 optional modules from an approved list making up the value of 30 credits.

Credits and levels of learning

An undergraduate honours degree is made up of 360 credits – 120 at Level 4, 120 at Level 5 and 120 at Level 6. If you are a full-time student, you will usually take Level 4 modules in the first year, Level 5 in the second, and Level 6 modules in your final year. A standard module is worth 30 credits. Some programmes also contain 15-credit half modules or can be made up of higher-value parts, such as a dissertation or a Major Project.

Download the programme specification. If you would like an earlier version of the programme specification, please contact the Quality Office.

Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year.

For 2021-22 and 2020–21, we have made some changes to how the teaching and assessment of certain programmes are delivered. To check what changes affect this programme, please visit the programme changes page.

Entry requirements

We accept the following qualifications:

A-level: BBB
BTEC: DDM
International Baccalaureate: 33 points with Three HL subjects at 655
Access: Pass with 45 Level 3 credits including 30 at Distinction & 15 at Merit or equivalent
Scottish qualifications: BBBBC (Higher or BBC (Advanced Higher)
European Baccalaureate: 75%
Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H2 H2

International qualifications

We also accept a wide range of international qualifications. Find out more about the qualifications we accept from around the world.

If English isn’t your first language, you will need an IELTS score (or equivalent English language qualification) of 6.0 with a 6.0 in writing and no element lower than 5.5 to study this programme. If you need assistance with your English language, we offer a range of courses that can help prepare you for degree-level study.

Fees & funding

To find out more about your fees, please check our undergraduate fees guidance or contact the Fees Office, who can also advise you about how to pay your fees.

Additional costs

In addition to your tuition fees, you'll be responsible for any additional costs associated with your course, such as buying stationery and paying for photocopying. You can find out more about what you need to budget for on our study costs page.

There may also be specific additional costs associated with your programme. This can include things like paying for field trips or specialist materials for your assignments. Please check the programme specification for more information.

Funding opportunities

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries, and our careers service can also offer advice on finding work during your studies. Find out more about funding your studies with us.

Careers

In your second year, you will complete the My Career Strategy module, this will help you to develop a career and prepare for your future employment.

In addition, many of our modules also welcome visiting speakers from industry. You will also be encouraged to make your own network and links with organisations and potential employers, helping to enhance your employability prospects.

A number of workshops will be available for undergraduate students within the Institute of Management Studies throughout your studies. This will include advice on: interviewing skills, career assessments, confidence building and leadership skills.