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Course Overview

Standing out in the competitive modern business world demands a creative spark. Businesses need individuals who not only have the core knowledge and skills for the industry, but also the entrepreneurial spirit and ability to innovate – qualities that are all the more important for those who dream of setting up their own business. Whether you want to advance in management positions or start your own company, our Business Enterprise degree will give you the tools you need to succeed. With small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) a major engine of growth for both the UK and wider global economies, this degree focuses on the formation and growth of new ventures, managing small businesses and the creation and implementation of small business start-ups. It will give you the skills you need to set up your own enterprise or work effectively in small and early-stage business ventures. Developed in close partnership with industry experts, our course will expand your entrepreneurial mindset, behaviours and competencies as well as enhancing your understanding of core business functions and activities, and how they work together in today’s global digital environment.


WORK PLACEMENT – Boost your work-ready skills with an optional 48-week paid placement, with our past students having worked for BMW and trading companies SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES – From exploring e-commerce and data to freelancing or financial strategy, tailor your course through our optional modules ENRICHMENT – Learn from the experts through real-world simulations, workshops and guest lectures as well as working in our Financial Trading Suite and Digital Creative Studio
Year 1

Core Modules

  • The People Perspective
  • Digital Innovations
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking and Behaviour
  • Finance for Managers
  • Market Research and Consumer Profiling
  • Venture I – Idea Generation
Year 2

Core Modules

  • Personal Effectiveness, Impact and Reputation
  • Social Enterprise
  • Brand and Media Management
  • Intellectual Property, Law and Business Practices
  • Venture II – Concept and Prototype Development

Plus one option from:

  • Big Data for Business Insights
  • Developing Collaborative Relationships
  • E-Commerce and Customer Experience Design
Year 3

Core Modules

  • Risk and Response Management
  • From Incubation to Acceleration
  • Venture III – Creation and Launch

Plus two options from:

  • Freelancing
  • Financial Strategy
  • International Marketing
  • Strategic Human Resource Management

Entry Requirements

Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted. Offers are not solely based on academic results: Your skills, achievements and life experience are also taken into consideration. If you do not have any previous qualifications please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your application.

Funding Options


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