Undergraduate Degrees

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At Birmingham Business School, we create business degree courses which, both academically and personally, prepare you for the working world. The Birmingham Business School offers a number of exciting and forward thinking undergraduate degree programmes across our departments.

Accounting and Finance (BSc) programmes

 


Accounting and Finance BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

This three-year programme is designed to equip you for a successful career in the accountancy profession or financial sector, or for a financial role in industry or government. Highly sought after by diverse employers around the world, we’re proud of our graduates who go [more...]

KPMG School Leavers' Programme - BSc Accountancy

  • Undergraduate
  • Industrial professional experience
  • 4 years

The BSc Accountancy (KPMG) programme will enable students to combine their academic study with relevant, high quality work experience at KPMG. There is also the opportunity to achieve Chartered Accountant status on completion of additional elements of the qualification [more...]

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Economics (BSc) programmes

Economics BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

The current financial crisis, the impact of climate change on the economy, trade agreements, income tax… leaders and policy makers the world over understand the world around us better with the insights of economics. Economists have the analytical skills to tackle [more...]

Money, Banking and Finance BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

This programme combines the analytical rigour of an economics degree with practical focus on banking, accounting, law and finance. It is designed to provide you with the intellectual skills to work in the financial services sector and should further enable you to gain [more...]

Mathematical Economics and Statistics BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

The current financial crisis, the impact of climate change on the economy, trade agreements, income tax… leaders and policy makers the world over understand the world around us better with the insights of economics. Economists have the analytical skills to tackle [more...]

Economics with Language

Economics with German BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours, study abroad year
  • 4 years

The Department of Economics equips all graduates with the knowledge of an economist and the skill of a linguist to make a powerful combination in today’s world. With growing globalisation and increasing interdependence in political and commercial life, there is a [ more...]

Economics with Italian BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Major-minor combined, study abroad year
  • 4 years

The knowledge of the economist and the skill of the linguist make a powerful combination in today’s world. With growing globalisation and increasing interdependence in political and commercial life, there is a clear need for graduates equipped with both these [more...]

Economics with Japanese BSc

  • Undergraduate 
  • Major-minor combined, study abroad year 
  • 4 years

The knowledge of the economist and the skill of the linguist make a powerful combination in today’s world. With growing globalisation and increasing interdependence in political and commercial life, there is a clear need for graduates equipped with both these [more...]

Economics with Portuguese BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Study abroad year
  • 4 years

The knowledge of the economist and the skill of the linguist make a powerful combination in today’s world. With growing globalisation and increasing interdependence in political and commercial life, there is a clear need for graduates equipped with both these [more...]

Economics with Spanish BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Study abroad year
  • 4 years

The knowledge of the economist and the skill of the linguist make a powerful combination in today’s world. With growing globalisation and increasing interdependence in political and commercial life, there is a clear need for graduates equipped with both these [more...]

Money, Banking and Finance with Language

Money, Banking and Finance with German BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Joint honours combined, study abroad year
  • 4 years

These programmes combine the rigour of an economics degree with a practical focus on banking, accounting, law and finance, plus competence in a modern European language. They are designed to provide you with the intellectual skills to work in financial services sector, [more...]

Money, Banking and Finance with Italian BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Major-minor combined, study abroad year
  • 4 years

These programmes combine the rigour of an economics degree with a practical focus on banking, accounting, law and finance, plus competence in a modern European language. They are designed to provide you with the intellectual skills to work in financial services sector, [more...]

Money, Banking and Finance with Portuguese BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Major-minor combined, study abroad year
  • 4 years

These programmes combine the rigour of an economics degree with a practical focus on banking, accounting, law and finance, plus competence in a modern European language. They are designed to provide you with the intellectual skills to work in financial services sector, [more...]

Money, Banking and Finance with Spanish BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Major-minor combined, study abroad year
  • 4 years

These programmes combine the rigour of an economics degree with a practical focus on banking, accounting, law and finance, plus competence in a modern European language. They are designed to provide you with the intellectual skills to work in financial services sector, [more...]

Joint Honours Programmes

Geography and Economics Joint Honours BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Joint honours combined
  • 3 years

A Joint Honours degree programme involves the study of two subjects to Honours degree level. Geography at Birmingham combines a sound academic training with an insight into practical, social, economic and environmental issues. Economics asks crucial questions: Is European monetary union a simple choice [more...]

Economics and Political Science BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Joint honours combined
  • 3 years

A Joint Honours degree programme involves the study of two subjects to Honours degree level. If you study a subject in a Joint Honours programme, you work at exactly the same level and to the same academic standard as students taking that subject in a Single Honours [more...]

Policy, Politics and Economics BA

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

The BA Policy, Politics and Economics (PPE) is a new degree that specialises in the study of cutting edge, real-world issues in a way that crosses the boundaries of traditional disciplines as a means of better understanding the realities of our 21st century world. [more...]

Planning and Economics BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

Urban and regional planning has a critical impact on the nature of the built environment. It helps to shape the nature, form and function of our towns and cities. Planners are involved in the making and shaping of place. Moreover, the planning system is in place to ensure that development takes place [more...]

Business Management (BSc) programmes


Modern Languages with Business Management BA

  • Undergraduate
  • Industrial professional experience, single honours, study abroad year
  • 4 years

The key to understanding another society is mastering its language. From this starting point, you can examine a country's history, economy and culture; and by comparison you can learn more about our own society, history, economy and culture. The study of languages with business [more...]

Business Management BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

Every business needs effective management to flourish. From marketing, accounting and networking, to public relations and human resources, this programme equips you with the expertise to understand the changing world of business on a national and global [more...]

Business Management with Communications BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

 

The growth of social media and other public relations tools has had a huge impact on how organisations market themselves. As a result, employers are increasingly keen to acquire the new skills sets they need to exploit the opportunities and manage the [more...]

International Business with Communications BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours, study abroad year
  • 4 years

Today’s business is increasingly global in scope. This programme combines in-depth learning with the chance to experience business in action within another culture. Ideal for students considering a career in international management but who don’t [more...]

International Business with Language BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Joint honours combined, major-minor combined, study abroad year
  • 4 years

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The BSc International Business with Language course combines a broad-based business degree with the opportunity to develop a good working knowledge of a foreign language. Whether in Europe or further afield, there are enormous advantages in possessing [more...]

Business Management with Marketing BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

In a world where image and reputation are crucial to business success, those who can demonstrate sound business management knowledge with an emphasis on strategic marketing are very much in demand. New for 2015, this programme has been developed with input [more...]

Business Management (Year in Industry) BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Industrial professional experience, single honours
  • 4 years

 

Graduates with both academic abilities and practical experience in a real business environment are much in demand and can have a significant advantage in today’s competitive employment market. This four-year programme offers you the opportunity to [more...]

International Business BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Industrial professional experience, single honours, study abroad year
  • 4 years

Today’s business is increasingly global in scope. This programme combines in-depth learning with the chance to experience business in action within another culture. Ideal for students considering a career in international management but who don’t [more...]

Undergraduate degrees in Singapore

  • Undergraduate
  • 2 years

We offer some of our undergraduate degrees in Singapore in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM), the leading private education provider in Singapore. This option is ideal for students from the region who wish to avoid the expense of studying in [more...]

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Money Banking Finance (BSc) programmes

Money, Banking and Finance BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

This programme will equip you with the intellectual skills you need to work in the dynamic, fast-changing financial services sector. Upon graduation you will be in high demand from employers in diverse institutions and firms, such as the Bank of England, the [more...]

Money, Banking and Finance with Spanish BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Major-minor combined, study abroad year
  • 4 years

international open day

These programmes combine the rigour of an economics degree with a practical focus on banking, accounting, law and finance, plus competence in a modern European language. They are designed to provide you with the intellectual skills to work in financial [more...]

Money, Banking and Finance with Portuguese BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Major-minor combined, study abroad year
  • 4 years

international open day

These programmes combine the rigour of an economics degree with a practical focus on banking, accounting, law and finance, plus competence in a modern European language. They are designed to provide you with the intellectual skills to work in financial [more...]

Money, Banking and Finance with Italian BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Joint honours combined, major-minor combined, study abroad year
  • 4 years

international open day

These programmes combine the rigour of an economics degree with a practical focus on banking, accounting, law and finance, plus competence in a modern European language. They are designed to provide you with the intellectual skills to work in financial [more...]

Money, Banking and Finance with German BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Joint honours combined, study abroad year
  • 4 years

international open day

These programmes combine the rigour of an economics degree with a practical focus on banking, accounting, law and finance, plus competence in a modern European language. They are designed to provide you with the intellectual skills to work in financial [more...]

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Mathematical Economics and Statistics (BSc) programmes

Mathematical Economics and Statistics BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

By tightly integrating the study of economics and statistics, this programme meets the increasing demand from industry, the professions and public bodies for
informed and talented graduates who can apply skill and imagination to real-world problems. As a graduate you [more...]

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Study in Singapore

Undergraduate degrees in Singapore

  • Undergraduate
  • 2 years

We offer some of our undergraduate degrees in Singapore in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM), the leading private education provider in Singapore. This option is ideal for students from the region who wish to avoid the expense of studying in [more...]

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Why study an undergraduate degree at Birmingham Business School?

  • A degree of relevance.
    Our degree programmes develop in response to the changing economic, commercial and financial environment, to ensure that they are directly relevant to the needs of industry as well as students.
  • Strong job opportunities through industry links.
    Our strong links with industry mean that rigorous undergraduate academic study is combined with a real practical focus, leading to excellent job opportunities for our students.
  • An International approach.
    We currently have students from over 35 countries on our undergraduate programmes and welcome students who want to come to Birmingham on the Erasmus programme and students from our US partners.
  • Professional exemptions
    We consult with many of the professional bodies and, depending on the modules you choose, exemptions from professional exams such as the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Marketing are available.
  • Local commitment with global impact.
    We offer undergraduate modules on the international aspects of business - from international accounting through to understanding the impacts of globalisation - emphasising our mission of local commitment with global impact.

Student profiles

Hearing from current and past students themselves is a great way to find out about living and studying at Birmingham. Below is the latest undergraduate student profile but you can view more by visiting our full listings of student profiles.

Nooresabah Hussain, BSc Accounting and Finance

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Sadia believes that as well as study, student life at the University of Birmingham offers so much more.

Birmingham Foundation Academy

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The Birmingham Foundation Academy is a pathway for International students to study business in the UK. 

Aimed at international students from 12-year education systems, all the programmes on this page are available with a foundation year. .


Graduates offer their thoughts and advice about their time studying at the Business School and being a student in the city of Birmingham.