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

 


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...]

Accounting and Finance BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

The 3 year Accounting and Finance course is designed to equip you for a career in the accounting profession, financial sector or a financial role in industry or Government. Accounting and Finance are core functions in any organisation and this popular degree gives you [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


Business Management BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

The BSc Business Management course at Birmingham is constantly evolving to reflect the changing world of business and  equips you with the expertise needed to understand business and management on both a national and global scale.

This degree [more...]

Business Management with Communications BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

Employers are increasingly looking for business and management graduates with public relations skills and media awareness and this degree programme will provide you with a unique set of skills and a distinct advantage in the graduate market.

Based [more...]

International Business with Communications BSc

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

The BSc International Business course will appeal to students who are considering a future career in international management. Today’s business is increasingly international in scope and there are obvious advantages in combining knowledge of modern business with [more...]

International Business with Language BSc

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

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 this combination of [more...]

Business Management with Marketing BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

The BSc Business Management with Marketing programme enables students to establish a strong foundation in the area of business with an emphasis on Marketing through years two and three.

This programme aims to develop the intellectual, analytical and [more...]

Business Management (Year in Industry) BSc

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

The BSc Business Management (Year in Industry) degree at Birmingham offers you the opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge of a range of business topics combined with a year in industry with a leading employer.

  • 90% of our graduates go on to [more...]

International Business BSc

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

The BSc International Business course will appeal to students who are considering a future career in international management. Today’s business is increasingly international in scope and there are obvious advantages in combining knowledge of modern business with [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 [more...]

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Money Banking Finance (BSc) programmes

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...]

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...]

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 Italian BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Joint honours combined, 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 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...]

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Mathematical Economics and Statistics (BSc) programmes

Mathematical Economics and Statistics BSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

By integrating the studies of economics and statistics with this degree, we are meeting the increasing demand for informed and talented graduates who are able to apply skill and imagination to real-world problems. As a graduate you emerge with an excellent [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 [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.

Rebecca Kenning, BSc in Business Management | BT's Business Graduate programme

Rebecca Kenning, BSc in Business Management | BT's Business Graduate programme

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Rebecca says working on a graduate scheme is like having an all-access pass to a company.

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.