Oxford Brookes University

Business Management

On this course students learn to identify, analyse and evaluate a range of business related issues. Students develop suitable responses to these problems and are able to select the most appropriate course of action. Students can focus their studies on 1 of 4 areas: entrepreneurship, marketing, human resource management or economics.

Entry requirements

2nd Class honours degree or equivalent professional or other qualification; if 1st language is not English: IELTS 6.5 (min 6.5 written and reading).

Course modules

Core modules: research methods; operations and process management; introduction to the principles of marketing; finance and accounting for business; financial accounting; management accounting; global strategic management; developing skills for business leadership; managing the contemporary organisation; synoptic research project; dissertation. Pathway choices: marketing pathway; understanding consumers and markets; global marketing strategy; human resource management pathway; resourcing, talent and performance management; international human resource management (IHRM); economics pathway; international trade and globalisation; principles of international business economics; entrepreneurship pathway; entrepreneurship; planning for new business ventures.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods may include reports, seminar papers, formal written examinations, in-class tests, project work, visual and verbal presentations, workshops, simulations, oral exams (viva) and practical exercises. The majority of assessments are based on individual assignments, but there is some assessed group work.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,850 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 4,910 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Wheatley Campus Oxford OX33 1HX South East

Key information

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