Digital Business Management - BSc (Hons)

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Why study this course?

Our Digital Business Management BSc (Hons) degree will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills desired by employers. The programme will contribute to your professional development and provide you with a solid foundation for a career in the contemporary business field within private, public or voluntary sector organisations.

More about this course

On this course you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of all stages in the business management process from conceptualisation to strategic evaluation. You’ll learn about the business management sector through the study of real-life business issues in the digital era. 

The programme will equip you with the necessary business skills and abilities you'll need to fulfil your potential within the business sector. It will do so by providing a comprehensive grounding of digital business in subjects that are at the core of the contemporary business world such as strategy, innovation and organisational behaviour.

You’ll experience a professional training environment in which you'll advance your academic knowledge and develop an entrepreneurial mind-set. This environment will aid you in developing relevant transferable and practical skills that will enhance your career prospects, such as generating business ideas and setting up new ventures. 


We'll assess your academic, professional and practical skills' development through individual coursework assignments, group work reflective statements, presentations and peer assessments. 

Professional accreditation

Completion of the full degree will guarantee accreditation to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 5 Diploma.

Fees and key information

Course type
UCAS code G503
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Entry requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have one of the following:

  • a minimum of grades CCC in three A levels in academic or business subjects (or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma)
  • English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

Modular structure

Example modules in Year 1 include:

  • Personal and Academic Development
  • Organisational Business and Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Management and the Business Environment
  • Digital Business and Emerging Technologies
  • Fundamentals of Project Management
  • Fundamentals of Business Decision Making
  • Professional Practice 1

Example modules in Year 2 include:

  • Business Research in Practice
  • Decision Making in Business: Analytics and Data Management
  • Leadership and Leading in the Digital Era
  • Creating a Winning Business 1 or Learning Through Work 1
  • Operations and Value Chain Management
  • Artificial Intelligence and Big Data for Business
  • Professional Practice 2

Example modules in Year 3 include:

  • Financial Decisions Making for Managers
  • Business Strategy
  • Management in Practice
  • International Marketing and Sales Business Analysis
  • Business Analysis
  • Managing Innovation and Change
  • Management Dissertation

After the course

On completion of this degree you'll be able to make a significant and multi-faceted contribution within any business environment, both at an individual level and as a member of a team.

Additional costs

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees.

Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.

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How to apply

If you're a UK/EU applicant applying for full-time study you must apply via UCAS unless otherwise specified.

UK/EU applicants for part-time study should apply direct to the University.

Non-EU applicants for full-time study may choose to apply via UCAS or apply direct to the University. Non-EU applicants looking to study part-time should apply direct to the University. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, please be aware that you will not be able to study as a part-time student at undergraduate level.

When to apply

The University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) accepts applications for full-time courses starting in September from one year before the start of the course. Our UCAS institution code is L68.

If you will be applying direct to the University you are advised to apply as early as possible as we will only be able to consider your application if there are places available on the course.

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