n200 - Business Management BA

Business Management BA Honours

UCAS Code: N200 (full time: 3 or 4 Years)

Course Overview

Through this professionally accredited degree you develop a strong understanding of the strategic and operational context of businesses.

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At a Glance


UCAS Institution Name and Code

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Degree Awarded
BA Honours

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Course Duration
3 or 4 Years

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Entry Requirements
A Level: AAB
IB: 35 points

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You study management topics such as:

  • organisational behaviour
  • human resource management
  • business strategy

Your knowledge is contextualised, and your employability enhanced, through our strong emphasis on practical real-world business experience. This is via the use of case-study-led teaching and work experience opportunities with globally recognised companies, like IBM, Disney and Siemens.

This builds your business awareness and helps you develop personal and professional skills. We place a strong emphasis on helping you develop practical skills for your future career.

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Course Details

Stage 1

Compulsory modules

PLEASE NOTE: If you are required to take the University English Language assessment, or equivalent, and achieve below 70 you must take INU9094 Writing for Business School Undergraduates and/or INU9052 Listening and Speaking Practice Sessions (Part 1) AND INU9072 Listening and Speaking Practice Sessions (Part 2) on a NOT FOR CREDIT basis (in addition to the 120 credits listed above).

Stage 2

Compulsory modules

Optional modules

You choose 40 credits from the following list:

With the approval of the Degree Programme Director, you may select ONE of the modules below INSTEAD of one of the modules above. 

Work placement/study abroad (optional)

Between Stages two and three, students on a four-year degree with placement will have the option to spend a full academic year on a work placement with an approved organisation or take part in a period of study abroad in one of the School's Exchange Partners or do a combination of both.

You complete the following modules:

The Business School has a dedicated Placement Officer who can help you find a suitable work placement.

We have recently placed students in companies including Heinz, IBM, Nestlé, Nissan, L’Oréal, Reuters and Xerox.

Stage 3

Compulsory modules

You will take 40 credits from the following choice of capstone modules:

Optional modules

You will take 60 credits of modules from the following list:

With the approval of the Degree Programme Director, you may select 20 credits of the modules below INSTEAD of 20 credits of the modules above:

*If you choose BUS3053 Management Consultancy you can't take this module.

    Entry Requirements

    For entry grade requirements for students entering the University through Clearing in September 2019 call our Clearing hotline.

    All candidates are considered on an individual basis.

    If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered. 

    The entrance requirements below apply to 2020 entry.

    Undergraduate Admissions Policy

    See our Admissions Policy (PDF: 71 KB).

    See further policies related to admission.


    Business Management careers

    At Newcastle University Business School, we provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students to enable you to develop personal, employability and enterprise skills and to give you a real edge in the employment market after you graduate.

    The success of our graduates is reflected in the globally recognised list of companies within which a number have found employment, including:

    • Brewin Dolphin
    • Wm Morrison Supermarkets
    • Michael Page International Recruitment
    • Barclays Bank
    • Ernst & Young
    • Mercedes-Benz UK 
    • Vodafone UK
    • Amazon
    • KPMG
    • Benfield Motor Group

    Business School graduates go into a wide variety of careers, including financial services, accountancy, management consultancy, business development, marketing, retail management, and human resource management.

    Find out more about the career options for Business Management and Marketing from Prospects: The UK's Official Careers Website.

    The Business School runs a Career Development Week for all Business School students to give you an insight into possible career options. We also have a dedicated Placement Officer who can help you find a work placement in your area of interest.

    For more information about the careers support available for Business School students, visit the Business School website.

    What our graduates go on to do: employment and further study choices

    See what our recent graduates went on to do and view graduate destinations statistics. These statistics are based on what graduates were doing on a specific date, approximately six months after graduation. Take a look at the most recent data available for our graduates.

    The destination data is available in varying levels, beginning with the University and moving through Faculty and School down to individual course reports. This final level may give you some useful ideas about possible options after your course or a course you are considering.

    Careers and employability at Newcastle

    Newcastle University consistently has one of the best records for graduate employment in the UK.

    96% of our 2017 UK-domiciled UG/PG graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduating.

    85.5% of our graduates are in graduate level employment or further study within six months of graduating.

    We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through an initiative called ncl+. This enables you to develop personal, employability and enterprise skills and to give you the edge in the employment market after you graduate.

    Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers.

    Fees & Funding



    Applying to Newcastle University through UCAS

    To apply for undergraduate study at Newcastle you must use the online application system managed by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

    UCAS codes for Newcastle University

    • institution name - NEWC
    • institution code - N21

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