In a business every role counts, from the managers to accountants, advisors, promoters and many more. Business studies as a discipline aims to provide students with a broad concept of what a business is, and how businesses are run – from how one department operates, to how a business is managed on a global and political level.
There are many areas of business that can be studied. Management aims to equip students with the thinking abilities needed to consolidate multiple factors and produce plans and carry them out. Economics and Finance aims to give students the broad knowledge needed to understand and make decisions in terms of a business’s finances, whilst Accountancy is also a crucial aspect in business.
Having a strong business mind allows you to be employable within a range of careers, in virtually all sectors. Business thinking extends from massive global companies (like Coca Cola or Sony) all the way to your local doctors’ surgery. If you want to develop yourself within a career that provides you with a strong foundation of knowledge that can be applied to nearly all organisations, business studies could be for you.
What will I learn?
Students will be taught about business structure, management, economics, legal aspects, business in relation to the government and politics, corporate responsibility and more. You will also be able to focus your interests and learn more about different areas such as logistics, marketing or human resources.
A degree in Business equips you with skills to go into a range of different industries. Commonly, graduates take up roles such Human Resources manager, business analyst or production manager. Employers banks, local and international governments, logistics companies, auditors and many more.