Online BSc Business and ManagementOnline BSc Business and ManagementOnline BSc Business and Management

Awarded by the University of London
Academic Direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science
Awarded by the University of London
Academic Direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science
Awarded by the University of London
Academic Direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science

The online BSc Business and Management programme prepares you to navigate and analyse issues in international management. Your studies will equip you with an applied understanding of business and management, a strong foundation in the social sciences and an analytical approach to problem solving.

Analyse business and management challenges through the lens of related social science disciplines.

Apply international management concepts and theories to solve real-world business problems.

Understand the processes, procedures and practices needed to manage organisations effectively.

Programme Structure

With academic direction from leading faculty at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) – ranked #2 globally in Social Sciences and Management1– this programme explores three core areas: organisations, the external environment and management.

Focus on quantitative skills.
Your introductory courses will help you develop essential skills in mathematics, economics, accounting and statistics. They will also address the global context of business and management.

Develop an applied understanding.
Your choice of intermediate courses will explore a range of more specialised management topics – from operations to finance to information systems – and give you a chance to hone your analytical reasoning abilities.

Take a deep dive into key topics.
Your advanced courses will give you the chance to hone your strategic thinking and decision-making skills and explore specialised areas of management, like human resources and marketing.

View this programme on the University of London website.

View the Programme Specification.

Admissions Deadlines

Priority Deadline

29 October 2021

Final Application Deadline

26 November 2021

Programme Starts

7 February 2022

Learn about admissions.

Sample Course Sequence

The maximum period of registration is six years, but we suggest you aim to complete your programme within three to four years. To complete the programme in as few as three years, students must take four full courses (or equivalent) each year.

The table below shows the suggested course sequence when taking this programme through Standard Entry Route (equivalent of 12 full courses) over three years. All full courses are 30 credits and take 20 weeks of learning. Half courses are 15 credits and include 10 weeks of learning.

YEAR ONE 

MN1178 Business and Management in a Global Context

ST104A Statistics 1*

MT105A Mathematics 1*

AC1025 Principles of Accounting

EC1002 Introduction to Economics

YEAR TWO 

MN2177 Core Management Concepts

MN2196 Data Analysis for Management Decision-Making

CHOOSE TWO:

MN3197 Operations Management

MN3075 Human Resource Management

MN3141 Marketing Management

IS2184 Information Systems Management

FN2191 Principles of Corporate Finance

YEAR THREE 

MN3119 Strategy

Open Choice (any level)

CHOOSE TWO:

MN3197 Operations Management

IS2184 Information Systems Management

MN3075 Human Resource Management

MN3141 Marketing Management

IS2184 Information Systems Management

FN2191 Principles of Corporate Finance

* Half course
** Open choice courses: Choose a) one 100-, 200- or 300-level course (or two half courses) from the course selection list (PDF 1.3 MB) or b) two LSE summer school courses.

View the Programme Regulations.

Course Spotlight: Human Resource ManagementCourse Spotlight: Human Resource ManagementCourse Spotlight: Human Resource Management





This course explores human resource management (HRM) strategies, policies and practices. You’ll consider the organisational view – how commercial firms and other organisations recruit, retain and motivate their employees – as well as external factors, such as the influence of government and regulatory frameworks.




This course explores human resource management (HRM) strategies, policies and practices. You’ll consider the organisational view – how commercial firms and other organisations recruit, retain and motivate their employees – as well as external factors, such as the influence of government and regulatory frameworks.




This course explores human resource management (HRM) strategies, policies and practices. You’ll consider the organisational view – how commercial firms and other organisations recruit, retain and motivate their employees – as well as external factors, such as the influence of government and regulatory frameworks.

Why Earn a BSc Business and Management?

Top employers rely on professionals who can adapt in the face of shifting market conditions, rapid technological growth, and innovation and transformation. The Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU) reports that approximately two-thirds (67.2%) of UK business and management programme graduates were working full time in the UK or pursuing further study within six months of graduation.2

By studying business and management, you’ll be able to consider careers or further study in fields like:

  • accounting
  • banking and finance
  • consulting
  • human resources
  • information and digital technology
  • management
  • marketing
  • public relations
  • sales

Because a business and management degree gives you a versatile and transferable skill set, you’ll be prepared to work in a wide variety of industries and roles. Here are just a few possibilities:

Business Analyst
Use information, technology and data to help organisations meet their goals, from specific, short-term projects and holistic, long-term organisational needs.

Human Resources Officer
Identify and anticipate organisations’ staffing needs, create training and development opportunities that optimise performance and productivity.

Management Consultant
Help organisations navigate existing and emerging challenges, improve efficiency, analyse performance, assess risk and identify growth opportunities.

Marketing Executive
Develop integrated marketing campaigns on behalf of private- or public-sector organisations, and help brands promote products, services or missions.

Lead the Way in Global Business

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1Social Sciences and Management (2021). QS World University Rankings. Retrieved 24 March 2021.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
2What do graduates do? (2021). Prospects Luminate. Retrieved July 26, 2021.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

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