Business

York Business School has fostered many high-quality partnerships which our students benefit from; including with big brands like Mini and local success stories such as Ainsty Ales. We also offer an option to study a four year degree, including a placement year in industry, which is perfect for you to hone your business skills in the real world.

Business courses

Accounting & Business Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N1N4 | With placement year N4N1   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

This programme offers a specialist award focusing on accounting. You will have the opportunity to study accounting within its social and economic context as it applies to the world of business and organisational life. We emphasise the importance of effective accounting within business, providing you with the necessary skills to embark on a career in which you apply your academic learning to the workplace.


Accounting & Finance BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N1N2 | With placement year N4N3   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Studying Accounting & Finance is a great opportunity to gain a degree that is clearly focused on your long-term career prospects in a wide variety of contexts. Whether you are thinking of setting up your own business, working in professional practice in a large corporation or the public sector you will need to possess the right set of skills. This course will give you a thorough understanding of accounting concepts which is ideal if you want to go on to be a professional accountant.


Business Degrees with Foundation Year

As the global business environment continues to become increasingly competitive and challenging, businesses need to be more innovative, take more risks and develop sustainable business models that serve their customers and have a positive impact on society’s well-being.    


Business and Economics BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N1L1 | With placement year N1L2   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Develop an understanding of the principles of business and economics across a range of situations and settings. Form the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions which impact on business and wider society, with a key focus on understanding how economies work.


Business Information Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: P1N3 | With placement year P1N4   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Acquire the management skills necessary to help you manage information within organisations and solve business problems, with a particular focus on a software approach to business information systems. This degree programme is aimed at students who wish to work in a management role within the technology-based sector.


Business Information Technology BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: NG25 | With placement year N1I3   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Whether you are thinking of setting up your own business, working in professional practice, a large corporation or the public sector you will need to possess the right set of skills. This course will provide you with all of the skills and ingredients to go onto thrive in the professional business sector.


Business Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N202 | With placement Year NN21   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

The Business Management programme provides you with a critical understanding of the management of organisations. The course develops your critical understanding of business management in a holistic way, providing a solid foundation for entry into a wide range of employment opportunities or further study. 


Business Management & Finance BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: NN23 | With placement year N2N4   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

The programme will give you the opportunity to build the core knowledge and skills associated with Business Management. You will study finance in depth and also come to understand the contribution it makes to the wider process of Business Management. You will explore the technicalities of finance as well as the role of financial management and accounting information in internal decision making. You will learn to provide measures of performance which are useful to external stakeholders, internal managers and the Board of Directors.


Business Management & French BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N2R1 | With placement year N2R3   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

The programme will equip you with advanced communication skills in French to meet the growing demand by international organisations for multilingual employees. It enables you to develop a critical understanding of the management of organisations from social, political and strategic perspectives.  


Business Management & HR Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: NN26 | With placement year NN27   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

This course will provide you with a foundation in Business Management in general, and Human Resource Management (HRM) in particular. The programme will introduce you to the concept of HRM through a range of specialist modules, which will enable you to develop an appreciation of the theoretical and practical issues relating to HRM from a strategic, functional and operational perspective.


Business Management & Japanese BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N2T2 | With placement year N1T2   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

The programme will equip you with advanced communication skills in Japanese to meet the growing demand by international organisations for multilingual employees. It enables you to develop a critical understanding of the management of organisations from social, political and strategic perspectives.  


Business Management & Spanish BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N2R4 | With placement year N1R4   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

The programme will equip you with advanced communication skills in Spanish to meet the growing demand by international organisations for multilingual employees. It enables you to develop a critical understanding of the management of organisations from social, political and strategic perspectives.  


Business Management and BSL BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: Q1N2 | With placement year N2Q1   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

There is an increasing demand for Business Management students to attain proficiency in languages, particularly with respect to internationalisation and globalisation. This degree offers a flexible and applied approach to languages and business offering you the opportunity to acquire in-depth competence in British Sign Language.


Business Studies BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N1W3 | With placement year N1W5   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Business Studies is a great opportunity to study a broad range of different business areas, whilst developing specialist knowledge. It is ideal if you are seeking a course which allows you flexibility in which aspects of business you study.


Economics & Finance BSc (Hons)

UCAS course code: L1N3 | With placement year N1W6   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Studying Economics & Finance is a great opportunity to combine a broad understanding of how they impact on the world around us. Learn to analyse economic and financial information, while also determining the impact of decisions on financial institutions, the economy and wider society.


Events and International Hospitality Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N823 | With placement year N824   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

The Events and Hospitality Industries are an increasingly attractive workplace for many individuals.  The Events and Hospitality Industries contribute a significant input into the UK’s and the world’s economies and employ people the world over whether in sport, music or culture.


Events Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N820 | With placement year N824   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Events is an increasingly popular industry to work in, offering a huge variety of prospects across a variety of sporting and cultural sectors. York and North Yorkshire is home to many of these world renowned activities including the Ebor Festival, Illuminating York, Tour de Yorkshire, the Great Yorkshire Show and Leeds Festival, plus many localised events.  York has recently been designated a UNESCO City of Media Arts.


International Business Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N120 | With placement year N1W7   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

The increasing globalisation of business means that managers with an international perspective are in demand. If the area of international business fascinates you, this degree could be the perfect stepping stone towards a career in broad range of fields. This programme is designed to reflect the contemporary importance of preparing you to work in a global context in national, international and multi-national companies. 


International Hospitality Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N863 | With placement year N865   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Hospitality is a thriving and innovative industry which plays a crucial role in the local, regional, national and global economies and provides employment and career opportunities worldwide.  This course combines both the academic and specialist aspects of hospitality management, allowing you to study and experience its many facets.


International Tourism and Hospitality Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N8N2 | With placement year N830   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Hospitality and Tourism is among the world's most popular industries, employing over 60 million people globally. A Tourism and Hospitality based degree will provide graduates with the skills needed to travel the world, work in a range of exciting sectors and meet a range of different people from all cultures and backgrounds.


Marketing and Events Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N8N5 | With placement year N8N7   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Events generate significant income for the UK and worldwide economy.  Critical to its success is marketing.  This programme aims to develop graduates able to be effective in the promotion and marketing of events.  You will come to understand the principles of participant engagement and customer satisfaction, while studying in a city with a national and international reputation for events. In addition, York has recently been designated a UNESCO City of Media Arts making it unique in the UK.


Marketing and International Hospitality Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N504 | With placement year N502   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

While Hospitality may be a thriving industry, like all business sectors, its success depends on effective marketing. This course combines an understanding of both marketing and hospitality management, allowing you to develop as an effective marketer in the Hospitality sector.


Marketing Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N500 | Wtih placement year N2N7   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

This degree will give you the opportunity to develop managerial skills and perspectives and gain valuable experience in both management and marketing situations. A key focus of the programme is that it combines academic underpinning with real world scenarios and provides you with access to problem solving situations in a range of marketing contexts. The applied dimension is achieved through the extensive use of case study material and project work that enables you to engage with marketing as a discipline and as a practical business process.


Sports Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N880 | With placement year N881   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Sport has become one of the world’s most lucrative and high profile business sectors.  This programme offers you the chance to develop an awareness of sport and the impact it plays on society while developing the management skills to work in a range of settings.  


Sports Marketing Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N882 | With placement year NN83   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

The Sports Marketing Management BA (Hons) programme is a great opportunity to gain a degree if you are interested in developing an understanding of how to market sports activities and events. Throughout the course there is regular opportunity to engage with a range of practising Marketers in the field of sports, visit organisations, and meet employers and entrepreneurs, as well as taking part in work related experiences and internships.


Tourism and Events Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N8N8 | With placement year N8N8   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

Tourism and Events are annually valued in excess of £600 million, and is a crucial sector in the economy of York, the UK and the globe.  Building on York’s reputation for heritage, tourism and events, this programme gives you opportunity to study in a vibrant city environment where both Tourism and Events are crucial to success.. York has recently been designated a UNESCO City of Media Arts.


Tourism Management BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N500 | With placement year N835   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

This distinctive programme combines specific sectoral issues such as industry structure, culture, policy and social responsibility with key management areas such as Finance, Human Resources, Marketing and Strategy. Central to the programme is a commitment to self-directed enquiry through project work and research and the exploration of opportunities to encounter and engage with tourism a real cultural issue and key business sector.


Tourism Management & Marketing BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: NN85 | With placement year NN86   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

This distinctive programme combines the study of tourism industry structure, culture, policy, social responsibility and management with a focus on Tourism and Marketing Strategy. The focus on Marketing is a reflection of the importance it has in a broadly based and multi-sectoral industry. A key focus of the award is that it provides a knowledge base and set of skills that are academically rooted and professionally relevant, combining theoretical awareness with practical concerns.


Tourism Management & Spanish BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: N8R4 | With placement year N8R5   Duration: 3 years full-time | 4 years with placement year

You will learn in an engaging and supportive environment, and will gain the analytical, qualitative, quantitative, and other transferable skills required by employers.  The skills developed open up a lot of opportunities within the fields of tourism, but are transferable to other areas you may wish to work in. You will study abroad in Spain as part of your course. 


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