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BA in Business Studies with Entrepreneurship (Full Time)

University of West London

Bachelor Degree , Business Studies

Course Description

If you want to launch your own start-up or help a new venture to grow, this business entrepreneurship course will give you the skills and knowledge to do it.

Leading employers in the UK have placed a greater emphasis on enterprising and entrepreneurial skills in its employees, so we have created this course to fulfil real business needs.

The course is designed to give you specialist insight into the world of entrepreneurship. You will gain practical knowledge of the contemporary business landscape and develop the skills you will need to operate within it.

We maintain links with major professional institutes, such as the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), to ensure the course remains current and to establish potential opportunities for students.

The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

If you want to launch your own start-up or help a new venture to grow, this business entrepreneurship course will give you the skills and knowledge to do it. Leading employers in the UK have placed a greater emphasis on enterprising and entrepreneurial skills in its employees, so we have created this course to fulfil real business needs. The course is designed to give you...

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Course Content

Developed in partnership with local business organisations in both the public and private sectors, this entrepreneurship course will help you meet the challenges of building your own business.

We will give you the information, tools, techniques and experience you need to devise creative solutions to the full range of business problems. The knowledge you will gain during this course can help you to start a rewarding career.

You will learn from staff who have worked in a wide range of sectors, all of whom have business or industry experience. This diversity of expertise will help you develop your breadth of knowledge

We use a range of teaching methods so that you can get the most from your learning experience. During lectures you will be introduced to new concepts, models and theories, while practical sessions will help you understand how theory works in reality. You will learn through a mix of:

  • task-based learning to develop problem-solving skills
  • group work to encourage communication and experience sharing
  • discussion and reflection to encourage inquiry, application and analysis, and experimentation
  • group and individual tutorials by appointment, to support your learning in seminar
  • online platforms 

Our longstanding significant experience in Business Studies has also helped us to build links with professional bodies including the:

  • Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • Institute of Direct Marketing
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel
  • Chartered Management Institute

These links can open up opportunities for further learning and skills development for ambitious business people. Whether you aspire to work within a successful business or to start your own, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

Foundation year

There are many reasons for joining a foundation year course; you may not have the exact subjects or grades at A level to meet the entry requirements, you may have been living abroad or want to change direction with your career. Whatever your starting point, the foundation year offers a firm grounding in the skills and knowledge that you will need to get the most from your studies and thrive at University. Successful completion of the foundation year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

Developed in partnership with local business organisations in both the public and private sectors, this entrepreneurship course will help you meet the challenges of building your own business. We will give you the information, tools, techniques and experience you need to devise creative solutions to the full range of business problems. The knowledge you will gain during this course...

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Entry Requirements

72UCAS points requiredfrom level 3 qualifications

These can include:

  • A Levels at grades B and C (if you have two A levels) or grades D, D and D (if you have three), or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma with Merit, Merit, Pass
  • Access to HE Diploma

You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2 equivalents.

Mature applicants (aged 21+): If you do not hold the qualifications listed but have relevant work experience, you are welcome to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.

We take pride in our inclusiveness and the diversity of our student population. We have a vibrant mature student community and look forward to welcoming you.

72UCAS points requiredfrom level 3 qualifications These can include: A Levels at grades B and C (if you have two A levels) or grades D, D and D (if you have three), or above BTEC Extended Diploma with Merit, Merit, Pass Access to HE Diploma You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2...

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