The quality of management often determines success or failure of an enterprise. Leadership is both an art and a science. This course focuses on essential features of good management in all its dimensions, financial, organizational and psychological. The aim of this degree is to provide a range of courses which look critically at management issues. This will allow students to pursue a range of careers in commerce, industry and education.

The first two years of the business studies degree focus on some of major principles underlying management, economics, sociology and quantitative methodology. The first year subject establish the fundamental conceptual and analytical framework and emphasizes the rational basis of management and decision making. The second year subjects pays further attention to managerial application. The final year students take core courses in organization theory and management science methods, which cover the growth and characteristics of large organizations and the structure of decisions, linear programming models, network analysis etc.

Course List

EC1002 Introduction to economics
MT105A Mathematics 1 and ST104A Statistics 1
AC1025 Principles of accounting
MN1178 Business and management in a global context

MN2177 Core management concepts (MN1107 or MN1178)

Four courses from the following:
FN2190 Asset pricing and financial markets (EC1002 + MT105A)
FN2191 Principles of corporate finance (EC1002 + MT105A)
MN2032 Management science methods (ST104A + MT105A)
MN3075 Human resource management (MN1178)
MN3127 Organisation theory: an interdisciplinary approach (MN1178)
MN3141 Principles of marketing (MN1178)
MN3194 Entrepreneurship (MN1178)

One 200 or 300 course from Selection group M

One 300 course from Selection group M

One 100, 200 or 300 course (or two half courses) from any selection group

* EC1002 Introduction to Economics must be taken with or after ST104A Statistics 1 and MT105A Mathematics 1, not before.

1. Please refer to the most current version of the EMFSS regulations. These can be found on the University of London website.

2. Parenthesis indicates the prerequisites of the course.

3. The college will provide tuition for a selected number of optional courses. This selection will be based on students’ choices, number of students, and suitability of the course and availability of teachers.