03/06/2020

Categories: Business Management, Retail, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Undergradute

What a career in Business Management looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover where your degree will take you is to investigate the job roles in the sector.

Studying for a Business Management degree allows you to develop a broad business understanding and provides you with subject-specific knowledge; customers, finance, operations, communication, markets, information technology and strategy.

In this blog, we’ll be focusing on one specific Business Management career. By the end, you’ll hopefully be able to picture your future career and take inspiration from one of the UK’s most affluent business leaders.

Potential careers

A degree in Business Management prepares you for a career in virtually any industry. The combination of decision-making, problem-solving and strong communication skills will ensure you leave University ‘job ready’ for whatever career you decide on. 

As with any degree, there are a variety of careers to embark upon after graduation. One option which is available to graduates is to become a data analyst. You would be working as part of a team, that delivers innovative solutions around data, that will support your employer’s business goals.   

Learn various data solutions from data integration, architecture, modelling, infrastructure and management. Generally, you would be supporting the data solutions team across varied projects, analysing the business performance, and creating value.

Did you know that 80% of the roles held by UK graduates are related to business, HR and sales?

 

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People in the spotlight

There are many incredible names in the world of business, but there are only a few who have built their fortunes from the ground up. One of them is Mike Ashley, famed for owning the huge retail brand, Sports Direct. The self-made entrepreneur started his venture with just £10,000 opening his first shop in Maidenhead, today Mike Ashley’s net worth is reported to be over £2 billion. 

The first step to starting a career in Business Management is by getting a bachelor’s degree. Click here for more information about the courses on offer at the University of Bolton.

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BSc (Hons) Business Management
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Enterprise)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Law)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (People Management)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Retail)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Supply Chain)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Cyber Consumer Intelligence
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (People Management) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Retail) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Supply Chain) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MBA Master of Business Administration (top-up)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Retail Business Management
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Enterprise) (top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
1.5 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MBA Executive MBA Retail Management
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MBA Master of Business Administration (Executive)
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management (People Management)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Retail)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Supply Chain)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
80
UCAS Points

The Growth Company

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management (People Management) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Retail) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Supply Chain) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Retail Business Management (Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship)
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MBA Retail Management
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

FdSc International Hospitality Management
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

Bolton College

MBA (Executive)
Part-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

Malawi Institute of Management (Lilongwe)

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Part-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

Malawi Institute of Management (Lilongwe)

MSc Project Management
Part-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

Malawi Institute of Management (Lilongwe)

MBA top-up (Executive)
Part-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

Malawi Institute of Management (Lilongwe)

BSc (Hons) Retail Business Management
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Enterprise) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Law) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MBA (Global Heathcare Management)
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MBA (Global Healthcare Management) top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Enterprise)
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance)
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Law)
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing)
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (People Management)
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Retail)
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Supply Chain)
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MBA Executive (Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship Route)
Part-time
Mode of study
30 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MBA Executive Retail Management (Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship Route)
Part-time
Mode of study
30 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Retail Business Management with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Enterprise) (top-up)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance) top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Law) top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing) top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (People Management) top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Retail) top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Supply Chain) top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (top-up)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Retail Business Management (HE6 top-up)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc International Management
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc International Management: 18 months
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management: January Start
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MBA Master of Business Administration
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MBA Masters in Business Administration:18 months
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance) top-up
Part-time
Mode of study
1.5 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Law) top-up
Part-time
Mode of study
1.5 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing) top-up
Part-time
Mode of study
1.5 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (People Management) top-up
Part-time
Mode of study
1.5 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Retail) top-up
Part-time
Mode of study
1.5 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Supply Chain) top-up
Part-time
Mode of study
1.5 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Retail Business Management (HE6 top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship)
Part-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
40
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Business Management: Health and Social Care (top-up) (Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

FdSc International Hospitality Management
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

Bolton College

MSc International Management
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship CMDA Pathway)
Part-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration
80
UCAS Points

The Growth Company

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