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BA (Hons)Business Studies and English Studies

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £15,100 per year
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Overview

This course in Business Studies will grow your managerial expertise and put foundations in place to ensure you continue developing through your professional life. You’ll also learn how organisations are structured, and gain insight into what makes them function best. Speakers from the industry visit regularly to complement the own research-led teaching – giving you real-world and rounded knowledge of business and the tools needed to succeed in it.

English Studies at the University of Stirling offers you the perfect chance to dedicate yourself to reading and enjoying a range of great novels, plays and poems from across the world. Your own creative writing can form part of this degree, too – it aids your understanding of literary style and technique and develops your imagination. It’s just one of the factors that make the BA a little different from other English courses. You’ll study literary works from the medieval period to the present day, as well as learn about linguistics, creative writing and the history of the English language. Along the way, you’ll benefit from top-rated teaching, visits from outside experts and the annual staging of the Booker Prize Initiative on campus – giving you the opportunity to meet world-renowned contemporary authors and discuss their work.

Programme structure

You can complete your Business Studies course as a four-year single honours degree, or combine it with one of 17 different degree subjects. Your first year will give you a broad grounding in business and management. You’ll cover areas such as the internal and external business environment and the nature of business and markets, the nature and functions of Operations, Marketing, HRM, Finance and ICT and the importance of competitiveness.

Your second year of study focuses on fundamentals including the nature of organisations, the variety of their management objectives, and the organisation of business.

Years three and four covers international business, entrepreneurship, responsible business and ethics, strategic management and business research methods.

Finally, under academic supervision, you will complete an individual research project of your choice or you may be selected to take part in a consultancy-style project working with a client organisation, often from North America, to help solve a real business problem. This is done through the relationship with Riipen.

Career opportunities

Graduates who left Stirling up to ten years ago have forged careers in the following positions:

- National Marketing Manager, BT
- Partner Relationship Manager, Hewlett-Packard
- International Recruitment Consultant, Solutions Driven
- HR Business Partner, Forth Valley College
- Newspaper, magazine, or online journalist
- Copywriter
- Writer
- Editorial Assistant
- Secondary school teacher / English as a foreign language teacher
- Publishing copy-editor/proof-reader
- Academic

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States