Business and Management
Why choose Buckingham
Study Business and Management at Buckingham, the home of the two-year degree, ranked in the top 10 for Graduate Prospects (The Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2022). Students are at the heart of everything we do: our award-winning small class tutorials ensure every student is known by name and supported throughout their studies. You will love our personalised teaching model, dedicated student support team, and beautiful, safe campus.
Business and Management degrees
If you want to be the next Bill Gates, Sophia Amoruso, or Vera Wang, you’ll need to start thinking differently.
Our Business School will help you build the entrepreneurial, interpersonal, business and management skills you need to succeed. Our two-year degrees are innovative, stimulating and developed to help you naturally adopt an entrepreneurial mind-set and a global, ‘real world’ perspective through integrated case-based and practical learning.
Our BSc Business Enterprise degree combines academic theory with real world experience. You will be given a unique opportunity to put theory into practice during your degree by starting, developing and running a business whilst studying. You’ll even get the chance to pitch for seed-corn capital of up to £5,000 to help get your idea off the ground.
Our master’s programmes and professional business and management short courses are a great way for you to progress and enhance your skills and areas of specialty. Our current offerings include (but are not limited to) areas such as an Accounting and Finance MSc, Lean Leadership and Master of Business Administration
Featured Business and Management courses
“Unlike other universities, the University of Buckingham Business School not only taught us necessary theories but also developed our soft skills. These skills have not only helped me develop as a person, but have also boosted my employability.”
Nicola, Business and Management with Spanish
Experience Business and Management
Meet our lecturers
Nigel Adams, Head of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship; Professor of Professional Practice
Nigel teaches and mentors enterprise and entrepreneurship students and has connections in the world of start-up and growth businesses. He is an active member of Enterprise Educators and is a Life Member and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Graham Jones, Digital Business Lecturer
Graham is a psychologist who specialises in understanding how people use the internet, particularly in the world of e-commerce. His career has spanned from being a radio presenter, an author, running his own consultancy business and being a CEO of a national organisation.
Debarpita Bardhan-Correia, Dean of the Business School
Deba is Dean of the Business School and has strong interests in enhancing the teaching and learning experience for students at all levels. Her areas of expertise are Service Management and Cross-cultural Management and she supervises Master’s and PhD dissertations.
Rose Heathcote, Senior Lecturer in Operational Excellence and Head of Lean, School of Business
Rose is personally dedicated to organisational transformation and developing the capacity for solving problems. She has coached 120+ micro through to multinational enterprises across most sectors in Africa, United Kingdom, India and the Middle East. She continues to seek fresh ways of applying tried and tested principles.
Your future career
Graduating with a degree in business will give you a solid foundation of skills that can be applied across not only the business sector but across many other industries. You will develop your marketing, research, entrepreneurial and decision-making skills that will be valuable in the working environment.
Our Business alumni have gone on to great things, from being nominated as Vice-President of Ghana, to featuring on the cover of Forbes magazine at 25, becoming fashion, finance and media entrepreneurs, and driving change as Vice President of international consulting or capital firms. As a graduate from Buckingham, you will be joining an esteemed group.
Business graduates are amongst the most in demand across a variety sectors, from Software to Public Relations.
Many of our courses introduce you to real-world projects as an integral part of the programme. This includes team-based assignments with local and regional companies, allowing you to apply your learning in real-life situations. We also offer short commercial internships and placements either during or after your degree. In the past students have been involved in Ikea, MK Dons, Civil Service Fast Stream, SBD Automotive, MK Lightning, Aira Digital and Ernst & Young, OCS group, Alvine Capital to name a few.