Liverpool John Moores University BSc Hons Business Management

The LJMU BSc Hons Business Management is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to enter into the general business environment on completion of the programme of study. This programme is delivered on a full-time basis over a period of 3 years.

Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10806
Campus: Bangor
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Higher Education
Department: Business & Management

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Course Structure

Modules of the programme are listed below;

Level 4

  • Operations & Technology Management 
  • Academic Skills & Digital Literacy 
  • Marketing 
  • Economics 
  • Accounting & Finance 
  • Global Business Management 

Level 5

  • Digital Business Management 
  • Managing People & Organisations 
  • Managing Processes 
  • Managing Finance 
  • Managing Data & Information 
  • Employability Skills 

Level 6

  • Project Management 
  • Sustainable Management & ESG 
  • Leadership & Change Management 
  • Strategic Management 
  • Dissertation 

In the final year of the degree students will be required to complete a dissertation or an extended project report on a Business area of their choice. 

Please note, course fees are payable in each year of the Programme. 

Contact Hours per week

15 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

Mandatory Additional Study

Maximum of 3 hours per week average over the academic year.

Personal Study

20 hours studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online resources

GCSE and University General Entrance requirement statement

  • Three GCSE to include GCSE English Language Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy

GCSE Maths

  • GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy


A minimum of 96 UCAS points including:

  • Two A Levels at A2 OR
  • Level 3 National Diploma

NB Please note applicants are not required to apply through UCAS 

Access Diploma

  • Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 60%-65%+ with one science module at 60%+

International Requirements

  • Co Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • IELTS 6.0; (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)
  • PTE 51
  • Or equivalent (Examples of equivalent qualifications would be a GCSE in English, Level 3 Programmes, Essential Skills in Literacy – Level 2, ESOL Level 2 or another qualifications gained at an Institution within the UK).


  • Successful completion of the admissions process


  • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section

Applicants must satisfy the University's general entry requirements and specific requirements. 

Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies. This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study. Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

On successful completion of this programme you will enhance your professional development and as a Business Studies graduate you will be able to offer a current or potential employer a range of business skills that will be beneficial to their organisation.

Possible further study may include postgraduate qualifications such as Masters Degrees, and professional qualifications from bodies such as Chartered Institute of Marketing, Institute of Personnel Development, Accounting Technicians Ireland, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, Association of Project Management.

You will learn transferrable skills such as communication, organisational skills, problem solving, leadership and critical thinking which will help you to apply to relevant jobs within the business environment. The programme is designed to facilitate your development of a range of graduate qualities that are highly valued in the workplace. These include:

  • Having an ability to operate with a body of knowledge
  • Being an effective problem solver
  • Working autonomously and collaboratively
  • Demonstrating commitment to ethical action and social responsibility
  • Communicating effectively

Students may also have the opportunity to participate in an International Study Tour, which will be self-funded by the student or fully funded through the Turing scheme.  The cost of this study tour will vary from year to year depending upon location however, it is approximately in the region of £300-£400.  Students may also be required to participate in industrial visits; the costs of these visits throughout the year are estimated at a cost to the student of approx. £100 in total. 

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Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

Subject to validation approval

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures

  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted

  • Pass all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. *The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.   

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