Bath Spa University: Business and Management (Accounting) (MA/Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip)

InstitutionBath Spa University View institution profile
Department College of Liberal Arts
Telephone 01225 875875
Study type Taught


The course is designed to help students to develop knowledge and understanding of business and management and be able to implement this effectively across a wide range of complex business-based scenarios; learners engage in the advanced study of a diverse range of organisations and the rapidly changing environments in which they operate both nationally and internationally; students enhance both academic research skills and the practical management skills that learners need in order to manage human resources, complex organisational systems and the challenging issues affecting business in a rigorous, pragmatic and effective manner.

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Qualification MA
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Applications from a variety of backgrounds are welcomed. Normally a good Honours degree in any academic discipline or a relevant professional qualification. Applicants who do not meet the academic entry standard, but who have relevant work experience, are considered on their individual merits. Previous experience and learning can be taken into consideration.


A variety of assessment methods are utilised, including: individual report; individual presentation; group project work; group presentation; examination. Assignments are designed to integrate theoretical concepts with practical application.


Core modules include: management in practice; international business and management; financial and management accounting; financial management for international business; dissertation/consultancy project. Elective modules: marketing management; marketing communications; entrepreneurship; managing people; strategy and governance.

Location Newton Park Campus
Newton St Loe

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