BSc Business Administration

University of London

Bachelor's degree

Offered by University of London

Taught in English

Engage in group discussions with professors and peers

36 - 72 months

12 courses total, 10 - 12 hours per week

100% online

Hands-on learning from anywhere, no travel required

£12,720 - £17,907*

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Grow your career by earning your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from a top 30 UK university.

The BSc Business Administration degree provides a platform to develop the essential knowledge and skills required to succeed in today’s business environment. In practice, this means that as well as providing the core business administration learning elements, the programme focuses on key skill sets including the ability to analyse and evaluate current issues facing organisations in a global setting.

Successful managers are adept at dealing with complexity within a changing context. To be ready for these challenges, you will require an intellectual understanding that will help you analyse and make a decisive contribution to solving these issues. The BSc Business Administration degree helps you gain these perspectives. You will be encouraged to think critically and creatively.

The degree takes a creative approach to the curriculum through the lens of some interesting case studies and will prompt you to consider questions such as:

  • Why did false positive Covid-19 tests cause a stir?
  • Are coffee pods good for the environment?
  • Can music boost your own productivity at work?
  • Do the Beatles represent a sublime formative moment in consumer culture?

In this programme, you will develop the ability to analyse real-life business problems and devise effective solutions.

What makes this degree unique?

  • A dynamic global learning community: Modules are designed to ensure students appreciate the diverse, interdisciplinary nature of business administration. Students will connect with peers around the globe and engage in learning activities with each other to bring their own unique perspectives to the programme.

  • Learn from internationally renowned experts: You’ll be taught by leading academics at Royal Holloway’s School of Business and Management, University of London, a UK top 30 university (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023). The school’s academics have extensive industry experience from around the world, reflecting the global nature of modern business, which feeds directly into their teaching.

  • Enhance your professional profile with a valuable career credential: As a graduate of this programme, you’ll be prepared for a career in fields such as human resources, accounting, marketing, production, operations, information technology, and more, and you’ll have the skills to succeed in organizations ranging from large corporations to small businesses and nonprofits. Graduates from Royal Holloway’s School of Business and Management have gone on to work at leading global companies like Versace, Barclays, Nissan, Deloitte, Xerox, and Goldman Sachs.

Applications are now open for the Spring 2023!

The deadline has been extended! Apply by March 27, 2023 to secure your place.

If you have a question please contact the University of London via the Student Enquiry System.

View the Prospectus; Programme Specification and Schedule of Programme Fees.

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This innovative course will introduce you to core managerial and organisational concepts and is designed to be highly interactive and creative allowing for lots of opportunities to share your ideas and engage in discussions.

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About the Programme


Application periods are open twice each year, corresponding to the two study sessions. You can apply via direct entry, or performance based-admission if you do not meet the academic requirements for direct entry.

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The programme prepares you for dealing with complex business challenges by giving you a systematic understanding and appreciation of business administration, as well as the key skill sets required to succeed in today's hyper-competitive environments.

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Learn in-demand skills and benefit from a curriculum that emphasises practical skills acquisition.

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Student Experience

The degree aims to provide an engaging and varied student learning experience through the use of pre-recorded video lectures, podcasts, group chats, discussion forums, live sessions with academics, online quizzes and much more.

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About University of London

The University of London is one of the world’s leading universities, internationally recognised for its high academic standards. This reputation is built upon the outstanding teaching and research of our 17 member institutions.

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The University of London offers a number of online taster courses and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), designed to introduce you to themes included in degree programmes.

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