Enhance your career
We equip you with skills for the modern workplace. Whether you’re seeking graduate employment or starting your own business, we offer
bespoke careers advice and a range of employability options to enhance your CV.
In the aftermath of the recession, organisations need leaders who act
responsibly, can make tough decisions in turbulent markets and innovate
Undergraduate business management at Essex
Our courses provide a solid understanding of the fundamentals of
management and modern business issues, with a strong emphasis on
ethics. We inspire you to be analytical and innovative, so you can
solve business challenges in times of change.
Case studies apply theory to practice and your
education is informed by the latest research into management and
entrepreneurship issues affecting our global economy right now. You
learn from internationally respected
academics and practitioners in a UK top 20 business school
(Chartered Association of Business Schools).
A placement (except
language courses) or
study abroad year is available with all of our courses. You cover a
broad range of business topics and our modular structure lets you tailor
your course to your career aspirations.
You can explore entrepreneurialism in more depth at our Southend Campus, in
the heart of the Thames Gateway. Or you can examine management theory in greater
detail at our Colchester Campus, located on the University's
Knowledge Gateway, with its networking and employability opportunities.
BBA Business Administration and BSc International Business and
Entrepreneurship also offer you the option to follow a pathway in Applied
Quantitative Methods, as part of the University of Essex's
Q-Step Affiliate status.
Hear from our students
What’s it like to study business management at Essex Business School? In
this video, four of our recent graduates explain why they enjoyed our range
of optional modules, working with students from different nationalities and
knowing that help and support was always available.
All our students can learn languages in a number of ways, including as part of your degree, in evening
classes or online at no extra cost, or via Essex Modern Language Certificates.
What our students say
Being an Essex student is about challenging convention, questioning assumptions and making your own mind up. Don’t just take our word for it;
hear from our undergraduate students about why they love studying at Essex Business School and why you will too.
UG Open Days
Book a place at our undergraduate Open Day. Our department and admissions staff
can answer any questions you have, and you can speak to current students about life at Essex while taking a campus tour.
Ask us a question
Would you like to find out more about our business courses or School? We know how important your choice of university is so
ask us a question and our friendly team
is on hand to offer support and information.