Business Management with Marketing BSc (Hons) – 2024 entry
Start date: September 2024
|Award||UCAS code||Course duration|
|BSc (Hons)||UCAS: N294||3 years View KIS data set|
|BSc (Hons)||UCAS: N292||4 years with foundation year View KIS data set|
|BSc (Hons)||UCAS: N288||4 years with professional training View KIS data set|
|BSc (Hons)||UCAS: N293||5 years with foundation year and professional training View KIS data set|
Apply for your chosen course online through UCAS, with the following course and institution codes.
|Course||UCAS code||Institution code|
|BSc (Hons) with professional training||N288||S85|
|BSc (Hons) with foundation year||N292||S85|
|BSc (Hons) with foundation year and professional training||N293||S85|
Why choose this course
Marketing is embedded in our society at every level and key to any business. Surrey Business School will prepare you for this vast field.
Our programme will help you understand the world around you and to think analytically while approaching marketing problems in a creative, multidisciplinary way. By studying different areas such as brand management, digital marketing, consumer behaviour, and marketing insights and analytics, you will understand the importance of delivering value to the consumer while developing long stand relationships within the marketing process.
Additionally, the programme will help you develop your marketing skills by focusing on ethical awareness and highlighting the importance of equality, diversity, and inclusivity, in a local and global context. You will also be able to enrich your learning experience applying for a placement or to study abroad.
Our award-winning Professional Training placements will prepare you for the workplace.
We were shortlisted for University of the Year in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.
What you will study
Our BSc (Hons) Business Management with Marketing programme is specifically designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge that will support you for the marketing challenges of the future.
You will study a combination of marketing and management theory and practice that will help you prepare for various types of jobs, from managing international marketing campaigns to launching innovative marketing strategies.
You will explore psychological elements such as consumer behaviour, while learning how to develop online and offline marketing actions and how to manage a brand. You will also develop a valuable understanding of the methods to capture market insights and the marketing analytics to measure your performances.
You will gain this knowledge through applied projects and authentic assessments that emulate realistic jobs’ tasks. This will help you develop your critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
BSc (Hons) - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
BSc (Hons) - Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
Accredited by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for the purpose of gaining CIM qualifications through the Graduate Gateway.
Careers and graduate prospects
We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.
Our aim at Surrey Business School is to empower you to leave the University with a set of skills for a career in a range of occupations, including digital marketing, brand management, advertising, sales, and marketing analyst.
In our programme, you will benefit from an extensive career support to develop your workplace skills, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University. We will also provide you with business connections through guest lectures from industry experts and networking events.
We have an excellent track record of graduate employment. Graduates over the last few years have secured roles such as:
- Brand Specialist, Amazon
- Account Manager, Capgemini
- Marketing Assistant, CBRE Group
- Graduate Sales and Marketing, McLaren Automotive
- Marketing Executive, Microsoft
- Graduate Marketing Analyst, Thales UK
Our marketing graduates who enrol with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) as an Affiliate can study CIM qualifications without having to complete all the modules.
For most qualifications, you’ll only need to take two assessments instead of the usual three, meaning you’ll be able to add an individual award to supplement your degree. There is a fee to join CIM.
This course is taught by academic staff from the Surrey Business School.
Academic year structure
The academic year is divided into two semesters of 15 weeks each. Each semester consists of a period of teaching, revision/directed learning and assessment.
Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps.
The University operates a credit framework for all taught programmes based on a 15-credit tariff. Modules usually can be either 15, 30, 45 or 60, 75 and 120 credits, and additionally for some masters dissertations, 90 credits.
The structure of our programmes follow clear educational aims that are tailored to each programme. These are all outlined in the programme specifications which include further details such as the learning outcomes.
Please note: this course is subject to validation, therefore no modules have been confirmed at this moment in time. These modules will appear once the course has been validated.
New students will receive their personalised timetable in Welcome Week, and in subsequent semesters, two weeks prior to the start of semester.
Please note that while we make every effort to ensure that timetables are as student-friendly as possible, scheduled teaching can take place on any day of the week (Monday–Friday). Wednesday afternoons are normally reserved for sports and cultural activities. Part-time classes are normally scheduled on one or two days per week, details of which can be obtained from the course administrators. View our Code of practice for the scheduling of teaching and assessment (PDF).
Each 15-credit module is designed to involve 150 hours of student work. This time will be spent in lectures, computer labs and tutorials, and includes your own study time, both individual or in small groups.
You will also write essays, assignments and projects individually and in groups that draw on your understanding of a particular area.
Our staff members are innovative in delivering engaging learning sessions that bring together theory and practice for your intellectual and professional development.
There may be occasions when the delivery of your teaching is supported by graduate teaching assistants. The University has a set of procedures that govern the use of postgraduate research students in this way.
We assess modules individually and award credits for the successful completion of each one. Assessment takes place through a combination of examination and/or coursework, practical examinations and reports.
Check individual module information to see full details at a module level.
Contact hours can vary across our modules. Full details of the contact hours for each module are available from the University of Surrey's module catalogue. See the modules section for more information.
As a student at Surrey, you can also sign up to our free courses in the following areas:
Living in student accommodation is a great way to meet new people and spark friendships.
Do I meet the requirements for this course?
We require you to submit a full application so that we can formally assess whether you meet the criteria published. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide an outcome based on an enquiry (via email, webform enquiry, phone or live chat).
International entry requirements by country
Other international qualifications
If you are an international student and you don’t meet the entry requirements to this degree, we offer the International Foundation Year at the Surrey International Study Centre. Upon successful completion, you can progress to this degree course.
English language requirements
IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element.
View the other English language qualifications that we accept.
If you do not currently meet the level required for your programme, we offer intensive pre-sessional English language courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.
We normally make offers in terms of grades.
If you are a suitable candidate you will be invited to an offer holder event. During your visit to the University you can find out more about the course and meet staff and students.
If you don’t meet our entry requirements, you might still be able to apply for this course with a foundation year. A course with a foundation year includes an extra year of study to prepare you for a full degree course. Find out more about our degrees with foundation year.
Recognition of prior learning
We recognise that many students enter their higher education course with valuable knowledge and skills developed through a range of professional, vocational and community contexts.
If this applies to you, the recognition of prior learning (RPL) process may allow you to join a course without the formal entry requirements or enter your course at a point appropriate to your previous learning and experience.
There are restrictions on RPL a for some courses and fees may be payable for certain claims. Please see the code of practice for recognition of prior learning and prior credit: taught programmes (PDF) for further information.
Please contact Admissions on +44 (0)1483 682222 with any queries.
The annual tuition fees for courses starting in September 2024
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BSc (Hons) (with foundation year)
- To be confirmed
BSc (Hons) (with professional training year)
- To be confirmed
- To be confirmed
- Professional training
- To be confirmed
BSc (Hons) (with foundation and professional training year)
- To be confirmed
- Professional training
- To be confirmed
View a complete listing of all ongoing fees for our undergraduate courses.
- Fees for UK students: The University will apply annual regulated increases in the fee rates as set by Government each year, in order to maintain the same value in real terms.
- Fees for EU students: The UK is now no longer part of the EU, we are awaiting further instruction from the UK government and we will publish this as soon as it is provided. Find out more information about Studying in the UK and the Scholarships for EU students.
- Fees for international students: Annual fees will increase by 4% for each subsequent year of study, rounded up to the nearest £100, subject to any overriding applicable legislative requirements.
- Fees for international students with an integrated foundation year: The programme fee for Year 0 will match the lowest Year 1 overseas fee rate from across the substantive programmes for that year of entry. Students subsequently progressing into Year 1 will be liable for the same fee as overseas students joining at Year 1 for the same programme in that year. Annual fees after Year 1 will increase by 4% for each subsequent year of study, rounded up to the nearest £100, subject to any overriding applicable legislative requirements.
The University will assess your fee status. If you are unsure whether you are likely to be considered a home, EU or overseas student for fees purposes, the UKCISA website offers more information.
- Students in receipt of a Tuition Fee Loan: will have their fees paid by the Student Loans Company in line with their schedule.
- International students, or UK/EU students who have not taken out a Tuition Fee Loan: are required to pay their fees either in full at the beginning of the programme or in two instalments as follows:
- 50% payable 10 days after the invoice date (expected to be early October of each academic year)
- 50% in January of the same academic year.
The exact date(s) will be detailed on invoices. Students on certain part-time programmes, where fees are paid on a modular or stage basis, are not eligible to pay their fees by instalment.
If you are sponsored: you will provide us with valid sponsorship information that covers the period of your study.
Professional Training placement fees
If you are studying on a programme which contains a Professional Training placement year there will be a reduced fee for the academic year in which you undertake your placement. This is normally confirmed 12 to 18 months in advance, or once Government policy is determined.
See the information about 2023/24 academic year Professional Training placement fees.
Our award-winning Professional Training programme offers you the option to spend a career-enhancing year in industry, either in the UK or abroad. We have thousands of placement providers to choose from or you can source your own placement.
Most placements are paid, and we will support you every step of the way.
Find out more about Professional Training placements and discover how these have transformed our students’ lives and career choices.
Business management with marketing placements
At Surrey Business School, our close links with national and international businesses of all sizes and across all sectors mean our students have been placed in companies including:
- The Body Shop International plc
- Volkswagen Group UK
- The Walt Disney Company
- RCI Financial Services
- Eli Lilly and Co
Your Professional Training placement, if selected, would be taken within your chosen pathway.
Applying for placements
Students are generally not placed by the University, however we offer support and guidance throughout the process alongside access to a vacancy portal representing thousands of placement opportunities each year. We also provide support if you wish to source your own placement.
Find out more about the application process.
Please be aware there may be travel costs incurred when attending interviews and assessment centres at the placement provider’s premises.
Study and work abroad
Studying at Surry opens up a world of opportunity. We want you to take advantage of our international partnerships, explore the world and expand your skills for the graduate job market.
Perhaps you would like to volunteer in India or learn about Brazilian business and culture in São Paulo during your summer holidays? With more than 200 partnerships, from 50 different countries worldwide, there is something for everyone.
View our study and work abroad information to find out more and see where you can go.
We encourage you to add an international experience to your degree by studying overseas for one semester during your second year.
Our international partners include but are not limited to:
- University of Sydney, Australia
- University of Wollongong, Australia
- University of Hong Kong
- Singapore Management University
- University of Queensland
- University of Central Florida.
In your third year you might then want to think about spending your Professional Training placement abroad. Students have worked in many places, both in Europe and beyond.
Terms and conditions
When you accept an offer of a place at the University of Surrey, you are agreeing to comply with our policies and procedures, the student regulations , and our terms and conditions. These terms and conditions are provided in two stages: first when we make an offer and second when students who have accepted their offers register to study at the University. View our offer terms and conditions for the 2023/24 academic year and our registration terms and conditions (PDF) for the 2022/23 academic year as a guide as to what to expect.
Please note: our offer terms and conditions will generally be available in the September of the calendar year prior to the year in which you begin your studies. Our registration terms and conditions will vary to take into account specifics of your course and changes for the specific academic year.
This online prospectus has been prepared and published in advance of the academic year to which it applies. The University of Surrey has used its reasonable efforts to ensure that the information is accurate at the time of publishing, but changes (for example to course content or additional costs) may occur given the interval between publishing and commencement of the course. It is therefore very important to check this website for any updates before you apply for a course with us and before you accept an offer. Read our full disclaimer.
Course location and contact details
Campus locationStag Hill
Stag Hill is the University's main campus and where the majority of our courses are taught.
As part of this course you have the option to complete a Professional Training placement which would require attendance off campus, depending on where you secure your placement.
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