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BSc Business Management with Marketing

Course Level:

Undergraduate, Single Honours





How long it takes:

Undergraduate (4 Year)

Study Mode:

Distance learning/ Campus

Course cost

Price: US$20,220

Entry requirements

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Newcastle Law School

First Year


Core modules

  • Managing Financial Resources 
  • Introduction to Marketing and Communications (IMAC) 
  • Management Education and Learning A and B
  • Organisations, Management and Entrepreneurship 
  • Digital Business
  • Widening Business Horizons 

Take one of the folllowing modules, depending on prior qualifications:

  • Economics for Business A
  • Economics for Business B

Second Year


Core modules

  • Research Methods 
  • Responsible Business: Theory and Practice
  • Marketing Communications
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Marketing and New Technology 

Optional module

You will also choose an optional module from a list provided by the department. 


Third Year

  • Year in Industry (120 credits)

Final Year


Core modules

  • Marketing Strategy: From Analysis to Implementation
  • Contemporary Issues in Marketing
  • Branding in the Digital Age
  • Either a 40 credit Dissertation or 20 credit Extended Essay


Optional modules

  • Students who have chosen a 20 credit Extended Essay must choose a further 40 credits of optional modules. Students who have chosen a 40 credit dissertation must choose a further 20 credits of optional modules.

Entry requirements


Applicants should normally have one of the following:

  • A non-law bachelor’s degree (from a UK university or recognised by the BSB if you wish to study the BPTC), or
  • A ‘stale’ law degree, where five or more years have elapsed since graduation, or
  • An academic or professional qualification at degree equivalent level

If English is not your first language, you will also need to demonstrate your English Language proficiency. For example, you should have IELTS 7.5 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in all components.

If you intend to become a Solicitor

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has reduced its requirements for pre-authorisation this year. For details of the current arrangements, see the SRA website. You should pay special attention to the Character and Suitability section. If you think you may have a character or suitability issue, you may wish to clarify with the SRA before proceeding with the GDL.

See further details of our English Language requirement

USA,UK & EU students, 2019/20 (per year)


International students starting 2019/20 (per year)




You’ll show your progress through a combination of written essays, problem-solving assignments and presentations.

All students take our core modules, but please note that the availability of optional modules is subject to demand.

We feel proud and privileged that our students have chosen to put their fledgling careers in the hands of Newcastle Business School. So we want to make sure you achieve your full potential throughout your studies and gain the best career opportunities to fulfil your ambitions. We pride ourselves on our graduates high levels of employability and will help you to plan, manage and achieve your career goals, giving you the competitive edge when it’s time to start job hunting.

On this programme you will benefit from Newcastle Business School’s strong links with practitioners from large and small marketing firms such as Unilever, Beiersdorf, Big Cat, UBAglu and Cogent Elliott.

Many employers visit the Business School to run seminars for our students. In fact, companies such as Procter & Gamble, BP, Deloitte and L’Oreal see these sessions as an opportunity to look for suitable candidates for their summer internship programmes and graduate training schemes.


Careers Network

The University offers advice through our award-winning Careers Network. They have specialists who can advise you on what the possibilities are on graduating. Joining one of the Department’s student societies is also a good way of finding out about future careers. Local firms often sponsor events for our students (such as business games, seminars on interview techniques and how to write a CV, and, of course, more social events) so that they can get to know you and vice versa. This is a further indication of the attractiveness of our students to prospective employers.