The BSc Hons Business Studies programmes meet the needs of those wishing to pursue a career in business and allows those with an interest in accounting, human resource management or marketing to choose these subjects as specialist areas. The programme allows students to follow a general Business Studies path or take a specialism from one of the three pathways namely, Accounting, Human Resource Management or Marketing. This enables students to develop the skills and expertise necessary for an aspiring professional career in accounting, human resource management or marketing. In addition, it provides the basis for graduates wishing to take a postgraduate programme up to doctoral level. The programme provides key business knowledge and skills essential for a graduate seeking a managerial career in general business or a specialist interest in accounting, human resource management or marketing. The development of relevant employability skills is at the core of the BSc Hons Business Studies degree and a variety of opportunities exist within the programme and its modules, to develop such skills. These skills include, for example, Creative Thinking, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Business start-up, Problem Solving and Interpersonal skills as well as general management skills.