This popular and practical course will prepare you for a variety of business roles. You’ll gain a good grounding in business and develop transferable skills. Course aims This highly-ranked and flexible business degree is different from many others. You will complete two six-month placements with separate companies rather than 12 months with one. Experience of two roles will help you decide on your future career direction. Placements are real jobs and usually paid. The average salary in 2015 was £21,000 and the highest was £47,000. Our dedicated Placements Team will liaise with employers, arrange interviews and help you apply. Placement opportunities may not be guaranteed. Find out more about placements. You’ll also interact with businesses through practical research including the Final Year Project. You will enjoy teaching informed by the latest research and our industry links. Year 1 covers the core subjects relevant for business. These principles will provide context for the rest of your course. From Year 2 onwards you can customise your degree with optional units. These let you explore other areas of interest from a wide range of topics. In your final year you can apply for our international academic exchange programme. Gain international exposure by spending a semester studying abroad at one of our partner business schools.