You don’t need any prior knowledge of business studies before choosing this subject. You will gain a broad introduction to the subject in your first year. If you choose to continue business as a joint subject or increase to major in business you will have access to a range of optional modules allowing you to tailor your studies to your own personal interests. Your studies in business will prepare you for work in a range of organisations and you will have the opportunity to further prepare for the workplace by taking a one year paid work placement in between your second and final year. Explore Mandarin Chinese or Japanese from beginner level and develop skills in an additional language along with a cultural understanding of the Mandarin Chinese or Japanese speaking world that will be highly valued by employers in a global job market. Studying another language also opens opportunities to assess your own cultural background.