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University of Surrey

Business and Retail Management

UCAS Code: N240
BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

Not Available

% applicants receiving offers

86%

Subjects
  • Management studies
Student score
82% MED
% employed or in further study
99% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£23.6k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

AAB - ABB

Scottish Highers
Not Available

AAABB - AABBB

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

86%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,250

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Along with the core business and management topics around which the programme is based, you will study specialist modules that develop your understanding of the working realities of retail management and operations. You will learn to apply and evaluate appropriate techniques and frameworks that lie at the heart of successful retailing, while a range of optional modules gives you the opportunity to specialise in areas of particular interest to you and your career. The programme includes study tours to retail stores and warehouses, guest lectures by senior retail managers and regular visits from senior-level alumni now working in the retail industry. This keeps our programme up-to-date and ensures that your education is as relevant and applicable to real-world business situations as possible.

Modules

Level 1: Core modules include retail operations; accounting; business research methods; organisational behaviour; elective subjects are limited to languages which can be studied for extra credits. Level 2: Core modules include business finance; marketing and supply chain management; elective modules in areas such as: hospitality; tourism; human resources; optional professional training year at the end of level 2. Level 3: Final year project; core modules in business strategy and international retailing; elective modules include: employment law; advanced languages; e-tourism.

University of Surrey

University entrance

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How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
22%
78%

Year 1

21%
79%

Year 2

20%
80%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
51%
49%

Year 1

65%
35%

Year 2

46%
54%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 87%
Student score 82% MED
Able to access IT resources

90%

Staff made the subject interesting

77%

Library resources are satisfactory

94%

Feedback on work has been helpful

63%

Feedback on work has been prompt

69%

Staff are good at explaining things

91%

Received sufficient advice and support

82%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
49% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
50% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
10% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
441 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
88% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
15% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 99% HIGH
Average graduate salary £23.6k HIGH
Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals

7%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

30%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

10%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Management degrees are a popular choice, with more than 6,000 graduates in 2012. It's not a surprise to hear that a lot of graduates from the subject went into management, and remember that, for this degree, a lot of the jobs are in London. But management graduates tried their hands at all sorts of different jobs last year – not just those within the finance industry, but also community work, IT, marketing and PR and even surveying. This is a flexible degree that can fit graduates for all sorts of work.
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