Why study business and management?
Studying business and management at university has a number of benefits:
International Study Centre
The International Foundation Year will prepare you for an undergraduate degree. It is for students who require additional English language and academic support. The International Foundation Year in Business, Media and Social Sciences is your route to a range of undergraduate degrees in accounting and finance.
Studying the International Year One in Business and Management is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. You will progress straight to the second year of a business related degree at Sussex – offering a fast and direct route for those who did not meet the entry requirements to begin their degree.
There are a variety of degrees you can study at the University of Sussex once you have completed the relevant pathway at the International Study Centre.
If you choose to study a business-related degree at Sussex, you will be part of the innovative University of Sussex Business School. You will benefit from top of the range facilities including:
The University of Sussex Business School is ranked 77th in the world, out of over 700 business schools, and 10th in the UK for Business and Economics (Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021). By studying Business and Management at Sussex, you will be in a fantastic position for future career success. The Business School is also ranked among the top five in the UK for international outlook (Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021), meaning you will join a multicultural community taught by academics experienced in delivering lectures to a diverse audience.
Studying Business and Management at Sussex will allow you to develop key career skills and confidence with the opportunity for a professional placement that will see you working in industry for a year.
Sussex is ranked 8th in the UK for Graduate Prospects On Track in Business and Management (The Complete University Guide 2022), so you can expect to benefit from extensive career support that takes a flexible approach to help boost your employability prospects.
Outside the classroom you will be able to join the University’s StartUp Sussex programme. You can receive guidance on developing business ideas, access to workshops and even the chance to receive funding for your own startup. You can also join the University’s Business Society, where you can meet and network with fellow business students.
The University of Sussex Business School is a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS), and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
Hai Anh (Alice) travelled from Vietnam to study Business and Management Studies at the University of Sussex. She talks about her experience during her placement year and putting her knowledge into practice.
A degree in Business and Management Studies will give you access to a variety of job opportunities. Thanks to the transferrable skills you can learn and develop, you will be a desirable asset to any organisation.
After graduation, there are a wide range of strong career prospects, with roles including:
“The School of Business, Management and Economics building is pretty awesome with advanced technology devices and first-class expertise, and the campus is really beautiful.”
Kelu Hu from China studied International Year One Business and Management