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Business and Management

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Our business and management courses offer professional skills training to prepare you for the world of business

Undergraduate courses Undergraduate courses

Business

HND

Gain a thorough grounding in essential business management functions to boost your performance in the workplace or take that next step in your professional development

Business and Human Resource Management

BA (Hons)

We are an Accredited Centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) - this professionally recognised course provides effective training for the management of people in a variety of business contexts

Business and Management

BA (Hons)

An internationally recognised course encompassing the study of multiple business functions, with an optional placement opportunity to put professional skills into practice

Business Enterprise Development

BA (Hons)

A practical course of how to take business ideas from inception through to completion with innovative and entrepreneurial foresight

Business Information Technology

BSc (Hons)

Combine the study of business with the theory and practice of exploiting information and communication technologies to meet the IT needs of organisations

Business with Business Communication

BA (Hons) Accredited

A course for international students combining an education of business, management and communication

Digital Marketing

BA (Hons)

A creative and technical course that concentrates on digital media as a marketing tool in an era of new online business strategies

European Business

BA (Hons)

A course split between Portsmouth and a university in Spain, France or Germany, designed to develop language and business skills within a wider European context

Hospitality Management

BA (Hons)

This course provides training through real hospitality environments and customer-facing scenarios for roles within one of the fastest-growing industries in the world

Hospitality Management with Tourism

BA (Hons)

An integrated hospitality course with a specialist strand incorporating the travel and tourism sectors on a national and international scale

Human Resource Management with Psychology

BA (Hons)

We are an Accredited Centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) - our professional HRM course offers the complementary dimension of psychology in the workplace

International Business

BA (Hons) Accredited

With a strong international emphasis, this course provides essential cross-cultural business awareness alongside the opportunity to put your learning into practice through an overseas placement

Marketing

BA (Hons) Accredited

A recognised Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) qualification that encompasses the important principles of good marketing practice

Marketing with Business Communication

BA (Hons) Accredited

A course for international students to develop skills in good marketing practice for multinational business and to enhance their communication skills

Marketing with Psychology

BA (Hons) Accredited

A CIM accredited course with a people-oriented marketing focus, providing the opportunity to study two subjects in one exciting degree programme

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Postgraduate courses Postgraduate courses

Business Administration (DBA)

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Allowing business and management professionals to reflect on and contribute to practice in their area of work through research

Business and Management

MSc

The Business School has been running this successful programme for more than 20 years, whatever your undergraduate discipline this course is an accelerated route to careers in business and management

Coaching and Development

PgCert

The first stage of our Coaching and Development programme, this part-time, work-based course is aimed at leaders, managers and training professionals

Coaching and Development

MSc

The final stage of our Coaching and Development programme, this part-time, work-based course is aimed at leaders, managers and training professionals

Coaching and Development

PgDip

The second stage of our Coaching and Development programme, this part-time, work-based course is aimed at leaders, managers and training professionals

Digital Marketing

MA Accredited

A Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accredited course that combines traditional marketing insight with a true understanding of digital media

Human Resource Management

MSc Accredited

An intensive, vocationally-focused qualification for those wishing to become qualified professionals working in human resource management

Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

MSc

A course encompassing the relevant management skills and essential business acumen for roles in innovation management, entrepreneurship and the management of small enterprises

International Human Resource Management

MSc Accredited

Explore human resource management in a global and cross-cultural context in order to become a successful international HR practitioner

Leadership and Management

MSc Accredited

The final stage of our Leadership and Management programme, designed for current and future leaders and managers to achieve their professional development goals

Leadership and Management

PgDip

The second stage of our Leadership and Management programme, designed for current and future leaders and managers to achieve their professional development goals

Leadership and Management

PgCert

The first stage of our Leadership and Management programme, designed for current and future leaders and managers to achieve their professional development goals

Marketing

MA Accredited

A Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accredited course which aims to enhance your career prospects.

Master of Business Administration

MBA Accredited

Our accredited MBA programme is one of the longest-running in the UK - it is designed to develop your strategic and managerial abilities and aims to significantly enhance your career prospects

Master of Business Administration (with Business Placement)

MBA Accredited

An internationally recognised and unique MBA programme allowing you to apply your learning and expertise of current business practice in a real business context

Masters in Public Administration

MPA

Advanced level study of the management and administration of public sector organisations within changing global, international and national contexts

Project Management

MSc Accredited

This course provides a solid grounding in the principles and practice of project management, designed to prepare you to manage projects in a wide range of sectors and environments

Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management

MSc Accredited

How to analyse and assess risks - a thorough grounding in risk management incorporating real-life issues and scenarios in order to become a qualified risk manager

Strategic Quality Management

MSc

A course open to business leaders, managers and consultants aiming to improve professional performance and achieve results in their workplace

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Business and Management

FdA

A flexible and work-based course incorporating the core elements of business and management, including marketing, finance and project management

Human Resource Development (Top-up)

MSc

A professional and vocational course for those wishing to become qualified HR practitioners working in human resource development

Human Resource Management

PgDip Accredited

A part-time, professionally-recognised qualification for HR practitioners, with the option to upgrade your qualification via our Master's degree

Human Resource Management (Top-up)

MSc

An accredited course enabling HR practitioners to take the next step in their careers to become fully qualified professionals working in human resource management

Leadership, Business and Management

BA (Hons)

A flexible and work-based, ‘top-up’ course focusing on strategic management issues and ongoing developments in business relevant to today’s managers

Master of Business Administration (Executive)

MBA Accredited

A part-time accredited course encapsulating the educational requirements of senior and executive level management, allowing you to make a direct contribution to the workplace

Occupational Health and Safety Management (DL)

PgCert Accredited

A distance learning course designed to meet the professional and industrial needs of health and safety practice and promotion

Sales Management

MA

Aimed at those employed in account and sales management, covers the latest best practice in sales management and focuses on its application to the workplace

Strategic Quality Management (DL)

MSc

A flexible, distance learning course for business leaders, managers and consultants to hone their professional and organisational skills while continuing in full-time employment

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Postgraduate Research

Portsmouth Business School offers a wide choice of leading business and management postgraduate research programmes, designed specifically to develop the essential knowledge, skills and values that will equip researchers for a diverse range of career options in both the private and public sectors. Our research and engagement with industry underpins our curriculum and will inform and influence student’s on-going research development.

The department's research strength lies in its scope and depth, covering a range of relevant research topics including business strategy and systems, marketing, operations and systems management, human resource management and organisational studies.

We welcome PhD research applications from anyone who has an interest in any of the areas above. Please contact us by email to discuss your research ideas and research proposals.

Graduate School

The University of Portsmouth Graduate School is a dedicated centre for all postgraduate research students and supervisors. It supports, administers and coordinates training for the MPhil, PhD, and Professional Doctorate programmes. We have a dynamic population of over 600 research students, including many international students, who form an essential and valued part of the of the University’s research culture.

The Graduate School is here to guide you through the necessary steps to becoming a postgraduate research student. A good starting point is to look at the different research degree options we offer and then to consider the research degree areas we can supervise.

If you have any questions about studying for a research degree at the University of Portsmouth, please complete our enquiry form and read more about how to apply.

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