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Business and Management courses

Whether you’re seeking entry into the world of business or looking to progress your career towards a management position, our business and management courses have much to offer you. Choose below from our range of degrees, diplomas and certificates.

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Business and Management

Degrees 

Stage 1120 credits
Stage 2120 credits
Stage 3120 credits
Total of 360 credits 

How long will it take?

Part time: 16–18 hours per week for 6 years
Full time: 32–36 hours per week for 3 years


Business and Management

Diplomas 

Stage 1120 credits
Stage 2120 credits
Total of 240 credits 

How long will it take?

Part time: 16–18 hours per week for 4 years
Full time: 32–36 hours per week for 2 years


Business and Management

Certificates 

Stage 1120 credits
Total of 120 credits 

How long will it take?

Part-time: 16–18 hours per week for 2 years
Full-time: 32–36 hours per week for 1 year

Why study Business and Management with The Open University?

The Open University Business School has been delivering transformational, high quality business and management education for over 30 years. You can be reassured by the quality of our teaching as we’re proud to be part of an elite and exclusive group of the top 1% of global business schools who are triple accredited.

The benefits of studying business and management with us: 

  • You can specialise in accounting, economics, innovation and enterprise, leadership practice or marketing.
  • Our computing & IT and business degree meets the accreditation requirements of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Careers in Business and Management

As organisations must innovate to meet the challenges of economic uncertainty and global competition, they’re looking for managers with adaptable skills to help them succeed. A good grounding in commercial awareness and the leadership skills that business and management qualifications develop is becoming more valuable to employers.

Our range of courses in business and management can help you start or progress your career as a :

  • Middle or senior manager across all sectors
  • Business Development Manager
  • Entrepreneur or Business Owner
  • Management Consultant
  • Business Analyst

Looking for something other than a qualification?

The majority of our modules can be studied by themselves, on a stand-alone basis. If you later choose to work towards a qualification, you may be able to count your study towards it.

See our full list of Business and Management modules

All Business and Management courses

Browse all the Business and Management courses we offer – certificates, diplomas and degrees.

See our full list of Business and Management courses