University of Strathclyde
Business BA (Hons)
University of Strathclyde

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 120 graduates of Business BA (Hons) and other courses in Business Studies at University of Strathclyde for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Business Studies.

Overall student satisfaction
83 /100
120 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Business Studies

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Business Studies at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27000 £27500 £33500
25-75 percentile range £25000 - £30000 £22500 - £34000 £27000 - £44500

Salary of all UK Graduates of Business Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25139 £24753 £28961
25-75 percentile range £21871 - £30502 £18376 - £32529 £21291 - £39327

Course Description

Study with us

  • ranked 9th in the UK for Business, Management & Marketing (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)
  • degree allows you flexibility in subject choice, tailoring the course to your interests and career aims
  • develop skills in key areas of management, teamworking and communication, which are highly valued by graduate recruiters, through our innovative Management Development Programme

Why this course?

  • This four-year Honours degree allows you to choose the ideal combination of subjects for your chosen career path. After following a broad based curriculum in Year 1 you will specialise in your chosen subjects with the aim of either Single Honours where you study one subject or Joint Honours where you study two subjects in the final (Honours) year.
  • You also have the opportunity to apply for a period of exchange in Year 3.
  • Available subjects include Accounting, Business Analysis & Technology, Business Enterprise, Economics, Finance, Hospitality & Tourism Management. Human Resource Management. Marketing

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Accredited by the EFMD Quality Improvement System.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Business BA (Hons) at University of Strathclyde

35% Finance Professionals
15% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Sales occupations
5% Media Professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Media Professionals
0% Artistic, literary and media occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Business Studies

Qualification requirements

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

Scottish Higher qualifications are considered on an individual basis

31-30 overall or 665-655 in 3 HL subjects.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Business, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Business BA (Hons)

Scotland £1820 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
EU £19600 year 1
International £19600 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde.

Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply.

For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Strathclyde in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Strathclyde in related subject specific rankings.


    • #2 
    • #140 
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 32 university rankings of University of Strathclyde

About University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is a prominent research education institution situated in the city of Glasgow, Scotland. Awards and accolades are never far away from their name, having been recognised as university of the year on numerous occasions by Times Higher Education, as well as the 4th best in the UK for Student Satisfaction. The city itself is known for the friendly and humorous locals, as well as the diverse and international student population.

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