You have a highly active mind and see opportunity everywhere. Now you need life-changing skills and theory to sharpen your approach to business, finance, marketing and management, and turn your ideas into action. We'll match your ambition. Apply direct from 1 July.
You see yourself with a rewarding career in accountancy and finance. Let’s make it happen. We know what it takes to be a specialist in this field, so we design our course to get you on the right track, and to get you practising as soon as possible. Our BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course is accredited by both ACCA and CIMA which means you get exemptions from their rigorous exams, allowing you to fast-track through their professional qualifications and start working sooner.
You’re ambitious. You understand the kind of skills you need to get ahead in the banking, financial and commercial sectors. We’ll help you gain this skill-set through relevant theory, active learning and hands on experience in our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab. By building your expertise at ARU, you will have the essential knowledge, and practical preparation to get you off the ground quickly in your first job. From mathematics and economics, through banking and risk management, to financial management, business forecasting and investment analysis, our course is designed to align with the modern financial markets. This means our Banking and Finance programme is packed with relevant and up-to-date knowledge you will use throughout your career. This degree will give you options to explore the right path for you; an investment or retail banker, actuary, tax adviser, financial analyst or economist – you’ll get the desirable skills, so the career choice is in your hands.
You are realistic, practical, industrious, focused, curious, a self-starter. You know that further study is going to be worth it. Our top-up is designed for students like you who already have some qualifications, allowing you to reach full honours status in just a year. A degree will help you stand out to employers, improve your skill set, open yourself up to new ideas and opportunities and learning the language that dynamic businesses speak.
Your interest in both business and people makes you stand out. You’re an ambitious problem solver and intuitive communicator, compassionate and also a born leader. On top of that, you have the capacity to understand business and law developments. We‘ll make sure your people skills don’t get lost in this fast-paced business profession. With ARU, you will advance your natural talent whilst developing that eager business mind-set. Our BSc (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management degree will help you become a champion in your field, and prepare you to show employers you’ll not only go far, but take the company and your colleagues with you.
You want a solid foundation in business, a place you can kick off from when the time is right, to be ready for anything. You'll know when you're ready, because you're perceptive like that. This course is made for you, made for giving you meaningful exposure to real businesses - the ones who want you to become a graduate they can employ. Our award-winning partnership with the CMI (Chartered Management Institute) strengthens your degree with advanced management training, showing future employers that you are serious about your career.
This degree programme has been designed for those who wish to gain a higher-level qualification in business management and prefer to study locally in King's Lynn.
You know you want to be a manager. To do this, you need to be able to make critical decisions on a corporate scale and our BSc (Hons) Business Management and Finance course will give you the skills and confidence you need to be prepared. With a strong focus on strategic thinking and financial management, this course lends itself to the entrepreneurial-minded student eager to develop their leadership abilities. The student who is hungry, ambitious and not afraid of a challenge. Someone exactly like you. With all the expertise of a business degree, the financial element of this course will ensure you have the numeric capabilities to make big business decisions. This is what will set you apart. This is what will ensure you graduate with the edge your future employers are looking for.
You want to stand out. You want cutting-edge business acumen and exceptional leadership skills that set you apart and help you become the kind of leader you have the potential to be. The kind of business leader people will stand behind and look up to; the kind of leader people will follow. We know what to do with this spark of potential. Our Business and Leadership programme can help you become the kind of leader that makes change happen. Because being a leader means being the one with a vision to share, and the skills of strategy and focus to realise it. These types of skills come from specialised modules in leadership, business, development, and strategic management as well as from meaningful links with local businesses and accreditation from the CMI (Chartered Management Institute). All as part of this course.
You’ve set your sights high which is why we’ve designed our BSc (Hons) Economics to match that ambition. You want course content that will connect you with up-to-the minute ideas and discussions in your subject. At ARU, we ensure you’re at the forefront of current issues, like Brexit, exploitation in labour markets, international business and migration. Economics underpins everything, influencing every aspect of society on a global scale, from government policy to labour and population, and by studying this field you can thrive in a diverse field of careers – the scope is boundless. Graduating with this kind of knowledge makes you valuable to employers as you understand the complexity of modern business and politics.
You want to make things happen. You’re driven by the creative energy of live events and want to play a major part in managing them. Our Events Management course offers a mix of live event work, active learning in teams, contemporary environmental context and relevant ground theory that you’ll apply to the field. You already have buckets of enthusiasm; this degree will give you the edge you need to make it in this fast-paced industry. With ARU, you will have a chance to combine your creativity, personality, and a passion for events. Our strong links to the local and regional industry mean you will have opportunities to help run established events with businesses including Visit Cambridge and Eat Cambridge food festival.