July 18, 2019

Best Bachelor Degree Courses in the UK

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When it comes to looking for a degree in the UK you’re literally spoilt for choice with hundreds of options and it can sometimes be difficult knowing which course to pick. What you need is a degree that not only ignites your passion for study, but equips you with a range of skills and offers great employability once you graduate.

If you’re stuck on what course to study, take a look at some of our best bachelor degrees and see which ones appeal to you.

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The world needs accountants and it will always be a profession where qualified graduates will be in demand and many of those graduates will take jobs with top financial services firms.

Accounting and Finance is one of the most versatile bachelor degree courses you can study because it means once you graduate you can enter any industry. The act of interpreting, dealing with and classifying financial information applies to businesses across the board. For example, if you have an interest in football, you could take up a role within a football club’s accounts department.

BSc (Hons) Business Management 

When it comes to looking for an undergraduate degree in the UK, a course in Business Management is a solid choice. It will teach you about business operations and leadership skills which will enable you to work across a range of industries or launch your own business venture.

You’ll learn about core business management operations, communications, marketing and PR, logistics, supply chain management, digital marketing and risk management. Business management skills are highly sought-after by employers and can help you get into a business that really grabs your attention.

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Creative Industries

If you have a passion for film and television a bachelor degree course specifically relating to creative industries could be perfect for you. It offers you the best of both worlds – a solid grounding in business management and leadership skills, combined with specialist knowledge of creative sectors such as TV, radio, tech, gaming, advertising, design and fashion.

There are many exciting industries for you to choose from depending what you have a passion for. And although they may be creative, they’re still businesses like any other and require skilled professionals to help them grow and remain profitable. 

BSc (Hons) Economics 

If you love crunching numbers and have an analytical and logical mind, an Economics degree can give you a broad education that will open doors in a number of industries. An economics degree is considered one of the top uni degrees on offer because it provides students with a generalist understanding of the world and how it functions.

Students will learn about everything from how the price of goods and services are set and the law to accounting and finance as well as understanding oil and gas. The knowledge you acquire is relevant to many employers and therefore makes you highly employable once you graduate. You could land a role as an investment analyst, economic advisor, forensic account, financial advisor, statistician or stockbroker, for example.

BSc (Hons) Marketing

Marketing is a dynamic subject to study and ideally suited to students who enjoy interacting with other people and have great communication skills. It also gives you access to a wide range of industries because the majority of businesses will require marketing to sell their products or services.

On a Marketing degree you’ll learn about consumer behaviour and how companies target their customers and build relationships. You’ll study the psychology of buying patterns and attitudes and you’ll undertake tasks such as competitor analysis as well as identifying opportunities and threats to a business. Such a degree will give you the skills needed to find a job in many different industries.

LLB (Hons)  

A Law degree is arguably one of the best undergraduate degrees in the UK. It gives you a thorough grounding in law which can lead to career as a solicitor or barrister but it can also help you to pursue a role in many other areas because the skills you learn are also highly valued by employers outside the legal sector .

If you decide not to pursue a career in law once you graduate there are still plenty of opportunities in accounting, finance, human resources, the civil service and administrative roles as well as many others.

We would like to hear from you if you have any questions about what degree is best for you. You can call us on 020 3797 4687 or find out how to apply here.

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