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    I'm about to start back at college on a BTEC 90 credit diploma in business in order to get my current UCAS points brought up (currently have 120, should end with 330). I know I definitely want to do business, however I'm not sure whether to do management or studies.

    I do want to go into management, however I am not looking into starting my own business. I was thinking of doing management in order to get to my eventual goal quicker, however after looking more into courses I am now leaning towards business studies in order to gain a more general understanding of all business aspects. Does any one have any advice? Also, is a BA or Bsc better for business?

    Also, anyone currently doing a business course-which university have you chosen & how do you rate it? I preferably want to go to a university with a specific business school and have been looking at Lincoln, York and Birmingham so far.


    Thank you for any advice! :-)
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    I'm about to start back at college on a BTEC 90 credit diploma in business in order to get my current UCAS points brought up (currently have 120, should end with 330). I know I definitely want to do business, however I'm not sure whether to do management or studies.

    I do want to go into management, however I am not looking into starting my own business. I was thinking of doing management in order to get to my eventual goal quicker, however after looking more into courses I am now leaning towards business studies in order to gain a more general understanding of all business aspects. Does any one have any advice? Also, is a BA or Bsc better for business?

    Also, anyone currently doing a business course-which university have you chosen & how do you rate it? I preferably want to go to a university with a specific business school and have been looking at Lincoln, York and Birmingham so far.


    Thank you for any advice! :-)
    Glad you're thinking of reading Management/Studies at University. The two courses are very similar in structure and what you study across the board. What really changes is the institution and how they structure the course. Universities such as LSE and Warwick are very practical courses. Although research is taught, there's a great deal of practical and group work too. These courses also tend to be a lot more quantitative, with options in Corporate Finance and Accounting.
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    My old business teacher at school always said to Management over Studies, not sure why but I followed his advice and I'm studying BM at Sheffield. There is a correlation with high-rated unis (RG etc) using Management and lower-rated unis using Studies, not sure if that is significant in anyway but just a thought!
    Most BM/BS degrees are BA, but there are a few BSc ones, I applied for a BSc one at Manchester but ended up rejecting it. I don't think it should matter too much.
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    Hi!

    I'm doing a Business Studies degree at Lincoln University.

    The two degrees are taught closely together and you do a lot of the modules the same. At Lincoln most of the business degrees are taught alongside each other as they all overlap.

    Regarding options, my degrees offers a lot more. Business Management students here only get one option in the final year, whereas I get one in the second and three in the final year.

    Business Studies allows more flexibility and as you cover so many modules you have a better chance getting jobs as you have knowledge in all areas.

    Hope that helps!
 
 
 
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