Portsmouth Business School

Courses and Accreditations

Undergraduate

Business Management and Entrepreneurship

BA (Hons)

This practical course show you how to take business ideas from inception through to completion with innovative and entrepreneurial foresight.

Study mode: full time

Accountancy and Financial Management (Top-up)

BA (Hons) Accredited

This top-up programme for international students prepares you for a career in the financial or business sector.

Study mode: full time

Accounting with Finance

BA (Hons) Accredited

This accredited accountancy course develops your technical, analytical and transferable skills, preparing you for a career in finance.

Study mode: full time

Business

BA (Hons)

Develop essential business skills and knowledge while remaining in full-time employment with this Learning at Work Bachelor's degree programme.

Study mode: distance learning

Business

HND

Gain a thorough grounding in essential business management functions to boost your performance in the workplace or take that next step in your professional development.

Study mode: full time

Business and Human Resource Management

BA (Hons) Accredited

CIPD accredited, this professionally recognised course provides effective training for the management of people in a variety of business contexts.

Study mode: full time

Business and Management

BA (Hons)

This internationally recognised course encompasses the study of multiple business functions, with an optional placement opportunity to put your professional skills into practice.

Study mode: full time

Business and Management

FdA

This flexible and work-based course incorporates the core elements of business and management, including marketing, finance and project management.

Study mode: part time

Business and Supply Chain Management

BSc (Hons)

Develop the skills and knowledge required for managing supply chain operations.

Study mode: full time

Business and Systems Management

BSc (Hons)

Through this course, you will merge business with information and communications technology (ICT), developing your knowledge of modern technologies in business.

Study mode: full time

Business Economics

BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Our Business Economics course develops your analytical skills, economic insight and commercial knowledge for a career in the commercial or public sectors.

Study mode: full time

Business Leadership and Management (degree apprenticeship)

BA (Hons)

Study the latest business practices and develop your practical skills in business leadership and management while applying what you learn directly into your workplace.

Study mode: part time

Business with Business Communication (Top-up)

BA (Hons) Accredited

This top-up degree course for international students combines business, management and communication skills.

Study mode: full time

Combined Studies

BA (Hons)

Tailor your learning to suit your professional and personal development aspirations with this Combined Studies course. If your learning is predominantly in art based subjects, we recommend this BA course.

Study mode: distance learning

Combined Studies

BSc (Hons)

Tailor your learning to suit your professional and personal development aspirations with this programme. If the majority of your learning is science based, we recommend this BSc course.

Study mode: distance learning

Digital Marketing

BA (Hons)

On this creative and technical course, you will concentrate on digital media as a marketing tool in an era of online business strategies.

Study mode: full time

Economics

BSc (Econ) (Hons)

This course examines the crucial issues in today's world economy, combining the principles and applications of pure economics.

Study mode: full time

Economics and Management

BA (Hons)

Our Economics and Management course provides you with the theory and techniques needed to apply and exploit economics within the business environment.

Study mode: full time

Economics, Finance and Banking

BSc (Econ) (Hons)

This three-year course focuses on the way financial markets and the banking industry operate, both in the UK and across the world.

Study mode: full time

Finance with Business Communication (Top-up)

BA (Hons)

On this top-up course for international students you will study global finance issues while refining your English language skills.

Study mode: full time

Financial Management for Business

BA (Hons)

Discover the role of finance in a business context to become an effective financial decision-maker and manager.

Study mode: full time

Hospitality Management

BA (Hons)

On this course you will train through real hospitality environments and customer-facing scenarios for roles within one of the fastest-growing industries in the world.

Study mode: full time

Hospitality Management with Tourism

BA (Hons)

This integrated hospitality course with a specialist strand incorporates the travel and tourism sectors on a national and international scale.

Study mode: full time

Human Resource Management with Psychology

BA (Hons)

Stand out in the popular field of HR and develop your knowledge of human resources and psychology with this professional and accredited course.

Study mode: full time

International Business

BA (Hons) Accredited

With a strong international emphasis, this course provides essential cross-cultural business awareness alongside the opportunity to put your learning into practice through an overseas placement.

Study mode: full time

Law

LLB (Hons) Accredited

Our law degree is an accredited qualification providing a distinctive legal education and a solid understanding of today’s legal system.

Study mode: full time

Law with Business

LLB (Hons) Accredited

Study these complementary disciplines and gain a working knowledge of law alongside the complex operations of the wider business world.

Study mode: full time

Law with Criminology

LLB (Hons) Accredited

This three-year course applies law to topics concerned with criminological theory and practice. You will have the opportunity to experience law through unscripted mock trials.

Study mode: full time

Law with International Relations

LLB (Hons) Accredited

Providing an international perspective on law, this course explores the ties between global politics and the legal system.

Study mode: full time

Leadership, Business and Management (Top-up)

BA (Hons)

This flexible and work-based top-up course focuses on strategic management issues and ongoing developments in business relevant to today’s managers.

Study mode: part time

Marketing

BA (Hons) Accredited

BA Marketing is a recognised Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) qualification that encompasses the important principles of good marketing practice.

Study mode: full time

Marketing with Psychology

BA (Hons) Accredited

Develop your marketing knowledge with a people-orientated focus in this accredited course.

Study mode: full time

Sales Leadership (degree apprenticeship)

BA (Hons) Subject to approval

Gain a day-release degree in B2B sales with a combination of work-based learning and business education.

Study mode: part time

Postgraduate

Accounting and Finance

MSc Accredited

This Master's course is an inter-disciplinary blend of professional accountancy training and strategic financial expertise.

Study mode: full time | part time

Business Administration (DBA)

ProfDoc

On this course you will conduct applied, practice-oriented research on topics that are directly relevant to your area of work.

Study mode: part time

Business and Management

MSc

Our Business School has been running this successful programme for more than 20 years. Whatever your undergraduate discipline, this course is an accelerated route to careers in business and management.

Study mode: full time

Coaching and Development

MSc

The final stage of our coaching and development programme, this part-time, work-based course is aimed at leaders, managers and training professionals.

Study mode: part time

Coaching and Development

PgCert

The first stage of our Coaching and Development programme, this part-time, work-based course is aimed at leaders, managers and training professionals.

Study mode: part time

Coaching and Development

PgDip

The second stage of our Coaching and Development programme, this part-time, work-based course is aimed at leaders, managers and training professionals.

Study mode: part time

Combined Studies

MA

Focus on one subject area or master multidisciplinary topics across a range of fields with this Learning at Work programme. If your learning is predominantly art-based, we recommend this MA course.

Study mode: distance learning

Combined Studies

MSc

Match your study to both your professional and personal development requirements with this combined studies Learning at Work programme. If the majority of your learning is science based, we recommend this MSc course.

Study mode: distance learning

Corporate Finance

MSc

Our Corporate Finance course focuses on the complexities of modern financial markets and institutions, investments and corporate finance.

Study mode: full time

Corporate Governance and Law/Grad ICSA

LLM Accredited

Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), this qualification leads to a diverse and challenging career as a chartered secretary.

Study mode: full time | part time

Digital Marketing

MA

MA Digital Marketing combines traditional marketing insight with a true understanding of digital media.

Study mode: full time

Economics, Finance and Banking

MSc Accredited

This course draws on economic theories and principles, and utilises data analysis for financial evaluation.

Study mode: full time | part time

Finance

MSc Accredited

This Master's degree looks at three key areas of finance (investments, corporate finance, and financial markets and institutions) with a focus on financial investments.

Study mode: full time

Financial Decision Analysis

MSc Accredited

This course specialises in financial analysis and its implementation in key management decisions.

Study mode: full time | part time

Forensic Accounting

MSc

This course builds professional forensic accounting skills and focuses on their function in civil, corporate and criminal litigation procedures.

Study mode: full time | part time

Forensic Accounting (DL)

MSc

This is a flexible, distance learning course that builds advanced skills for civil, corporate and criminal litigation purposes.

Study mode: distance learning

Human Resource Development (Top-up)

MSc

Develop the skills and knowledge needed to become a qualified HR practitioner with this professional and vocational Master's course.

Study mode: full time | part time

Human Resource Development and Training Management

PgDip Accredited

This part-time and professionally-recognised qualification provides the tools required for you to become an effective HRD or training management professional.

Study mode: part time

Human Resource Management

PgDip Accredited

As a HR practitioner, strengthen your existing skills and knowledge while building on your previous qualifications and experience with this vocationally focused and part-time course in human resource management.

Study mode: part time

Human Resource Management

MSc Accredited

MSc Human Resource Management is an intensive, vocationally focused qualification, ideal if you want to become a qualified professional working in human resource management.

Study mode: full time

Human Resource Management (Top-up)

MSc

This accredited course enables you, as an HR practitioner, to take the next step in your career to become fully qualified professional working in human resource management.

Study mode: full time | part time

Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

MSc

This Master's course encompasses the relevant management skills and essential business acumen you need for roles in innovation management, entrepreneurship and the management of small enterprises.

Study mode: full time | part time

International Business and Management

MSc

Develop your understanding of business and management topics in an international context with this 14-month globally recognised Master's course.

Study mode: full time

International Finance and Banking

MSc

Develop an in-depth insight into the world of international finance with an emphasis on multinational corporate finance and international banking.

Study mode: full time

International Human Resource Management

MSc Accredited

Explore human resource management in a global and cross-cultural context to become a successful international HR practitioner.

Study mode: full time

Law

LLM

With full-time or part-time study modes, this course develops your specialist legal interests at a postgraduate level.

Study mode: full time | part time

Leadership and Management (Top-up)

MSc Accredited

The final stage of our Leadership and Management programme helps you achieve your professional development goals as a future leader and manager.

Study mode: part time

Alternative Dispute Resolution

LLM

Explore alternative dispute resolutions and develop your specialist legal interests with this postgraduate full-time or part-time course.

Study mode: full time | part time

Marketing

MA

This course will enhance your career prospects and prepare you for roles in marketing and marketing-related functions.

Study mode: full time

MBA (Strategic Leadership) (degree apprenticeship)

MBA

As a middle or senior manager, this course provides you with the opportunity to earn a globally recognised postgraduate academic qualification and the highest level of professional management award.

Study mode: part time

Alternative Dispute Resolution

PgCert

This postgraduate course is for law graduates, non-law graduates and lawyers to develop specialist legal interests, specifically focusing on alternative dispute resolutions.

Study mode: part time

Project Management

MSc Accredited

This course provides a solid grounding in the principles and practice of project management, preparing you to manage projects in a wide range of sectors and environments.

Study mode: full time | part time

Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management

MSc Accredited

Learn to analyse and assess risks and develop a thorough grounding in risk management incorporating real-life issues and scenarios to become a qualified risk manager.

Study mode: full time | part time

Sales Management

MA

Aimed at those employed in account and sales management, this course covers the latest and best practice in sales management while focusing on its application to the workplace.

Study mode: part time

Strategic Quality Management

MSc

This campus-based course for business leaders, managers and consultants improves your professional performance and help you achieve results in the workplace.

Study mode: full time | part time | distance learning

Strategic Quality Management

PgCert

This PgCert in Strategic Quality Management helps you build a professional career in quality and business improvement and develop your knowledge, understanding and business management skills.

Study mode: part time | distance learning

Strategic Quality Management

PgDip

Through this part-time course you will develop your knowledge, understanding and business management skills in quality and business improvement.

Study mode: part time | distance learning

Flexible & Professional

Business

BA (Hons)

Develop essential business skills and knowledge while remaining in full-time employment with this Learning at Work Bachelor's degree programme.

Study mode: distance learning

Business and Computer Studies

MA

Enhance your understanding of key business functions and the roles of IT and computing without leaving your job with this Learning at Work programme.

Study mode: distance learning

Business and Management

FdA

This flexible and work-based course incorporates the core elements of business and management, including marketing, finance and project management.

Study mode: part time

Combined Studies

BA (Hons)

Tailor your learning to suit your professional and personal development aspirations with this Combined Studies course. If your learning is predominantly in art based subjects, we recommend this BA course.

Study mode: distance learning

Combined Studies

BSc (Hons)

Tailor your learning to suit your professional and personal development aspirations with this programme. If the majority of your learning is science based, we recommend this BSc course.

Study mode: distance learning

Combined Studies

MA

Focus on one subject area or master multidisciplinary topics across a range of fields with this Learning at Work programme. If your learning is predominantly art-based, we recommend this MA course.

Study mode: distance learning

Combined Studies

MSc

Match your study to both your professional and personal development requirements with this combined studies Learning at Work programme. If the majority of your learning is science based, we recommend this MSc course.

Study mode: distance learning

Forensic Accounting (DL)

MSc

This is a flexible, distance learning course that builds advanced skills for civil, corporate and criminal litigation purposes.

Study mode: distance learning

Human Resource Development (Top-up)

MSc

Develop the skills and knowledge needed to become a qualified HR practitioner with this professional and vocational Master's course.

Study mode: full time | part time

Human Resource Development and Training Management

PgDip Accredited

This part-time and professionally-recognised qualification provides the tools required for you to become an effective HRD or training management professional.

Study mode: part time

Human Resource Management

PgDip Accredited

As a HR practitioner, strengthen your existing skills and knowledge while building on your previous qualifications and experience with this vocationally focused and part-time course in human resource management.

Study mode: part time

Human Resource Management (Top-up)

MSc

This accredited course enables you, as an HR practitioner, to take the next step in your career to become fully qualified professional working in human resource management.

Study mode: full time | part time

Leadership, Business and Management (Top-up)

BA (Hons)

This flexible and work-based top-up course focuses on strategic management issues and ongoing developments in business relevant to today’s managers.

Study mode: part time

Sales Management

MA

Aimed at those employed in account and sales management, this course covers the latest and best practice in sales management while focusing on its application to the workplace.

Study mode: part time