Portsmouth Business School

Courses and Accreditations

Undergraduate

Business Management and Entrepreneurship

BA (Hons)

A practical course of 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 two year programme is for international students who have completed relevant studies at an overseas Higher Education Institution.

Study mode: full time

Accounting with Finance

BA (Hons) Accredited

An accredited accountancy course blended with the financial expertise and strategic insight suited to a career in finance. Exemptions from certain professional accounting exams.

Study mode: full time

Business

BA (Hons)

A 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

We are an Accredited Centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) - 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)

An internationally recognised course encompassing the study of multiple business functions, with an optional placement opportunity to put professional skills into practice

Study mode: full time

Business and Management

FdA

A flexible and work-based course incorporating 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)

Merge Business with Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

Study mode: full time

Business Economics

BSc (Econ) (Hons)

A technical economics-based degree with a particular focus on issues related to the world of business

Study mode: full time

Business Leadership and Management (degree apprenticeship)

BA (Hons)

Gain a management degree with the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship.

Study mode: part time

Business with Business Communication (Top-up)

BA (Hons) Accredited

A top-up degree course for international students combining business, management and communication skills

Study mode: full time

Combined Studies

BA (Hons)

A Learning at Work Bachelor's degree programme

Study mode: distance learning

Combined Studies

BSc (Hons)

A Learning at Work Bachelor's degree programme

Study mode: distance learning

Digital Marketing

BA (Hons)

A creative and technical course that concentrates on digital media as a marketing tool in an era of new online business strategies

Study mode: full time

Economics

BSc (Econ) (Hons)

A course with a strong practical emphasis combining the principles and applications of pure economics

Study mode: full time

Economics and Management

BA (Hons)

An inter-related course providing the theory and techniques to apply and exploit economics within the business environment

Study mode: full time

Economics, Finance and Banking

BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Gain a solid academic basis in all three areas – study the complex effects of economic policy and practice in finance and banking

Study mode: full time

Finance with Business Communication (Top-up)

BA (Hons)

A top-up course for international students to study global finance issues while refining their English language skills

Study mode: full time

Financial Management for Business

BA (Hons)

Discover the role of finance in a business context in order to become effective financial decision-makers and managers

Study mode: full time

Hospitality Management

BA (Hons)

This course provides training 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)

An integrated hospitality course with a specialist strand incorporating the travel and tourism sectors on a national and international scale

Study mode: full time

Human Resource Management with Psychology

BA (Hons)

We are an Accredited Centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) - our professional HRM course offers the complementary dimension of psychology in the workplace

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

A suite of interdisciplinary subjects enabling the study of law within the framework of the criminal justice system and allowing for specialisation in criminal law

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)

A flexible and work-based, ‘top-up’ course focusing on strategic management issues and ongoing developments in business relevant to today’s managers

Study mode: part time

Marketing

BA (Hons) Accredited

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

A CIM accredited course with a people-oriented marketing focus, providing the opportunity to study two subjects in one exciting degree programme

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

An inter-disciplinary blend of professional accountancy training and strategic financial expertise

Study mode: full time | part time

Business Administration (DBA)

ProfDoc

Allowing business and management professionals to reflect on and contribute to practice in their area of work through research

Study mode: part time

Business and Computer Studies

MA

A Learning at Work Master's degree programme

Study mode: distance learning

Business and Management

MSc

The 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

A Learning at Work Master's degree programme

Study mode: distance learning

Combined Studies

MSc

A Learning at Work Master's degree programme

Study mode: distance learning

Corporate Finance

MSc

A specialist course focusing 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

A course that combines traditional marketing insight with a true understanding of digital media

Study mode: full time

Economics, Finance and Banking

MSc Accredited

An applied approach to all three areas - a course that draws on economic theories and principles, and utilises data analysis for financial evaluation

Study mode: full time | part time

Executive MBA

MBA

The Master of Business Administration is a part-time management degree that will transform your leadership and management skills.

Study mode: part time

Finance

MSc Accredited

A specialist course focusing on the complexities of modern financial markets and institutions, investments and corporate finance

Study mode: full time

Financial Decision Analysis

MSc Accredited

A course centring on 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

A flexible, distance learning course building advanced skills in forensic accounting for civil, corporate and criminal litigation purposes

Study mode: distance learning

Human Resource Development (Top-up)

MSc

A professional and vocational course for those wishing to become qualified HR practitioners working in human resource development

Study mode: full time | part time

Human Resource Development and Training Management

PgDip Accredited

A part-time, professionally-recognised qualification for HR practitioners

Study mode: part time

Human Resource Management

PgDip Accredited

A part-time, professionally-recognised qualification for HR practitioners, with the option to upgrade your qualification via our Master's degree

Study mode: part time

Human Resource Management

MSc Accredited

An intensive, vocationally-focused qualification for those wishing to become qualified professionals working in human resource management

Study mode: full time

Human Resource Management (Top-up)

MSc

An accredited course enabling HR practitioners to take the next step in their careers to become fully qualified professionals working in human resource management

Study mode: full time | part time

Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

MSc

A course encompassing the relevant management skills and essential business acumen for roles in innovation management, entrepreneurship and the management of small enterprises

Study mode: full time | part time

International Business and Management

MSc Subject to approval

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

An insight to the world of international finance

Study mode: full time

International Human Resource Management

MSc Accredited

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

Study mode: full time

Law

LLM

With full-time or part-time study modes, this course is designed for law graduates, non-law graduates and lawyers to develop their specialist legal interests at postgraduate level

Study mode: full time | part time

Leadership and Management (Top-up)

MSc Accredited

The final stage of our Leadership and Management programme, designed for current and future leaders and managers to achieve their professional development goals

Study mode: part time

Alternative Dispute Resolution

LLM

With full-time or part-time study modes, this course is designed for law graduates, non-law graduates and lawyers to develop specialist legal interests at postgraduate level

Study mode: full time | part time

Marketing

MA

This course aims to 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 Subject to approval

An exciting new MBA opportunity for current and aspiring senior leaders

Study mode: part time

Alternative Dispute Resolution

PgCert

Designed for law graduates, non-law graduates and lawyers to develop specialist legal interests at postgraduate level

Study mode: part time

Project Management

MSc Accredited

This course provides a solid grounding in the principles and practice of project management, designed to prepare 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

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

Study mode: full time | part time

Sales Management

MA

Aimed at those employed in account and sales management, covers the latest best practice in sales management and focuses on its application to the workplace

Study mode: part time

Strategic Quality Management

MSc

A campus based course open to business leaders, managers and consultants aiming to improve professional performance and achieve results in their workplace

Study mode: full time | part time | distance learning

Strategic Quality Management

PgCert

A course open to business leaders, managers and consultants to improve professional performance and achieve results in the workplace. Can be studied through campus-based or distance learning.

Study mode: part time | distance learning

Strategic Quality Management

PgDip

A course open to business leaders, managers and consultants who want to improve performance and achieve results in their workplace

Study mode: part time | distance learning

Flexible & Professional

Business

BA (Hons)

A Learning at Work Bachelor's degree programme

Study mode: distance learning

Business and Computer Studies

MA

A Learning at Work Master's degree programme

Study mode: distance learning

Business and Management

FdA

A flexible and work-based course incorporating the core elements of business and management, including marketing, finance and project management

Study mode: part time

Combined Studies

BA (Hons)

A Learning at Work Bachelor's degree programme

Study mode: distance learning

Combined Studies

BSc (Hons)

A Learning at Work Bachelor's degree programme

Study mode: distance learning

Combined Studies

MA

A Learning at Work Master's degree programme

Study mode: distance learning

Combined Studies

MSc

A Learning at Work Master's degree programme

Study mode: distance learning

Executive MBA

MBA

The Master of Business Administration is a part-time management degree that will transform your leadership and management skills.

Study mode: part time

Forensic Accounting (DL)

MSc

A flexible, distance learning course building advanced skills in forensic accounting for civil, corporate and criminal litigation purposes

Study mode: distance learning

Human Resource Development (Top-up)

MSc

A professional and vocational course for those wishing to become qualified HR practitioners working in human resource development

Study mode: full time | part time

Human Resource Development and Training Management

PgDip Accredited

A part-time, professionally-recognised qualification for HR practitioners

Study mode: part time

Human Resource Management

PgDip Accredited

A part-time, professionally-recognised qualification for HR practitioners, with the option to upgrade your qualification via our Master's degree

Study mode: part time

Human Resource Management (Top-up)

MSc

An accredited course enabling HR practitioners to take the next step in their careers to become fully qualified professionals working in human resource management

Study mode: full time | part time

Leadership, Business and Management (Top-up)

BA (Hons)

A flexible and work-based, ‘top-up’ course focusing 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, covers the latest best practice in sales management and focuses on its application to the workplace

Study mode: part time