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About the Programme

Studying Business Management with us is great if you are still undecided about what you would want to be in the future and are looking for a broad foundation of business as well as a strong focus in management as it covers a variety of subjects other than business. Our researchers and lecturers all have in depth experience with working in the international landscape as well as industry which is an added advantage as they are able to give a very practical approach to the programme. By the end of this course, you would have developed a reflective outlook on issues relating to your potential future employability and career development as well as future learning development in business. Based on your academic standing you have the option of spending your second year at our main Lancaster campus in the UK.  This is great for those of you who would like to take a year to experience the British culture without putting your studies on hold.  Other benefits of a study abroad year is the opportunity to develop your cultural competence and to widen your global network.  It broadens your education in a new teaching and learning context and provides you with different perspectives on your discipline. At Lancaster University Ghana, you will have the added advantage of attending guest lectures from practitioners in respected organisations to give you an overview of working in industry and guide you along your career path by giving career advice and answering any questions you may have. The Business Management class is affiliated to the Business Society which is a student initiative led Society.  This Society aims to drive engagement between students, staff, faculty and industry.  As a member of this Society, you would work in teams to organise workshops as well as have the opportunity to develop business skills and engage with companies in various industries.

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Lancaster University Ghana

Broad skill set

Equip individuals with a broad range of skills that are applicable to various industries and roles. These skills include leadership, decision-making, problem-solving, communication, teamwork, and strategic thinking.

Understanding of business principles

The degree provides a comprehensive understanding of key business principles, such as marketing, finance, operations, and human resource. This knowledge enables graduates to have a holistic view of how organizations operate and how different functions work together in the workplace.

Leadership and management

Business Management degrees focus on developing leadership and management skills. Graduates are equipped with the ability to lead teams, manage projects, and make strategic decisions.

Project management skills

Business management programmes often include coursework in project management. Graduates have the skills to plan, executive, and manage projects effectively. These skills are valuable in roles that involve managing complex initiatives coordination teams, and ensuring projects are completed on time and within budgets.

Three reasons to study with us

Business Management is a comprehensive, flexible degree that leverages the combined expertise of the Management School. It is a degree that can lead to a fulfilling and rewarding career. There is a lot to take in and we would love you to get in touch to find out more, but if you take away anything from your visit today let it be these three things:

  1. We are Comprehensive. These programmes are broad-based. They draw on the full breadth of the Management School giving students an unparalleled grounding in Business and Management through a comprehensive programme of instruction. These programmes are for the explorers: students who know they want to pursue business and management at the highest levels and who understand that nothing in business happens in isolation.
  2. We are Personal. These programmes are more than flexible – they are personalised to each individual student.
  3. We are Career-focused with a Global Outlook. All of our programmes have employability at their core. Whether this is with a consultancy, an SME, an NGO, or a multi-national corporation is up to you. Modern business is global and our programmes lead the way in preparing students for global business.)

Please contact our Admissions Team with any questions.

Course Structure

Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Economics for Managers
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Learning Community
  • Fundamentals of Strategic Management
  • Introduction to Statistical Methods for Business
  • Marketing Research
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Management Accounting for Business Decisions
  • Global Media Classroom
  • Rethinking Leadership
  • Management in the 21st Century
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Marketing of Services
  • Industrial Organisation
  • International Business

* Our optional modules cover topics under the field of Marketing, Accounting and Finance and Economics and International Relations.

Fees and Funding

For full details of the fees for this programme, and the University’s financial support packages including eligibility criteria, please click here.

Additional costs

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Scholarships and Bursaries

Details of our scholarships and bursaries for 2024-entry study are not yet available, but you can use our opportunities for 2023-entry applicants as guidance.

Check our current list of scholarships and bursaries.


  • Coursework and Exams
  • Form of assessment – report, presentation, portfolio, etc
  • Exam periods: May and August

Employability is one of the key objectives of this course and the modules prepares you (as well as gives you an edge) to be able to get employed with the necessary skills needed in the industry you plan to practice in.  It also prepares you if you intend on continuing this subject as a professional course.

We combine the practical aspects of finance with the business environment – as a student here, you will have the added advantage of being able to engage with and use case studies from real firms to aid you in understanding and appreciating finance first hand.

Your skills acquired during this course will allow you to gain strong skills in time management, resource management, qualitative decision making and analytical thinking. These are the essential skills necessary for managers in any industry and/or company to make impactful and informative decisions which ultimately contribute to the success of the company.

Grade Requirements

‘A’ Levels

Pass in 3 ‘A’ Level subjects at grade CCC or 96 tariff points plus grade C or 4 in five GCE/IGCSE or Grade 6 in GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English and Mathematics.

Full Diploma Certificate is ABCE

Also applicant must have had credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) or Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE)

Higher National Diplomas (HND)

from a recognised Polytechnic in Ghana with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.0 or better in any field, are eligible to apply to this UG programme. In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE Grade C6 in the best 6 subjects, to include three core subjects and three electives (core subjects must include English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies) OR Grade C or 4 in five GCE/IGCSE or Grade 6 in GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English and Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate

Overall mark of 27 points in total average score with 16 points from the best three HL subjects with English and Mathematics and Higher Level Grade 5 or Standard Level Grade 6.

French Baccalaureate

Overall mark of 10 as a total average score with a minimum of 11 in the English Language and 11 in Mathematics.

Option International Baccalaureate (OIB)

overall marks of 9.5 in the total average score with a minimum 10.5 in English Language and 10.5 in Mathematics.

USA High School Graduation Diploma

2.8 GPA plus grades 3,3 and 3 in AP (Group A subjects).

Canada Secondary School Diploma

Ontario: 60% average in six Grade 12 U or M level courses

First degree

from any recognised university.


A business management degree opens up a wide range of career opportunities in various industries and sectors. Graduates can pursue careers in business development, consulting, operations, marketing, human resources, and more. This versatility allows individuals to explore different career paths and roles that align with their interests and skills. Overall, a Business Management degree provides individuals with a broad skill set, a comprehensive understanding of business principles, and the ability to lead effectively. Moreover, these skills and knowledge are highly transferrable and can lead to diverse and rewarding career opportunities.

Taught by top researchers and lecturers in their field, our Business Management degree gives you a practical overview of how businesses and managers operate in an international environment and provides you with an excellent foundation in the core disciplines of management studies.