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Marjon Business School will give you a broad understanding of business. You’ll develop the skills, knowledge and experience required to succeed in the business world, whether that’s within an existing organisation, or in setting up your own enterprise. You will have access to our extensive network of local businesses and can be supported to start-up your own business through our onsite enterprise hub; The Edge. Above all, you’ll leave with a confident and positive attitude.

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Here at Marjon

We offer a range of Business courses

Including distance learning programmes

In a supportive learning community

There's a reason we are 1st in England for Student Satisfaction

All of our courses are accredited by the Charted Management Institute

Is this for me?

You are interested in how business ideas are formed and how businesses succeed.

You want to succeed in the business world, potentially starting your own business.

You want to learn positive, confident leadership and management skills to create a successful work culture.

What you need to know

People with a “head for business” are in demand. This degree will give you practical skills to get things done.

Business degrees help you to earn significantly more than people who don’t go to university.

To succeed, you need knowledge and skills, but also a positive and thoughtful attitude where you can show your involvement makes a difference. This degree will teach you both.

Why choose Marjon?

Strong links with business networks giving you close exposure to people in leadership positions.

Focus on doing business the right way; you’ll consider social enterprises and how to develop businesses which are ethical and sustainable.

Work with The Edge enterprise hub, based on site.

Find out more about courses and campus life at our virtual open days

Undergraduate courses

BA (Hons) Leadership and Management for Business


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BSc (Hons) Business


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BSc (Hons) Sport Business Management


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Postgraduate courses

MSc Management for a Sustainable Future


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Postgraduate Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring


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MSc Psychology for Leadership


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Student testimonials

Josh Palmer, BSc (Hons) Business

“I did not expect the course to have as much interaction as it has, there are a lot of activities designed to enhance creativity and your interpersonal skills.”

Kari Eilertsen, BA (Hons) Chartered Manager & Leader for Business

“The course is really interesting and I’m already starting to notice a difference in the way I interact in the workplace. I already feel more confident going for the next step in my career.”

Hirrah Imran Kiyani, BSc (Hons) Business

““I’m learning from experienced and supportive lecturers and I'm helped by their feedback. There is a comprehensive range of online services to support my learning. This course has given me great motivation and confidence and it’s been noticed by my family and friends."”

The Edge is our new custom-built business hub, well equipped with meeting and teaching spaces as well as a business incubation lounge and a conference room. Click to see inside The Edge.

These vibrant spaces are perfect for practical sessions, which are often supported by our business partners, and for extracurricular activities to develop your business skills, knowledge and experience.

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

The University is a HE Partner of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Our BSc (Hons) Business and BA (Hons) Leadership and Management for Business are both CMI accredited courses. Six months after graduating 58% of graduates from CMI accredited undergraduate courses are in professional roles, compared to 48% of graduates from non CMI accredited business courses (CMI, 2018). Our MSc Managment for a Sustainable Future includes Foundation Chartered Manager status from the CMI.

Enterprise Educators UK

Marjon Business has nurtured and developed a number of key partnerships in the local, national and international business community.  This includes membership of Enterprise Educators UK (EEUK). Though EEUK students have the opportunity to work with over 1,600 enterprise educators and practitioners from over 100 UK Higher and Further Education organisations.

Social Enterprise Mark

We have also been awarded the Social Enterprise Mark and the University is an active member of the Plymouth Social Enterprise Network (PSEN), the organisation that represents all kinds of social enterprises in Plymouth.

“We are proud to work with Marjon Business. It is great to see Marjon working to promote social entrepreneurship which is a core part of our vision. To help create a greener and fairer economy, we need every young person to have an experience of social enterprise at university. We hope to continue working with Marjon to support aspiring entrepreneurs. The future of business is social enterprise!” Gareth Hart - Co-founder of Iridescent Ideas.

Local networks

We have a network of Friends of Marjon, all are respected champions in their business field and they help our students, alumni and the local business community to develop successful careers.

“It is a privilege to work in partnership with Marjon Business since it's inception, as it provides us with an opportunity to help inspire and be inspired by another generation of future entrepreneurs. Innovation is at the heart of our business and we look forward to working with Marjon students to help them see what is possible with an entrepreneurial mindset.” Trevor Worth – Chief Executive of Portcullis Legals and Marjon Enterprise Ambassador.

"We are delighted to be a Friend of Marjon and over recent years have welcomed students to our studio to experience our industry, ask questions and experience some of the realities of working in the design world. We hope going forward to encourage other students to get in touch during their studies in order to develop their experience and for us to assist them during their degree." Claire Stirling - Founder of Made With Maturity UX and Web Design.

Plymouth is a buzzing student city and is close to stunning coastline, secluded beaches and the inspiring Dartmoor National Park. It's the perfect place to be!

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