University of Essex

Business and entrepreneurship

Enhance your career

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We equip you with skills for the modern workplace. Whether you’re seeking graduate employment or starting your own business, we offer bespoke careers advice and a range of employability options to enhance your CV.

It takes guts, ambition and a solid understanding of business to be a successful entrepreneur. You need vision, creativity and determination to succeed.

Studying undergraduate entrepreneurship at Essex

Essex is the place for the bold, the brave and the inquisitive. We’re home to those who challenge the norm and want to find better solutions to business problems.

We foster your creativity and develop your business knowledge. We hone your entrepreneurial spirit so you graduate with the ability to generate new ideas and create products, services and strategies that make an impact.

Our teaching is backed by world-class research. By studying with us, you will be at the cutting-edge of the latest thinking in business and entrepreneurship, gaining a qualification that’s relevant to today’s fast-paced business world.

Our course

You learn the essentials of business and entrepreneurship and our range of optional modules means you can tailor your studies to your career aspirations. You can also choose to take an optional work placement   or year abroad.

Demonstrate your quantitative skills

The University of Essex has been awarded Q-Step Affiliate status. By studying for this course and completing a number of required modules, you can follow a specialist pathway in applied quantitative methods and evidence your data analysis skills to employers on your degree transcript.

Hear from our students

What's it like to study at Essex Business School? In this video, Romanian student Floricica talks about the jobs and work experience she gained during her time with us.

Learn languages

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All our students can learn languages in a number of ways, including as part of your degree, in evening classes or online at no extra cost, or via Essex Modern Language Certificates.

What our students say

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Being an Essex student is about challenging convention, questioning assumptions and making your own mind up. Don’t just take our word for it; hear from our undergraduate students about why they love studying at Essex Business School and why you will too.

UG Open Days

Book a place at our undergraduate Open Day. Our department and admissions staff can answer any questions you have, and you can speak to current students about life at Essex while taking a campus tour.

Ask us a question

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Would you like to find out more about our business courses or School? We know how important your choice of university is so ask us a question and our friendly team is on hand to offer support and information.