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On Track to Bath: Business, Economics & Entrepreneurship Track

A free one-year curriculum enhancement programme for students considering studying Management, Business Administration, Accounting and Finance or Economics.

Overview

The On Track to Bath Business, Economics & Entrepreneurship Track is for students considering a future in business, management or finance.

Take advantage of the opportunity to develop your learning within the University of Bath’s internationally renowned School of Management and Department of Economics and explore the world of economics and discover the challenges of business, management and entrepreneurship in an ever-changing international market.

By joining On Track to Bath’s Business, Economics and Entrepreneurship Track you will begin to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to make a success in economics or business and management at university and beyond. As part of a team you will explore the essential ingredients to building a successful business whilst equipping yourself with tools and practices to boost your chance of exam success. You will also receive support and advice on how to make the most of your experiences to strengthen your UCAS application.

What you can expect from this track

You will attend a programme of nine on-campus sessions during which you will have the opportunity to:

  • find out about studying business and management courses or economics at Bath
  • learn what makes a successful business in an international context
  • work as part of a team to develop problem-solving and analytical skills
  • improve communication and essay-writing skills
  • develop the knowledge and skills to be successful in business and management at university and beyond
  • discover the challenges of business and management in an ever-changing international market
  • explore what it takes to build a successful business
  • learn about tools and practices to boost their exam success

Academic research project

Through undertaking an academic research project you will develop essential skills and practices for studying at university level and enhance your understanding of your subject area.

During the programme your coordinating tutor will guide you through the process of building your own business. Through using competitor and market analysis you'll work in a team to create a viable business idea which you will develop and promote.

The project will also help students who want to go on and take the Extended Project at AS level.

Is this track suitable for you?

This track is suitable for those considering taking a degree in such subjects as Economics, Management, International Management, Business Administration, Accounting & Finance, Management & Marketing or International Management & Modern Languages. Please see our Undergraduate Prospectus for full details.

To be eligible you will need to be academically-able to access courses at the University of Bath in your chosen subject (you need a minimum of six GCSEs at grades A* to B or 9 to 6 with English and Maths grades at least B or 6). You should also meet one or more of our Widening Participation criteria. For the Business, Economics and Entrepreneurship Track there are no essential A Level subjects but preference is given to those studying a breadth of subjects including mathematics or sciences and humanities/essay-based subjects.

If you are interested in our Accounting and Finance or Economics degree then you must be studying Mathematics at A level. If you are interested in our International Management and Modern Languages degree then you must be studying your target language at A level.

Apply to this track

To find out more about applying for a place on this track please see our dedicated applications page or click Apply Now below.