The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is one of just six universities to be made a Centre of Excellence by the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE).
Business degree courses
If you are an aspiring entrepreneur or keen on developing a successful career in business or agribusiness, we will support you to achieve just that. Our strong network of alumni have gone on to pursue careers worldwide and for prestigious companies from Mitsubishi Motors to Unilever.
Business students have the opportunity to work with real start-up enterprises based at the Gloucestershire Growth Hub on campus, using their knowledge to find and implement solutions to current industry problems.
You will be taught by academics who are experts in their subject area and bring this industry experience into the classroom, ensuring you develop the knowledge and skills the industry is looking for.
You can also gain industry insight from guest speakers through our award-winning Enterprise and Entrpreneurship Programme, which has supported many students in starting their own sucessful businesses. Previous guests have included Julian Dunkerton, Entrepreneur and founder of Superdry.
Our programmes include a range of opportunities for you to enhance your employability thorugh placements and work-based learning, giving you valuable experience and a chance to put your learning into practice.
You could benefit from a course which has dual accreditation from the Chartered Marketing Institute (CMI), so in addition to your degree you will receive a separate qualification from the CMI, enhancing your CV for potential employers.