BSc (Hons) Business Management with Foundation and Placement Years
The BSc (Hons) Business Management with Foundation and Placement Years is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of business and management, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a career in business management.
|Full-time Duration:||5 years|
|Starting in:||September 2023|
UK – £9,250 per annum
Please note the fee for the Placement Year is 20% of the usual tuition fee i.e. £1,850 (Home) and £3,350 (INT – London), £3,200 (INT – non London).
|Location:||Birmingham, London Bloomsbury, Manchester|
It seeks to give students a learning experience that allows them to develop proficiencies that create effective managerial behaviour in different organisations in today’s changing business environment. The curriculum and learning and teaching strategy are complemented by guest lectures and ‘live’ workshops to promote independent learning and increasing their employability skills for the future. This knowledge and skills will be further developed and expanded in the years following successful completion of the Foundation Year.
The degree programme is designed so that the Foundation Year provides an underpinning year, incorporating both academic and work/professional related learning, for applicants needing to improve their knowledge and understanding of management and its related skills.
The year provides students with knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of social sciences along with the necessary skills needed to participate in the undergraduate business programmes at levels 4, 5 and 6.This includes developing numeracy skills with the aim to develop students’ mathematical knowledge and skills in a way which encourages confidence and appreciation of mathematics as a subject and providing students with the mathematical background necessary for business studies at undergraduate level.
The Foundation Year also offers a literacy skills module that is designed to support students entering Higher Education at Level 3 wishing to progress to a bachelors in business. Year 1 covers the foundation elements of business management. Years 2 and 3 cover the area in more depth and in particular develops your employability skills.
The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and a significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands through work experience opportunities.
Students will also have an opportunity to qualify for the CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership, dependent on successful completion of relevant modules.
“I prefer online learning because I can fit it around my various jobs, busy social life, and I can work from wherever I am. I spend time abroad during the year, so the online option is ideal.”
Vanesa Serafini // ULaw online LLM (Conflict Resolution) student
- 32 UCAS points from the equivalent of one A Level or 40 UCAS points from the equivalent of two A Levels.
- Students should also possess GCSE English Language at A-C (9-4), and Grade D/4 or above in GCSE Maths or equivalent qualifications.
- An English language level equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or above, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component
Non-standard applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.