Campus : Birmingham ,London & Manchester
Start dates: January, May,September.

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The extended degree programmes includes a foundation year, which provides students with a sound introduction to key elements needed for studying business at degree level. Our extended degree programmes in the Business School give students a thorough and supportive academic preparation for study. The foundation year is carefully designed to build confidence in students’ abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success.

This course provides an ideal foundation for future business leaders, whether you want to work within an organisation or run your own enterprise. You will gain highly competitive business skills in a supportive and inspiring environment, with modules covering a wide range of topics. Taught by experienced business researchers and professionals, you will be learning about real-life business approaches.gradpic

During the foundation year, you will take modules in English and Maths, and you will develop a range of analytical skills needed for academic study. In addition, you will undertake an extended Education project in the summer term

Module Breakdown 

Here is some of the varied range of modules currently on offer:

Year 0

  • English Academic Skills 1
  • Business Essentials Introduction
  • Mathematical Functional Skills Essentials
  • English Academic Skills 2
  • Business Essentials Advanced
  • Extended Project

Year 1

  • Extended Academic Induction
  • Business Organisations & Environment in a Global Context
  • Understanding Self & Others
  • Introduction to Finance & Accounting for Managers
  • Introduction to Management
  • Principles of Marketing & Communications in a Digital World
  • Analysing Information & Data for Problem Solving
  • Business Readiness

Year 2

  • Managing People & Careers
  • Operations, Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Entrepreneurship Opportunity
  • Project Management
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Retail Theory & Practice
  • Business Readiness

Year 3

    • Business Ethics & Responsible Management
    • Business & Management Dissertation 1
    • Entrepreneurship Development
    • Applied Corporate Strategy
    • Managing Innovation
    • Business & Management Dissertation 2
    • Business Readiness

Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted.
Offers are not solely based on academic results: Your skills, achievements and life experience are also taken into consideration. If you do not have any previous qualifications please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your application.

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Funding options

This Undergraduate course qualifies for funding from the Student Finance England You would normally apply for this funding at the time of your application and this will cover the cost of your tuition fees and in addition to this you may also be eligible for maintenance loan and other grants. For more information visit Financial Support