Campus : London, Birmingham
UK/EU tuition fees: £9,000 (2016/17)
Start dates: September, January and May

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This degree is ideal if you’re thinking of starting your own business or leading new business activities in existing companies. In a global economy, the ability to discover and develop new and innovative opportunities is something employers value.

Entrepreneurship is the act of being an entrepreneur, which can be defined as "one who undertakes innovations and business acumen in an effort to transform innovations into economic goods". This may mean creating a new company or might mean revitalising a mature organisation in response to a perceived opportunity.

This course will give you a strong grounding in managing organisations, operations and people. You’ll have the opportunity to develop a real business plan with practical advice from successful entrepreneurs.

The extended degree programme includes a foundation year, which will provide you 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 your abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success.

During the foundation year, you will take modules in English and Maths which will develop your core academic and study skills. The syllabus includes a year-long module relevant to your chosen degree subject such as Business Essentials. This will provide you with a subject specific knowledge in Business which is essential for success in your degree.

In Year 1 you will gain a broad understanding of business covering a range of areas including marketing, accounting, how technology is used in the creative industries, the principles of economics and how all these functions and more work together.

Your second year will allow you the chance to explore the area of entrepreneurship in more depth, together with modules that explore key business functions such as operations and logistics, together with project management.

In your final year you will explore what is involved in developing a business strategy, how to manage and implement innovations together with exploring the ethical challenges of running a business.

Module Breakdown

Year 0

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

Year 1

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

Year 2

  • Business Readiness (Year 2)
  • Managing People and Careers
  • Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Entrepreneurship Opportunity
  • Retail Theory and Practice

Year 3

  • Business Readiness (Year 3)
  • Business Ethics & Responsible Management
  • Business and Management Dissertation (Part 1)
  • Applied Corporate Strategy
  • Business and Management Dissertation (Part 2)
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Managing Innovation
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