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BA (Hons) Business Management with Foundation Year

Course Overview

This course is offered as a four-year programme, including an initial Foundation Year.Employers want graduates who are not just academically qualified, but are also work-ready with professional skills in management and leadership. This course equips you with the skills to become a confident and successful manager.


You will study topics including economics, enterprise and entrepreneurship and consulting. In the final year, you will be expected to integrate, apply and evaluate the knowledge you have gained through independent study on your dissertation or consultancy project.
Foundation Year
  • Preparing for Success: Knowledge and Creativity
  • Introduction to Business Studies
  • Preparing for Success: Self Development and Responsibility
  • Inquiry Based Learning
Year 1
  • Global Business environment
  • The Graduate Challenge
  • Introduction to People Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Career Viewpoint
  • Data Insights for Business Decisions
Year 2
  • Business Consulting
  • Project Management
  • Contemporary Business Economics
  • Consulting in practice
  • Operations and Service Management
  • Digital Business and New Technologies
  • Students should also take the following options, one module per semester
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Year 3
  • Research Methods
  • Strategic Agility
  • International Marketing Management
  • Developing leadership and management skills
  • Managing & Developing Innovation & Creativity
  • Change Management and organisation Development
  • Dissertation

Entry Requirements

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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