Foundation Degree

Foundation Degree Business Management

This innovative course is aimed at those who are looking to explore the functions of business and gain a well-rounded understanding of how local, national and global markets operate. Whatever your subject specialism, if you are seeking to start your own business, become self-employed or join one of a wide range of small, medium or large employers, this course will give you the skills and knowledge to develop and grow a business. The course has been developed in collaboration with a variety of industry partners and you will work on live briefs set by industry experts.

Reference: 10395/1A
Duration: 2 years
Course Dates: September 2019 - July 2021
Type: Full or Part time
Tutor: Martin Simpson

Course Content

The course is made up of 240 credits, studied over 2 years and includes, but is not limited to:

  • Business and the Economy
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Managing teams
  • Employment Law
  • Leadership, Innovation and Change
  • Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Work Placement

You will be offered the opportunity to undertake professional qualifications including project management and ILM.

Method of Study

You will learn through a variety of lectures, group exercises, case studies, seminars and undertake self- study for approximately 12 hours per week.

Method of Assessment

Students will be assessed through a range of methods including - academic reports, case studies, research projects and portfolios.

Entry Requirements

80 UCAS points or relevant experience.

Students who have already completed an HNC in business will be able to start as a second year student. Students who have completed part of an HNC in Business will be exempt from studying certain modules and can switch to the Foundation Degree as a pathway.

What Can I Do Next?

Upon successful completion of the course students will be equipped with the knowledge and practical skills to work in a business environment and apply for a variety of business roles. Students can also choose to top up their Foundation Degree to a full degree by studying a top up BA (Hons) Business Management.

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