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University of Salford

Digital Business with Foundation Year

UCAS Code: N195

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


64 From a minimum of 1 A2 or equivalent.

64 From a minimum of 1 A2 or equivalent. Additional AS Levels can be used towards the overall tariff points provided they are not completed in the same subject as the A2.

A minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff Points from a QAA Approved Level 3 Access to HE Diploma to contain a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2 to total 60 credits overall for the full award.

64 points. Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of 1 A2 or equivalent.

64 points. Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of 1 A2 or equivalent.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C or grade 4 (or above) in Maths and English GCSE is required. Equivalent qualifications Key Skills Level 2, and Functional Skills Level 2, are also accepted.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

26

including a grade 5 in standard level maths and grade 6 in standard level english or grade 4 in higher level maths and grade 5 in higher level english

64 points from a minimum of 1 Higher Level Subject including a minimum of H7 (D3)or O4 (C3) in Maths and English

64 points. This is not a qualification that is acceptable on it's own as it is not a full A2 equivalent qualification but can be used in combination with a full A2 equivalent qualification to make up the required tariff points.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

M,P,P

64 points

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D

64 points required.

64 points From a minimum of 1 Advanced Higher.

64 points from a minimum of 1 Advanced Higher.

UCAS Tariff

64

From a minimum of 1 A2 or equivalent.

64 points. Not acceptable on it's own.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Business information technology

The Foundation Year of the four-year programme aims to provide understanding of the key subjects in business to meet the prerequisites for study on the associated degree programme. The key areas of study will be effective communication and study skills combined with key subjects in business. You will be introduced to basic theories and concepts within the disciplines to provide a basic knowledge in all related subject areas. The programme will introduce you to essential areas of business necessary for progression onto business, accounting or law degrees. You will learn how to apply business concepts to real life organisations and develop communication, IT and study skills. Following completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress on to year one of your selected degree for the remainder three years of your course (four years if you are choosing to do the professional placement year).

This course is available with a Professional Experience Year, giving you the opportunity to apply the skills, knowledge and understanding you have gained in the first two years of the course. If you choose to take the professional year option, you will not pay fees to the University and will earn a wage for the work that you do. In addition, you may choose to Study Abroad with one of our partner Universities for a semester or a year.

The Uni


Course location:

University of Salford

Department:

Salford Business School

TEF rating:
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What students say


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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

90%
UK students
10%
International students
87%
Male students
13%
Female students
69%
2:1 or above
22%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
D

After graduation


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£20,000
low
Average annual salary
90%
med
Employed or in further education
72%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

47%
Information technology and telecommunications professionals
12%
Information technology technicians
5%
Business, research and administrative professionals

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