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Business and Management with Foundation Year

Warwickshire College and University Centre

UCAS Code: NN14 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

Applicants would normally have GCSE Maths at grade 4/C or above.

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32

This may be derived from a Level 3 qualification in a related subject or A Levels. Entry requirements are for guidance only. We welcome students with equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact us to discuss further.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time including foundation year | 2022

Subject

Business and management

This Degree is unique; at the centre of our programme of learning is the student's employability and the understanding of how businesses function and thrive.

Students will be introduced to the professional standards of corporate business and be exposed to entrepreneurial concepts that will enable them to see opportunities for creating businesses or engage in a rewarding career.

The course prepares students for a fast-changing business environment that has varied and complex impacts across all industries globally. This course has been written to support students to become senior managers in the workplace with the skills required to support business success in this world. The course has been developed with the support of industry advisers and is delivered by lecturers with a proven-track record within the business world. With the help of learning a breadth of business modules by applying them to real-world examples, this course prepares graduates to be at the forefront of this ever-changing business world, equipping them with an array of adaptable business and management skills.

The programme has also been mapped to CMI (April 2020). Specifically certain modules are linked to the Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship Standard. The pathway has been designed by CMI for practising or aspiring managers who are enrolled on the Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship. Modules have also been mapped to CIPD and CIM to further allow students to prepare for a chosen career.

This course is a four year degree that includes additional academic content designed to support learners who may not have the academic qualifications to join the three year full-time degree.

The Awarding Body for this course is Warwickshire College.

Modules

Year 1 & 2– Level 4

• Principles of Marketing

• Project Management

• Introduction to Economics

• The Financial Manager

• Organisational Behaviour

• Academic Study Skills, Employability and T-Shaped (ASSET)

Year 3 – Level 5

• Globalisation of Business

• Human Resource Management

• Trading Safely and Legally

• Consumer Behaviour

• Work-Based Project

Year 4 – Level 6

• Corporate Strategy

• Managing Performance

• Entrepreneurship

• Leadership and Change

• Research Methods

• Dissertation

We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information.

Assessment methods

This course is a four year degree that includes additional academic content designed to support learners who may not have the academic qualifications to join the three year full-time degree.

The Awarding Body for this course is subject to approval.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£4,500
per year
EU
£11,450
per year
International
£11,450
per year
Northern Ireland
£4,500
per year
Scotland
£4,500
per year
Wales
£4,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Royal Leamington Spa College

Department:

Business, Administration, Management and Accounting

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