Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (with foundation year) at Coventry University - UCAS

Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (with foundation year)

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Course summary

The foundation year of this Coventry University degree will be delivered from our CU Coventry campus. Course delivery from year 1 of the degree onwards will be from Coventry University campus. This course aims to provide a solid grounding for current or potential entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, and future entrepreneurial leaders interested in developing entrepreneurial capabilities to start, grow or manage a business or project The foundation year introduces the world of business with a sharp focus on aspects of management, business communications and marketing in a global context. The foundation year creates opportunities for you to develop key business skills and to put theory, both traditional and contemporary, into practice with real-world scenarios. Students who successfully complete their foundation year will then progress onto the Enterprise and Entrepreneurship BA (Hons) degree within Coventry University’s Business School. The degree part of the course applies the concept of an ‘entrepreneurial mindset’ to the domain of business management. You will gain knowledge of the global significance of enterprise and entrepreneurship, and have the chance to develop the entrepreneurial competencies required for a future career in entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship. Key benefits of the degree

  • Enables you to gain the knowledge and skills needed to manage business enterprises of varying sizes and types and projects in an entrepreneurial manner
  • Aims to develop graduates who can contribute to regional development and competitiveness by setting up new businesses/projects or leading on innovation practices within existing businesses/projects
  • Teaching and learning on the course is delivered by practitioners, academics and industry experts
  • Coventry University has excellent links with the local community, and you can expect to access start-up resources, business mentoring and extra-curricular enterprise activities
  • Has an emphasis on consultancy and the opportunity to work on a live entrepreneurial project, aiming to prepare students for future entrepreneurial career options
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Modules

Key foundation year modules include communications, management skills, marketing for business, and global business. This course has a common first year which enables you to work alongside students doing similar courses to you, to widen your knowledge and exposure to other subject areas and professions. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other students, so you can share your insights and experience which will help you to develop and learn. The main study themes covered on the degree course are: Live Event Management You could be offered the opportunity to undertake real project management and event management experiences2, focusing on group work, planning and execution of an innovative, creative or cultural event, as well as closure and evaluation of the project. Event Business Management We cover the core principles and practices of management, but in the context of organising events. Event Marketing Covers the principles of event marketing and specifically the application of service sector marketing to the event industry. Year Two In year two, you will continue to develop the skills and knowledge you’ve learnt. We do this by embedding the following four principles into the curriculum and developing your: Technical skills – digital fluency, backed with the right academic knowledge Study skills – to be an adaptive, independent and proactive learner Professional skills – to have the behaviour and abilities to succeed in your career Global awareness – the beliefs and abilities to be a resilient, confident and motivated global citizen Placement Year There’s no better way to find out what you love doing than trying it out for yourself, which is why a work placement* can often be beneficial. Work placements usually occur between your second and final year of study. They’re a great way to help you explore your potential career path and gain valuable work experience, whilst developing transferable skills for the future. If you choose to do a work placement year, you will pay a reduced tuition fee* of £1,250. For more information, please go to the fees and funding section. During this time you will receive guidance from your employer or partner institution, along with your assigned academic mentor who will ensure you have the support you need to complete your placement. Whilst we would like to give you all the information about our placement/study abroad offering here, it is often tailored for each course every year and depends on the length of placement or study abroad opportunities that are secured. Therefore, the placement and study abroad arrangements vary per course and per student. Request further information about going on a placement or study abroad year. Final Year Year three aims to bring you to the level to enter the world of work by consolidating your knowledge and skills from years one and two. 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. Before accepting any offers, please check the website for the most up to date course content. For full module details please check the course page on the Coventry University website. *For further information please check the course page on the Coventry University website

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include: Formal examinations Phase tests Essays Group work Presentations Reports Projects Coursework Exams Individual Assignments The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • European Foundation for Management Development

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We’re here to help you achieve your study goals. If your qualifications or expected levels of grades differ from those outlined above, chat with our admissions team and between us we will explore the possibilities open to you. We accept a range of qualifications and our study experience is designed to give you options and support from the start. Contact us via our website to find out more.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950* Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950* Year 1
Scotland £7950* Year 1
Wales £7950* Year 1
Channel Islands £7950* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7950* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Please note: UK (home) tuition fees for the degree years will be charged at the current Coventry University UK (home) degree fee level. This is provisionally set at £9,250 for the 25/26 academic year. This course with foundation year is not currently available to international students. If you do not meet the entry requirements to directly join year 1 of the degree, please take a look at our International Pathways Programme for additional options. www.coventry.ac.uk/international-students-hub/international-pathways/
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (with foundation year) at Coventry University - UCAS