Business & Management (with Foundation Year) at Wrexham University - UCAS

Wrexham University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Wrexham University (Prifysgol Wrecsam)

Business & Management (with Foundation Year)

Course summary

Why choose this course? Our BA Business & Management degree is designed to produce graduates with the skills to meets employers’ needs in the contemporary business world and who are ready to build a successful business career. Students will:

  • Gain a broad insight into the world of business and management from academics and industry professionals with a wealth of experience.
  • Acquire the knowledge and abilities not only to become an effective business manager but also the entrepreneurialism to develop their own business.
  • Gain an understanding of management, business operations, corporate strategy, business law and human resources.
  • Undertake a work placement to gain practical work experience.
  • Upon graduating also achieve a Level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the Chartered Management Institute worth over £1,300 at no extra cost.
  • Benefit from Wrexham University being a Bronze Member of the Business Graduates Association with access to a range of benefits including consultative services and the BGA eLearning hub.
You can also study this course as a three year degree (without foundation year) BA (Hons) Business and Management UCAS code: 8BR6 Key Course Features:
  • The Business School has excellent links with professional bodies and business experts who enhance our teaching with guest lectures.
  • Work placement opportunities are available to all of our students who demonstrate a good standard of engagement and professionalism during their studies.
  • All students gain first-hand experience of applying their knowledge as they work with real businesses on a relevant projects.
  • This degree is accredited by the CMI, all our graduating students will also receive a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management from the CMI worth over £1,300 at no additional expense.

Modules

What you will study YEAR 1 (FOUNDATION YEAR) The Foundation Year is an integrated year where you will study core modules with a broad range of students from across the Faculty of Social and Life Sciences, giving you access to different perspectives and networking opportunities. The modules will equip you with key skills needed for Higher Education and beyond. They will give you the chance to explore your subject area and available careers, allowing you to adapt your reading and assessments to be relevant to your degree pathway. Alongside teaching from the broader faculty staff, you will be able to meet with staff and other students from your main degree pathway and get involved with events and opportunities that they are running. Study Skills for Success (core) Resilience in Higher Education and Beyond (Core) A Day in the Life (core) The suite of optional modules are designed to enhance your skills base in relation to your career development. Your personal tutor from your degree will meet with you to help you decide which one of the available optional modules would be most suitable for you. The optional modules are: Welsh for First Time Learners Professional Communication in the Workplace Maths and Experimental Design There are a variety of assessments across the foundation year – presentations, portfolios, electronic scrapbooking, and learning logs are just some. YEAR 2 (LEVEL 4) MODULES Introduction to Management & Business Introduction to Business Finance & Accounting Business Communication Skills Understanding Human Resource Management Marketing Essentials Business Analytics YEAR 3 (LEVEL 5) MODULES Managing Corporate Risk and Crime Digital Business Strategy Agile Leadership Entrepreneurship & Innovation International Business and Trade Professional Behaviours and Valuing People Optional Industry Placement YEAR 4 (LEVEL 6) MODULES Strategic Management Employment Law Strategic Marketing Managing People in an International Context Dissertation The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

Teaching & Assessment Students are assessed in a variety of ways over the course of their undergraduate studies. The balance between the different forms of assessment is determined by the different aims and learning outcomes of the core and option modules. Assessment methods include academic essays, presentations, reports, simulation exercises and examinations. TEACHING AND LEARNING Teaching methods include workshop-based core skills modules, lectures by practitioners, student-led seminars and guided research. Independent learning is an important aspect of all modules, as it enables students to develop both their subject specific and key skills. Independent learning is promoted through the feedback given to students, which takes several forms including small group and one-to-one discussions. Wrexham University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential. We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available. In terms of particular needs, the University’s Inclusion Services can provide appropriate guidance and support should any students require reasonable adjustments to be made because of a recognised prevailing disability, medical condition, or specific learning difference.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W3L7
Institution code:
G53
Campus name:
Wrexham (Main Campus)
Campus code:
W

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

If you require a Student Visa (formerly referred to as Tier 4 visa) to study in the UK, please apply through Centurus at https://centurusone.com/apply/1111.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Wrexham University takes into account a variety of qualifications and experience when considering applications to our programmes. If you are unsure if the qualifications you currently hold will be accepted for entry, or if you're not sure you'll achieve the required UCAS Tariff points, please contact us at [email protected] for further advice and guidance.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business & Management (with Foundation Year) at Wrexham University - UCAS