Blackburn College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Lancaster University

Business with Management with Foundation Entry

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Course summary

Our BA (Hons) Business with Management with Foundation Entry degree course is designed for students who want to study Business and Management at degree level, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to start the Honours degree programme just yet. Compared to courses such as BA (Hons) Business with Human Resource Management or FdA Accounting, the BA (Hons) Business with Management route does not focus on one narrow area of a business, but instead allows you to study a wider range of business practices, including marketing, finance, human resources and operations. The Business with Management degree is designed for students who want to work in the fast-paced global world of private and public organisations, coordinating teams and using resources efficiently, or perhaps establishing and running their own business. The Business and Management course aims to combine intellectual rigour with personal development, as well seeking to offer a grounding in the core principles of business such as marketing, finance, human resource management, operations and decision making. You will develop powers of analysis, problem solving skills, research skills, critical thinking, team work and interpersonal skills. The degree is validated by Lancaster University and is a modular programme which enables you to study a wide range of business related topics. Our supportive, qualified and experienced staff, together with accessible and interactive lecture/seminar formats, all help to ensure you will have a rewarding academic experience.

Course details


Modules include: First year modules include: Preparing for Higher Education Foundation in Business & Finance And one module from the choice of: Foundation in Mathematics Foundation in English Language and Literary Studies Foundation in Psychology A World in Crisis: A foundation in Social Science You will then move on to study the following modules in the remaining 3 years of the programme: Introduction to the Business Environment Principles of Human Resource Management Understanding Organisations Introduction to Finance Business Study Skills Career Planning and Personal Development Business Environment: Economic Context Business Environment: Integrated Perspectives Information Analysis and Decision Making Understanding and Managing People Operations and Quality Research Methods European and International Dimensions of Business Business Marketing and Promotions Strategy Business Operations and Change Research Development and Planning Development and Evaluation Project (Optional) Business Project (Optional) Dissertation Project (Optional) Enterprise Advanced Leadership and Management

Assessment method

Throughout the course a full range of assessment techniques will be used. You will be assessed by: Individual and group assignments Presentations Time constraint assessments Examinations Professional dialogue Academic posters Projects

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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