University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management with Marketing (with integrated foundation year)

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Course summary

Marketing is vital for the success of any business. If you want a future boosting businesses through positive marketing outcomes, our BA (Hons) Business Management with Marketing programme - designed in consultation with industry and the professional bodies – will enable you to do just that. You’ll explore core principles of business management with a focus on marketing, taking in advertising, branding, strategies and digital communication in the modern business world. Course Overview If you’re looking for a business management with marketing foundation course that will develop your skills and confidence in a supportive, dynamic environment then look no further. Your introductory year will give you the confidence and essential university skills needed to progress onto our degree level level programme. Designed to build upon on our core management degree, our marketing pathway course will provide you with a thorough grounding in marketing principles before exploring a range of ‘hot topics’, including international marketing and digital communications. Study of consumer behaviour will give you a fascinating insight into the process of understanding and influencing markets. Strategic studies will develop the kind of big-picture thinking that’s crucial to making an impact as a marketing manager. On this course you will...

  • Develop a thorough understanding of consumer behaviour.
  • Explore marketing communications.
  • Study digital marketing strategies.
  • Nurture the skills needed to bring change to organisations.
  • Learn how to communicate effectively.
What you will learn You'll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of Business Management with Marketing in small, medium, and large organisations with sound knowledge. But you won't just learn theoretically about business - you'll be doing it. Our innovative teaching can bolster your management and marketing business practice, because you'll find yourself leading a lecture, or turning the classroom into a boardroom, giving you every opportunity to build your business confidence. Year one
  • Essential University Skills One
  • Contemporary Issues and the Media
  • Business Innovation
  • Essential University Skills Two
  • Leading and Managing Individuals and Organisations
  • Individual Case Study
Year two
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • The Business Environment
  • Introduction to Business Finance
  • Fundamentals of Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Management Accounting
Year three
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainability in Practice
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Services Marketing
  • Managing Operations
  • Marketing Communications
Year four
  • Strategic Analysis
  • International Marketing
  • Global Business
  • Digital Marketing
  • Applied Business Research and Analysis (optional module)
  • Independent Project (optional module)
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship (optional module)

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N103
Institution code:
C99
Campus name:
Lancaster
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature learners with the level 2 entry requirements and a minimum of 3 years post qualification work experience in a subject relevant occupation where experiential learning may be applied, can undertake a pre-entry assessment of 1500 words


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6125 Year 1
Scotland £6125 Year 1
Wales £6125 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6125 Year 1
EU £6125 Year 1
International £8565 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are for the first year only. For years 2 - 4, the BA or BSc fee will apply. Visit www.cumbria.ac.uk/studentfinance for more information about student fees and finance, and for details about our alumni discount.
Business Management with Marketing (with integrated foundation year) at University of Cumbria - UCAS