Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business (Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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This Business Foundation course will introduce students to the world of business with a sharp focus on aspects of management, business communications and marketing in a global context. This course creates opportunities for students to develop key business skills and to put theory, both traditional and contemporary, into practice with real-world scenarios and to prepare them for study at undergraduate level. The course enables students who successfully pass the course to automatically progress onto any of the following BA (Honours) Degree courses: Management & Leadership, Marketing & Public Relations or Tourism & Hospitality Management. Students can also progress on to other business degrees within the University Group. At CU Coventry, we focus on seeing our students all the way through to employment, a dedicated, one-site Careers Zone department. In addition to proven, traditional methods, students also benefit from invaluable information from experienced entrepreneurs and business professionals. Key course benefits;

  • You will receive support with applying for short and long-term placements, to gain the experience employers desire, with our in-house Careers & Employability department.
  • You will have the opportunity for multi-campus learning in Coventry, London and Scarborough.
  • We keep our fees low to make higher education more accessible to everyone.
  • Small tutorial group sessions ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need.
  • We deliver one module at a time during each block. This means you can dedicate your time to specialise in each subject without the distraction of numerous modules and multiple deadlines.

Course details

Modules

Our main study themes are: Academic Skills: You will improve and refine key academic skills needed for progression into higher education and industry application. These skills include research methods, communication skills, referencing skills, presentation skills and more. Management Skills: You will have an understanding of management skills and appropriate approaches. You will also learn motivational skills, decision making, problem solving and more. Communications: Exploring communicating with teams and the important role this plays in the business industry. You will also look at different forms of communications from presentations to written, with a focus on how to share information effectively. For more information about what you will study, please visit our website.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

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:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 40 points from a minimum of one A2 level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma The Access to HE Diploma. Plus GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics at grade 4 / C or above.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D
Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) D
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above to include English and Mathematics.

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University Group.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6500 Year 1
England £6500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6500 Year 1
Scotland £6500 Year 1
Wales £6500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

Visit our website

Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB


Clearing contact details

Recruitment and Admissions

02476 791791

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 13th and Friday 14th August - 07:00 - 19:00 Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th August - 10:00 - 16:00 Monday 19th August onwards - 8:30 - 17:00


Course contact details

Visit our course page
UK Admissions Office

024 7765 2222

European and International Admissions Office

+44 024 7765 2152

Business (Foundation Year) at Coventry University - UCAS