Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business (Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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 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:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

This course does not require any previous study at level 3, however you will be required to have two years' work experience, ideally in a relevant field. Your application will be considered on an individual basis and the application is reviewed as a whole, which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6700 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6700 Year 1
Scotland £6700 Year 1
Wales £6700 Year 1

Additional fee information

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