Business Management (with foundation year) at Coventry University - UCAS

Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management (with foundation year)

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Course summary

The foundation year of this Coventry University degree will be delivered from our CU Coventry campus. Course delivery from year 1 of the degree onwards will be from Coventry University campus. This course aims to provide you with a solid grounding for a professional career across a range of business sectors. The foundation year introduces the world of business with a sharp focus on aspects of management, business communications and marketing in a global context. The foundation year creates opportunities for you to develop key business skills and to put theory, both traditional and contemporary, into practice with real-world scenarios. Students who successfully complete their foundation year will then progress onto the Business Management BA (Hons) degree within Coventry University’s Business School. The degree part of the course aims to help you develop leadership and management skills through understanding the processes of business management. You can expect to explore how you, can mobilise your creativity and innovation to deal with business complexities and change, both ethically and sustainably. You’ll have opportunities to develop your leadership and management skills in competitive, multi-disciplinary and dynamic global business environments. These skills will be valuable in organisations of all sizes and sectors, from start-up social enterprises to large multi-national corporations, making you attractive to a wide range of employers. Key benefits of the degree

  • Problem-based learning with integration of a state-of-the-art Business Simulation Suite.
  • Working with expert staff with industry insight and opportunities to network with global business leaders.
  • Exploring different cultures and examining different business practices found across the globe.
  • Prepare future leaders by providing an end-to-end understanding of the processes of business management, focussing on how leaders need to ensure that creativity, innovation and change are central to the processes of business sustainability and adaptability.
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Modules

The Business Management BA (Hons) course aims to develop future leaders that are forward-looking and socially responsible. You will learn how leaders mobilise creativity and innovation with emphasis on the complexities of leading and managing change ethically and sustainably. You’ll focus on an end-to-end understanding of business processes with an emphasis on leadership and management. Key foundation year modules include communications, management skills, marketing for business, and global business. The degree course common first year enables you to work alongside students doing similar courses to you, to widen your knowledge and exposure to other subject areas and professions. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other students, so you can share your insights and experience which will help you to develop and learn. Year 1 Modules: Entrepreneurial Thinking Entrepreneurial Ideation Foundations of Management Marketing, Digital and Social Media Business Decision Making using Data Analysis Organisational Behaviour In year two, you will continue to develop the skills and knowledge you’ve learned. We do this by embedding the following four principles into the curriculum and developing your:   Technical skills – digital fluency, backed with the right academic knowledge  Study skills – to be an adaptive, independent and proactive learner  Professional skills – to have the behaviour and abilities to succeed in your career  Global awareness – the beliefs and abilities to be a resilient, confident and motivated global citizen  Placement Year There’s no better way to find out what you love doing than trying it out for yourself, which is why a work placement* can often be beneficial. Work placements usually occur between your second and final year of study. They’re a great way to help you explore your potential career path and gain valuable work experience, whilst developing transferable skills for the future. If you choose to do a work placement year, you will pay a reduced tuition fee* of £1,250. For more information, please go to the fees and funding section. During this time you will receive guidance from your employer or partner institution, along with your assigned academic mentor who will ensure you have the support you need to complete your placement. Whilst we would like to give you all the information about our placement/study abroad offering here, it is often tailored for each course every year and depends on the length of placement or study abroad opportunities that are secured. Therefore, the placement and study abroad arrangements vary per course and per student. Final Year Year three aims to bring you to the level to enter the world of work by consolidating your knowledge and skills from years one and two. You could also work on a large final project in an area of your interest, with the support of a mentor and your Academic Personal Tutor. We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated. Before accepting any offers, please check the website for the most up to date course content. For full module details please check the course page on the Coventry University website. *please check the course page on the Coventry University website

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include: Phase tests Essays Group work Presentations Reports Projects Coursework Exams Individual Assignments The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.


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:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We’re here to help you achieve your study goals. If your qualifications or expected levels of grades differ from those outlined above, chat with our admissions team and between us we will explore the possibilities open to you. We accept a range of qualifications and our study experience is designed to give you options and support from the start. Contact us via our website to find out more.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950* Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950* Year 1
Scotland £7950* Year 1
Wales £7950* Year 1
Channel Islands £7950* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7950* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Please note: UK (home) tuition fees for the degree years will be charged at the current Coventry University UK (home) degree fee level. This is provisionally set at £9,250 for the 25/26 academic year. This course with foundation year is not currently available to international students. If you do not meet the entry requirements to directly join year 1 of the degree, please take a look at our International Pathways Programme for additional options. www.coventry.ac.uk/international-students-hub/international-pathways/
Business Management (with foundation year) at Coventry University - UCAS