University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management (with integrated foundation year)

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Course summary

Wish to pursue a career in domestic and global organisations or the not-for-profit sector? We’ve designed you a course - in consultation with industry and the professional bodies – so you can gain all the core academic and practical skills you’ll need to adapt and succeed in the globally changing business landscape. Your foundation year will teach you all the academic skills you require to progress onto the full degree programme. Why Choose University of Cumbria We’ll provide you with a firm grasp of operations management, economics and business management, while enabling you to develop core skills in problem-solving, decision-making, team-working and communications. But you won’t just learn theoretically about business management - you’ll be doing it, thanks to our innovative teaching. From leading a lecture to turning the classroom into an office, you’ll get every opportunity to become the confident and effective manager that employers demand in today’s dynamic business environment.

  • 9/10 of our business graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating (DLHE 2017)
  • Use the latest technology and packages of that in the real business world
  • Graduate with a solid portfolio of work - informed by academic theory and current thinking – to present to a future employer
  • You get great tutor support and we get to know you because our class sizes are small
  • Taught by academic tutors who are current industry consultants and published experts
  • Tutors are involved in international research, keeping your learning right up to date
  • Study in a professional environment in our dedicated Business School
  • Tailor-make your own courses to fit your future career path
  • We’ll push you to your academic limit, so you graduate being the best you can be
  • Opportunity to study abroad to gain international business experience
  • Access to new and modern social and study spaces, technology and facilities
You’ll live on our campus in the vibrant student city of Lancaster by the spectacular north-west coastline and within an hour of the Lake District National Park and the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool. So, whether you want lively or leisurely in your free time, you’re within reach of both. Our campus is also home to the Centre For Regional Economic Development, where our academics work with local authorities together with large and small organisations to research and analyse contemporary issues affecting local and regional economies in the north of England. So, your studies will benefit from the latest research and best practices. Our graduates have been snapped up by banks and major high-street companies for graduate schemes. So, if you’re looking for a course that’ll give you an edge in business, a great employability profile and current industry-specific business knowledge – this is it. Modules Foundation year Essential University Skills 1 Contemporary Issues and the Media Business Innovation Essential University Skills 2 Leading and Managing Individuals and Organisations Individual Case Study Year one Managing People and Organisations The Business Environment Introduction to Business Finance Fundamentals of Business Principles of Marketing Management Accounting Year two Organisational Behaviour Responsibility, ethics and sustainability in practice Human Resource Management, Theory and Practice Sandwich Placement (As appropriate for your target award) Services Marketing Managing Operations International Economics Year three Strategic Analysis Business Psychology Global Business Digital Marketing

Course details

Modules

Foundation year - Compulsory modules: Essential University Skills 1, Contemporary Issues and the Media, Business Innovation, Essential University Skills 2, Leading and Managing Individuals and Organisations, Individual Case Study. Year one - Compulsory modules: Managing People and Organisations, The Business Environment, Introduction to Business Finance, Fundamentals of Business, Principles of Marketing, Management Accounting. Year two - Compulsory modules: Organisational Behaviour, Responsibility, ethics and sustainability in practice, Human Resource Management, Theory and Practice, Sandwich Placement (As appropriate for your target award), Services Marketing, Managing Operations, International Economics. Year three - Compulsory modules: Strategic Analysis, Business Psychology, Global Business, Digital Marketing. Optional modules (subject to availability and demand): Applied Business Research and Analysis, Independent Project, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N101
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

If you are over 21 and returning to study after being in relevant employment for a minimum of 3 years and do not meet the published entry requirements for Year 1 of our degree courses, please do not assume you are not qualified to join us. Our experienced Admissions and Academic staff will review your prior qualifications and professional experience to support your application. The Integrated Foundation Year programmes support your return to education and are specifically designed for students who have the ability to study for a degree but may not have all the necessary qualifications, skills or experience to join the degree in Year 1. Contact our Course Enquiries Team for more information.


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
EU £6000 Year 1
International £7500 Year 1

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Business Management (with integrated foundation year) at University of Cumbria - UCAS