University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management (with integrated foundation year)

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Course summary

Make a difference and join a course created with industry and professional bodies, where you’ll learn to manage a range of departments and develop the skill set needed to stand out. Course Overview If you’re looking for a business management foundation course that’ll enable you to discover your own personal leadership skills and that of others around you, then this course is for you. Your introductory year has been designed to support you in developing essential university skills and the confidence needed to progress on to our degree level programme. You will study management from a range of perspectives and address the big issues facing modern business. Industry-active tutors and resources will ensure learning stays current. You’ll become business-ready through access to the latest technology. Classroom activities, including leading lectures and mock office environments, will build managerial confidence. Our employer network will provide a strong practical insight, while challenge and creativity will develop your problem-solving, decision-making and team-working skills. On this course you will...

  • Develop the skills to bring change to organisations.
  • Learn how to meet the diverse needs of employees.
  • Learn how to shape an organisational vision.
  • Learn how to communicate effectively.
  • Develop confidence to lead others.
What you will learn 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. 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
  • Human Resource Management, Theory and Practice
  • Sandwich Placement (As appropriate for your target award)
  • Services Marketing
  • Managing Operations
  • International Economics
Year Four
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Business Psychology
  • 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:
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 £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 integrated foundation year) at University of Cumbria - UCAS