University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management (with integrated foundation year)

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Course summary

Make a difference and join a business management foundation degree 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 foundation course in business that will enable you to discover your own personal leadership skills and those 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
  • Understanding Self and Others
  • Exploring Business Contexts
  • Measuring What Matters
  • Fundamentals of Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Leading Teams and Managing Others
Year Three
  • Human Resource Management, Theory and Practice
  • Environmental, Social and Governance Issues in Organisations
  • Applying Strategic Analysis
  • Services Marketing and Customer Experience
  • Managing Operations
  • International Human Relations Management
  • Digital Communications and Content Marketing
Year Four
  • Coaching, Mentoring and Empowering
  • International Marketing
  • Career Management
  • Global to Local Business Futures
  • Applied Digital Marketing
  • Capstone Project
  • Business Psychology


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.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13575 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