Business and Management with a Foundation Year at University of Kent - UCAS

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business and Management with a Foundation Year

Course summary

The Business and Management degree at Kent is far-ranging and through detailed theory and hands-on experience, builds important leadership skills across a range of business areas. You’ll learn the fundamentals of how businesses operate from leading academic experts. Explore topics such as management principles, marketing, accounting, and the international business environment. As you progress, you’ll be introduced to the advanced concepts of many business and management disciplines with the flexibility to tailor your course to suit your interests. The Foundation Year is for students whose school-leaving qualifications are below the level required. It offers one year of full-time study prior to the start of your chosen course to prepare you for study at a degree level. Reasons to Study Business and Management at Kent

  • Tailor your degree to suit your aspirations with optional modules
  • Our Course is accredited by the Charted Management Institute (CMI), making you eligible to gain the CMI level 5 professional certificate in Management and Leadership
  • We feature in the top 1% of business schools globally with triple accreditation status from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS
  • Gain employability support during your studies and for three years after you graduate.
  • Add a Year Abroad or Year in Industry for real-world experience or take a 'Selfie Year' and launch your own business through ASPIRE.

Modules

Stage 0: The Foundation Year aims to extend access to university education to students from a wide variety of educational backgrounds and age groups and prepares these students for our three or four-year degrees. On successful completion of your Foundation Year, you move on to the first year of our BSc (Hons) programme, with the option to undertake a Year Abroad or Year in Industry as part of your course. Stage 1 Your first year is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in the understanding of business practices and their related functions, such as marketing, human resource management, and accounting. The analysis of the fast-changing business environment and the development of software and employability skills complement the business-related content. Stage 2 In the second year you will develop your understanding on key concepts and theories to enhance your intellectual agility and provide an opportunity to apply theory to practice. You have the opportunity choose optional modules to tailor the programme to your aspirations and interests ranging from marketing analytics to retail and entrepreneurship. Stage 3 Your final year has a greater focus on developing your strategic thinking though topics such as leadership and corporate strategy, strategic marketing, and critical approaches to human resource management you will develop your critical and analytical thinking. You will also be able to choose optional modules in various business-related topics to prepare you for your future career. The research project gives you the opportunity to develop your research skills and deepen your knowledge on a specific business aspect.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N103
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
University of Kent at Medway
Campus code:
K

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £13500 Year 1
International £18000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2023/24 for international students are £21,900 for laboratory programmes and £18,000 for non-laboratory programmes
Business and Management with a Foundation Year at University of Kent - UCAS