Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Psychology (Foundation Year)

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Course summary

A foundation year provides the perfect environment to advance your academic abilities before continuing on to the full degree course. Key skills and knowledge gained during the year give you an excellent grounding and a wide exposure to a range of subjects within our triple accredited business school. You'll develop your study skills including academic writing and personal and professional development to start you off in the best possible way for your degree. You will learn more about business in a global and national context, and approaches to leading and managing in organisations. The foundation year also gives you the ability to the to develop your analytical skills and learn how to incorporate data to add real value to achieve organisational objectives. Once you’ve passed, you’ll be ready to start your degree course. That means your degree will take four years, or five years if it includes a work placement or year studying abroad. The full BA (Hons) Business Psychology degree will prepare you for a variety of roles. You can expect to gain practical experience in psychology with specialised modules in coaching, fairness, cognitive and social psychology, cross-cultural leadership and decision-making. Our business psychology degree will offer you an opportunity to gain internationally relevant techniques to influence employee wellbeing, staff retention and human behaviour. Whether you want to be an independent professional or work in a relevant field such as HR, change management or learning and development, by the time you graduate you will be armed with an advanced set of transferable psychology-based skills that can deliver real results in your workplace and even personal life. FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Funding support – you can apply for student finance (e.g. tuition fee loan, student loan and student maintenance grant) in the same way as other students.
  • Triple accredited – our business school holds the globally recognised trio of accreditations from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA, placing us among the best business schools in the world.
  • Adapt to life at university – develop your study skills and get to know your campus and lecturers during your foundation year.
  • Enhance your employability – through activities including internships, volunteering or learning a new language. With our award-winning ‘Rise at Manchester Met’ programme you can gain extra academic credits towards your degree.
  • Supporting you in person and online – student support initiatives including drop-in sessions, lecture recordings and dedicated support, both on and offline.
  • Business psychology experts – access to research-active academic staff with working experience in business psychology.

Course details


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2022.

If you already have a 2022 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
332N
Institution code:
M40
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade D/3 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English pass and GCSE grade D/3 in Mathematics or Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics pass


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
67%
Student satisfaction
67%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For more information on fees, please visit: https://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/ba-business-psychology-foundation-year/september-2022/#fees
Business Psychology (Foundation Year) at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS