Explore the dynamic world of business. Realise your amazing qualities. Develop real skills. Gain cutting edge knowledge. Your management future starts here. Surprise yourself! Why Study With Us? Here is a quote from student Freya Brewis: "The programmes content will provide the foundation of knowledge required for success in the business world...it provides the tools for you to stand out from every other student and to develop your understanding further.” We bring Business and Management to life with inspiring and real experiences. This means that we develop outstanding business professionals so that you, like Freya, can progress to a great career. Our business campus is both state of the art and welcoming. This is a special and unique place that will enable you to flourish and grow from undergraduate student to confident business professional. You are a name here. We value your uniqueness. Throughout your course, you will be mentored and supported by a Personal Tutor. These are people who will support you through life’s challenges. You will also benefit from our Student Experience Representatives. These are students who make sure that your voice is heard. It’s a really competitive world in business today. We will equip you with much more than business knowledge. Your future employers are seeking skills that we develop with you. This means you leave us with experiences that should give you an edge at interview and in the workplace. Foundation Year courses have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly into the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so. Specialisms/pathways available include Business Finance, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources or Marketing
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
Year 1 (Level 4) assessments focus upon knowledge and skill development through a blend of examinations, essays and reports. Year 2 (Level 5) assessments build upon this by developing optional interests, which can expand the assessments to include presentations, proposals and group work, whilst Year 3 (Level 6) assessments have a prominent focus upon individual projects and self-directed learning activities.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
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Other vocational qualifications at Level 3 will also be considered, such as NVQs. If you are a mature student (21 or over) and have been out of education for a while or do not have experience or qualifications at Level 3 (equivalent to A Levels), then our Foundation Year courses will help you to develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in your chosen degree. Please note: certain courses may require that you have studied a specific subject at GCE A Level (or acceptable alternatives), e.g. Biology, Maths or Chemistry, or GCSE Maths at grade C.
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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