Management Birkbeck, University of London

Awarded by: University of London

This Foundation Degree in Management offers you a flexible professional development programme in management theory and practice. As well as developing your mathematical, data analysis and applied IT skills, it will also enhance your decision-making and interpersonal skills, so you can become a more confident all-round business practitioner.

On successful completion of this Foundation Degree, you may progress directly to Year 3 of Birkbeck's BA Management, BA Accounting and Management, or BSc Business.

This programme attracts students from both the public and private sectors, including administrators, clerical workers and managers, as well as the self-employed. Our tutorial/seminar sessions give you a chance to interact with your peers and to develop insights into analysing and interpreting a wide and varied subject matter.

This course is also available for study in Stratford.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A Foundation Degree is an undergraduate degree, designed to equip you with the necessary academic knowledge and practical and transferable skills demanded by today’s employers.

  • Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management. Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals.

  • We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting.

  • You will have access to Moodle, our online learning resource where all information and materials relating to your programme of study and modules are available. You will also have access to the Birkbeck Library and e-Library where you can obtain books and journal articles required for your studies.

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    October 2018

  • Duration

    2 years


Course details

Modules

You take a mixture of compulsory and option modules, worth 240 credits in total.

In Year 1, you take seven compulsory modules.

In Year 2, you take five compulsory modules and one option module.

YEAR 1 COMPULSORY MODULES:
Financial Accounting;
Groupwork in Practice;
Introductions: Understanding the Business World;
Management Accounting;
Mathematics for Business;
Personal and Professional Development I;
Quantitative Methods.

YEAR 2 COMPULSORY MODULES:
Information and Communication Technologies;
Marketing Principles and Practices;
Microeconomics for Business;
Organizational Behaviour;
Work-Based Learning Module.


How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N201
Institution code B24
Campus name Main Site

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests. If you don't meet the minimum IELTS requirement, we offer pre-sessional English courses, foundation programmes and language support services to help you improve your English language skills and get your place at Birkbeck.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information

We welcome applicants without traditional entry qualifications as we base decisions on our own assessment of qualifications, knowledge and previous work experience. We may waive formal entry requirements based on judgement of academic potential.

Grade C GCSE-level English and maths are normally required; applicants who do not hold this level of qualification may be required to take a skills test at a selection evening.

Some applicants may be advised to take the Certificate in Higher Education in Management.

Access to Higher Education Diploma with a minimum of 15 credits achieved at Merit or Distinction in business or accountancy units.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

To be confirmed

Other options for this course