University of Cumbria

Business Management (with integrated foundation year) University of Cumbria Degree level: Undergraduate

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Wish to pursue a career in domestic and global organisations or the not-for-profit sector?

Well, we’ve designed you a course - in consultation with industry and the professional bodies – so you can gain all the core academic and practical skills you’ll need to adapt and succeed in the globally changing business landscape.

Your foundation year will teach you all the academic skills you require to progress onto the full degree programme.

Why Choose University of Cumbria

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.

  • You’ll use the latest technology and packages of that in the real business world

  • Graduate with a solid portfolio of work - informed by academic theory and current thinking – to present to a future employer

  • You get great tutor support and we get to know you because our class sizes are small

  • Taught by academic tutors who are current industry consultants and published experts

  • Tutors are involved in international research, keeping your learning right up-to-date

  • You’ll be studying in a professional environment in our dedicated Business School

  • You can tailor make your own courses to fit your future career path

  • We’ll push you to your academic limit, so you graduate being the best you can be

  • Opportunity to study abroad

You’ll be living in a vibrant student city of Lancaster by the spectacular north west coastline. And, within an hour of the Lake District National Park and the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool. So, whether you want lively or leisurely, you’re within reach of both.

We’ve seen former students being snapped up by banks and major high-street companies for graduate schemes. So, if you’re looking for a course that’ll give you an edge in business, a great employability profile and current industry-specific business knowledge – this is it.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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

Course code N101
Institution code C99
Campus name Lancaster
Campus code L

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 56 - 72 points
A level CD - DDD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP - MMP
Access to HE Diploma M: 21 credits
P: 24 credits
Must pass all 60 credits, 45 at level 3
Scottish Higher DDDD - CCDD


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6,000 Year 1
International £7,500 Year 1
England £6,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,000 Year 1
Scotland £6,000 Year 1
Wales £6,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Cumbria
Registered Office
Fusehill Street
Carlisle
CA1 2HH


Course contact details

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0845 606 1144

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