As a foundation degree, this course is for students who might not have academic experience other than school but are working in a business.
You'll learn about key issues in the business world and their effects on how modern companies are managed.
Teaching is done through classroom and self-study, using your own work experience to talk about business theory and help you take your learning from the classroom to the workplace. Plus, you'll go on work-based practice in a company you choose.
You'll be marked on assignments of your choice, which means you can focus your degree on your interests and career goals.
Learn more about this course in the FdA Business and Management programme specifications.
This course is taught through classroom and self-study, using problem-based learning to look at and discuss different management and business ideas.
Working in small teams with other students, you'll think about how to manage a range of situations using examples from your own work experience to talk about business theory and workplace practice.
You'll learn through lectures, seminar, debates, tutorials and workshops, go on visits to companies, watch guest speakers and use cutting-edge e-technology.
You'll be tested with coursework, case studies, business simulations, presentations, reports, essays, exams and timed assessments.
Please note: modules are subject to change
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
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To study this course you'll need:
You must meet the minimum English language requirements to join the course.
The annual, full-time, fee for this course is:
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This course gets you ready for management roles, teaching you key skills top employers are looking for.
You'll learn about running a successful business, using transferable skills to manage, make informed decisions and being a leader in your industry.
You'll be able to apply for roles in business analysis, account management, sales, marketing and more.
Students that graduate from our business and management courses have gone on to work for companies like Transport for London, Primark, Pancontinental Logistics and more.
With our guest lecture series, you'll hear from people who are already in the kinds of management roles you could have.
Past speakers have included Maurice Duffy, CEO of Global Blackswan, Mike Johnson, CEO of Castrol and Executive Vice President of BP, Uday K. Dholakia, Senior Partner of Global Consulting, Neil Stephenson, CEO of ONYX and James Ramsbotham, CEO of the North East Chamber of Commerce.
Guest lectures help you put what you're learning in the classroom in a real-world context to prepare you not just for exams but for life as well.
When you finish this course, you can bring your qualification up to a full undergraduate honours with our BA (Hons) Business Management and Entrepreneurship (Top-Up) degree.
The course only takes one year of full-time study and can open up your career choices even more.
Contact us to learn how to get credit for your previous learning and top-up with a range of degrees.