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Business (Foundation Entry) - BA (Hons)

  • Validated by:
    University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

  • UCAS code: N100
  • Institutional code: H65


The entry year has been designed to develop a student’s knowledge and understanding of business as a whole. The year will focus on developing the student’s core study skills, general business knowledge and problem solving abilities. In addition, in respect of its importance, there will be a lot of emphasis on building for mathematical and literacy skills required to progress to foundation degree level.

Throughout the course students will have the opportunity to visit local businesses to enhance their understanding and perception of their studies. Visiting academics and employers will further enrich their experience on the course.

Teaching and learning on the course will be delivered through a range of lectures, practical workshops, research seminars, group work, project work and guest speakers.

Guest speakers from different areas of business will conduct workshops and Q&A sessions. Students will be involved in research activities.

Assessment will be via a combination of coursework and exams.

What topics/modules are covered?

You will study a range of core modules, including:

  • Study Skills
  • Business in Context
  • Management Business Information
  • Introduction to enterprise
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Marketing and Retail

What are the entry requirements?

In order to qualify for this course, you will need to be aged 18+ and have:

  • At least five GCSEs at grade C (9-4 new grade equivalent) or above to include maths and English

And either:

  • a BTEC Extended Diploma at Level 3 within a relevant subject

Or:

  • A Levels or International Baccalaureate
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What can I do if I complete this course?

Successful completion of this course leads to guaranteed progression on to Year 1 of a related degree programme at the Hugh Baird University Centre. Alternatively, you may have the option of progressing onto a related degree programme at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).


Duration

Entry year. One year full time or two years part time.

Contacts

Primary contact:
Karen Grant
Tel: 0151 353 4444 ext 5554 or email: karen.grant@hughbaird.ac.uk

Other contact:
Yvonne Yule
Tel: 0151 353 4444 ext 5208 or email: yvonne.yule@hughbaird.ac.uk


Cost

You don’t need to pay your tuition fees up front - Tuition Fee Loans cover university or college tuition fees and are paid direct to the university or college, by Student Finance England. They are available to all eligible students regardless of household income. The amount you pay back is dependent on how much you earn and not how much you owe and you won’t need to start paying them back until you are earning more than £21,000 per year. Student Loans will also help to support your living costs.

For more information, visit www.gov.uk/student-finance

The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2017/18 and 2018/19 for Home and EU students is:

  • £6,000 per year

The standard part time tuition fee rate for 2017/18 and 2018/19 for Home and EU students is:

  • £1,000 per 20 credit module

The University Centre’s tuition fees are reviewed each academic year.


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