- Validated by:
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
- Start date: September 2018
- UCAS code: N103
- Institutional code: H65
This Foundation Degree with Optional Integrated Foundation Entry is designed for those who want to study for the foundation degree but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to start just yet. The foundation entry modules include: Skills for Higher Education, Business in Context, Management Business Information, Introduction to Enterprise Skills, Managing People and Organisations and Marketing and Retail.
The programmes goes on to develop knowledge and understanding of a range of business disciplines and line management to marketing, accounting and business practice. It will focus on developing the undergraduate’s core study skills, general business knowledge and problem solving abilities. In addition, there will be emphasis on improving mathematical and literacy skills, for progression into employment or on to further study.
It is expected that throughout the course undergraduates will have the opportunity to visit local businesses to enhance their understanding and perception of their studies. Visiting academics and employers will also be invited to ‘guest lecture’ further enriching experience of 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.