Get the skills you need to become a confident business manager with UKMC in collaboration with Canterbury Christ Church University. Our BSc (Hons) Business Management with Foundation Year offers an enriching pathway to higher education, deepening your understanding from the outset.
At the heart of every prosperous organisation lies astute business management. Our course, tailored specifically for UKMC, enriches your comprehension of organisations and their management strategies. The foundation year is instrumental in instilling the vital study skills and fostering the self-assuredness requisite for advanced education.
Dive into the core areas of business, encompassing finance, HR, marketing, and operations. Grasp the nuances of the macro and micro environments they function within, inclusive of the cultural, societal, and ethical facets.
With UKMC's and Christ Church Business School’s robust affiliations with a plethora of local, regional, and national enterprises, students have the privilege to delve into actual organisational challenges.
Why Choose Business Management with Foundation Year at UKMC? Our bespoke course immerses you into diverse organisations and their external spheres, thereby cultivating an understanding of their operational and managerial aspects. With its hands-on approach, the course sets the foundation of knowledge right from the beginning.
The foundation year acquaints you with the pivotal realms of business, empowering you to seamlessly transition into degree-level studies. As you traverse through the course, your business acumen will be honed, consistently challenged by real-world predicaments that demand innovative solutions.
Harness your communication and analytical abilities with our meticulously designed coursework, paving your way to become the visionary manager of tomorrow.
|BSc (Hons) Business Management Offered With Foundation Year
|Canterbury Christ Church University
|Mode of study:
|Weekdays, Weekend, Evening
|January, May, September
During the foundation year, you'll study six core modules:
The first year will introduce you to the key elements of business management through a diverse range of core modules:
In your second year, you will gain knowledge of how businesses operate through the core modules
In the final year, you'll adopt a more strategic perspective, developing your finance and management skills through the core modules
|Pass 45 Credits
|Combinations A combination of qualifications totalling 64 UCAS points minimum
At UKMC, our collaboration with Canterbury Christ Church University ensures that our course adhere strictly to the academic standards set by the university, especially for the dental department. We advise potential students to acquaint themselves with the detailed entry requirements set by the university to ensure a smooth admissions process.
For specifics on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) prerequisites for this course, kindly click here to be redirected to our associated web page at Canterbury Christ Church University.
Typical applicants are expected to possess 64 UCAS Tariff points. However, we understand that every student is unique, and thus, candidates without these formal qualifications might still be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. It's crucial for such candidates to initiate their applications through UCAS.
It is imperative for Business School aspirants to hold a GCSE mathematics certification, with a minimum grade of C or its equivalent.
For a comprehensive breakdown of the entry prerequisites and other relevant details, please visit the Canterbury Christ Church University's dedicated page.
We are committed to your development as a skilled and inquiring student, ethically engaged with the world and its future, and aim to use a variety of methods and approaches tailored to your individual needs in order to achieve this. The modules in the first semester employ a mix of lectures, tutorials, and online material provided via our virtual learning environment (VLE), as well as student-centred workshops and learning exercises. This provides you with a wide range of differentiated activities, and plenty of regular 1:1 feedback and support throughout the first Semester.
Building on this, teaching in the second semester uses also includes individual supervision specifically to support your ‘Individual Project’. Study on all these modules is supported by the Communication and Academic Skills for HE module. In this way, basic skills learned and developed in semester 1 are integrated and further developed in semester 2, with appropriate individualised support and scaffolding provided throughout. At the end of this process, you should be a more independent, self-confident learner ready to embark on degree level study at Level 4.
Our teaching team will share with you their expert knowledge, experience and research insights during stimulating lectures, seminars and practical workshops.
You'll be taught over two semesters each year, taking three modules per semester. Typically, you'll have around 12 contact hours per week, depending on your module choices, in addition to independent learning.
Seminars in smaller groups will enable you to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures and you'll also be supported by your academic personal tutor.
Your final year project will be based on a live brief from a relevant industry.
When not attending lectures, seminars, workshops or other timetabled sessions you'll continue learning through self-study. Typically, this involves reading journal articles and books, undertaking research in the library, working on projects, and preparing for coursework assignments/examinations, workshops and seminars. Your module tutor will direct you towards specific readings and/or activities to complete before class.
You'll be assessed by a number of methods including essays, reports, business simulations, presentations, reflective logs, computer based assessments, examinations, and case studies. Some modules include group assessments to help you become familiar with working as a team; often a key aspect of professional and graduate level work.
The nature of the assessment depends on the modules you take. This mixture is intended to build individual knowledge and skills in the application of theory and best practice to realistic business scenarios. It also provides valuable experience in the importance of effective teamwork and leadership in achieving goals.
Your Future Career By blending classroom learning and hands-on tasks, this degree is ready to help you chase many different job choices.
Our past students have stepped into exciting and tough jobs in both private and public areas, in the UK and other countries.
They’ve found work in managing projects, handling shipping, working in banks, overseeing production, and teaching.
They’ve joined big-name companies like Google, Apple, KPMG, HSBC, and the NHS. Also, if you’re looking to study more, this degree makes a strong starting point for diving into more advanced business-related courses at the Master's level.
Through working together with a known university, we aim to help you move towards a bright work future
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