Pre-Degree Foundation Programme

Programme Details

On successful completion of the Foundation Programme, students will be eligible for acceptance to study Business and Management degree courses at a wide range of UK universities, including Birmingham City University, University of West London, Roehampton University, London Metropolitan University, Cumbria University, Staffordshire University, Harper Adams University College, University of Bedfordshire, Nottingham Trent University and many others. In practice our highly regarded foundation programmes will give access to ALL universities. For example we have just sent one of our students to Kings College, London University, which is in the world's top 30 universities, and we have sent successful students to the following universities:

Aberdeen University
Anglia Ruskin University
Aston University
University of Bath
Birmingham University
Birmingham City University
Bradford University
Bournemouth University
Brighton University
Brunel University
Buckingham University
Cardiff University
Coventry University
De Montfort University
Dundee University
Durham University
University of East Anglia

Edinburgh University
University of Essex
Glasgow University
Hertfordshire University
University of Kent
Kings College, London University
Lancaster University
Leeds University
Leicester University
Liverpool University
Liverpool John Moore’s University
London Metropolitan University
Loughborough University
Manchester University
Newcastle University
Nottingham University
Nottingham Trent University
 

Oxford Brookes University
University of Plymouth
University of Portsmouth
Queen Mary College,
London University
University of Reading
Roehampton University
Royal Holloway University
University of Sheffield
Southampton University
Staffordshire University
Sterling University
University of Bedfordshire
University of Surrey
Sussex University
Swansea University
University of West London
University of York

Custom Course Materials

Our custom texts - used on our Business and Management Foundation Programmes

Course Structure

Semester - 1
Core English
(30 Credits)
StudySkills
(15 Credits)
Intercultural
Studies
(15 Credits)
Additional English Language and
Study Skills
(non-assessed)
Semester - 2
Business English and Study Skills
(15 Credits)
Business and
Economic
Environment
(15 Credits)
Enterprise
and
Entrepreneurship
(15 Credits)
Additional English Language and
Study Skills
(non-assessed)
Semester - 3
Business
Communications
(15 Credits)
Introduction to Accounting & Finance
(15 Credits)
Introduction to
Organisations
and Management
(15 Credits)
Marketing
and
Data Analysis
(15 Credits)
Additional English Language and
Study Skills
(non-assessed)

Assessment Summary

BUSINESS ENGLISH AND STUDY SKILLS

Assignment 100%

Portfolio of activities (6,000 words equivalent) involving speaking, listening, reading and writing skill development


BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS

Assignment 100%

3,000 word portfolio involving 10 separate tasks


INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

Assignment 100%

Portfolio of activities (3,000 words equivalent over a range of activities)


MARKETING AND DATA ANALYSIS

Assignment 100%

Portfolio of activities (3,000 words equivalent over a range of activities)


BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT

Assignment 100%

Portfolio of activities (3,000 words equivalent over a range of activities)


INTRODUCTION TO ORGANISATIONS AND MANAGEMENT

Assignment 100%

Portfolio of activities (3,000 words equivalent over a range of activities)


ENTERPRISE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Assignment 100%

Portfolio of activities (3,000 words equivalent over a range of activities)


How many semesters is the Pre-Degree Foundation Programme?

The Pre-degree Foundation Programme in Business and Management is delivered over three semesters, two semesters or one semester ‘fast track’, depending upon the student’s IELTS score on entry.

Students will take the three-semester programme if their IELTS score is 4.5, with an intensive English Language content of their first semester (see outline on previous page).

Students with an IELTS score of 5.0 on entry will take the two-semester programme.

Students with an IELTS score of 5.5 on entry are eligible to take the ‘fast-track’ option, which can be completed in one semester (see outline below).


The "Fast-Track" Programme

BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
INTRODUCTION TO ORGANISATIONS AND MANAGEMENT
INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
ENTERPRISE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
MARKETING AND DATA ANALYSIS
BUSINESS ENGLISH AND STUDY SKILLS

Entry Requirements

Requisite English Language Ability Levels on Entry and Exit

  • The minimum requirement for entering the 2-semester Foundation Programme: Pre- Degree will be IELTS 5.0 (or equivalent).
  • The minimum requirement for entering the one-semester fast-track Foundation Programme: Pre- Degree will be IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent).
  • The minimum exit level required for successfully completing our Foundation Programme: Pre- Degree will be IELTS 6.0.

Requisite Academic Qualifications on Entry:

Entry requirements for the Foundation Programme: Pre-Degree: equivalent of 6 UK GCSEs Grade C or above, including Mathematics.

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