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Business with a Foundation Year (Elite Athlete Pathway) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    N1FY

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • University Ranking

    8th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    4th

    1 (Business & Management Studies)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    155

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    93

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.24

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    28-SEP-20

Course Summary

Business with a Foundation Year is only available to students performing at a very high standard in a chosen sport, who wish to study at Loughborough, but do not have the required qualifications due to sporting commitments.It is ideal for students who wish to combine their sports training with academic study. The course enables entry into any of our accounting, finance, business and management courses for students that are classed as elite athletes by our performance sport centre and have not got the qualifications required for direct entry.It is a one year course which will enable you to progress onto the first year of your chosen degree course, provided the relevant progression criteria are met.During the year you will undertake core modules in Business, Psychology with Sociology and a Mathematics module, and choose options from Economics and Sport Science. You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials.Our foundation course is taught in-house by University staff. As a student on the course you will be a member the University, with full access to the Students’ Union, clubs, societies, sports facilities and support departments. Completing a foundation year can be a real attribute to your overall degree success. It not only opens doors to courses that may have previously looked closed, but also provides a sound base on which to establish a successful academic career. Many who have completed the foundation year have also said how beneficial it was to them in supporting their transition into University life.As an elite athlete or elite level coach studying at the UK’s top sporting university, you will benefit from a package of excellent coaching, expert strength and conditioning, sport medicine support and heavily discounted gym membership in addition to access to our extensive sports and training facilities, where possible.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Extended Project

Grades / Points

BBC

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

8th

About this University

Loughborough University is based on a fantastic 440-acre single-site campus at the heart of the UK. All undergraduate courses offer the option to include a year in industry as part of the degree. The student experience is renowned, with endless opportunities to get involved in at Loughborough Students' Union.

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Ashby Road

Loughborough

LE11 3TU

UNITED KINGDOM