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Business and Management (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School. Fewer than 5% of Business Schools worldwide are accredited by the AACSB, and this accolade recognises our focus on excellence in all areas of learning, teaching, assessment, and the student experience.Business and Management is a very diverse subject, and a degree in this area will act as a stepping stone for you to work in any industry, anywhere in the world. Not only will you gain an in-depth academic understanding of business and management, but you will also enhance your teamworking, independent learning, communication and problem-solving skills, your awareness of responsible business practice, as well as the digital competencies and cultural intelligence required to work in an increasingly globalised and digitised economy.One of the most popular aspects of this course is its flexibility, giving you the opportunity to gradually tailor your course according to your particular interests. The first year will give you a strong foundation in business and management and help you identify which areas you’re most passionate about, and which of our specialist pathways you wish to follow.Our staff are knowledgeable and have excellent experience in the world of business. We also organise regular guest lectures and networking events using our extensive contacts, giving you the opportunity to hear from and meet some incredibly successful people from a range of sectors.We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you with a grounding in Business and Management, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree. There’s the possibility of travel, as you can study a semester at one of BU’s international partner institutions. Currently we boast affiliations in Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United States.There is also the potential for you to undertake a 30-week placement, giving you the opportunity to enhance your CV and graduate employability, and put into practice what you have learned about areas such as marketing, accounting, operations and project management, international business and human resources. Among the companies that offer placements to our students are Motorola, Sony Mobile, IBM, PWC, Apple, Siemens, Nintendo and The Walt Disney Corporation.Depending on which options you select as you go through the course, you will eventually graduate with one of our specialist pathway awards. The pathways you can choose are as follows:- BA (Hons) Business & Management (Entrepreneurship)- BA (Hons) Business & Management (Global Operations)- BA (Hons) Business & Management (HRM)- BA (Hons) Business & Management (Marketing)- BA (Hons) Business & Management (Project Management)- BA (Hons) Business & Management (Retail Management)- BA (Hons) International Business and Management.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 6,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48 - 72

Students need to have 48-72 UCAS tariff points.

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University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    86th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    118 54%

    70th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    75th

    32

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