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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****In the immensely competitive business environment, corporations are constantly seeking recruits with the knowledge and skills to solve complex problems and help achieve strategic success. Our Business Management foundation degree will equip you with all the essentials to put you in prime position for meeting this industry demand, paving your way to an accomplished career in business.**This course has been developed in close partnership with industry experts and professional bodies including the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Business Graduates Association (BGA), ensuring your learning is up-to-date and optimised for employment in the sector. You will be armed with core business management skills and an understanding of the international business environment, as well as a sound grounding in marketing, business analytics, finance, supply chain and logistics.As part of our business course, you will learn through a combination of real-world simulations and workshops, supported by cutting-edge practical training facilities including our Financial Trading Suite. You’ll also have the chance to gain extensive industry experience on a paid 48-week placement, while you will gain an additional CMI qualification on completion of the course. What’s more, if you have entrepreneurial ambitions, we offer a wealth of support for student start-ups to get you up and running.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Industry approved** – Complete our CMI-accredited business management course and get a Level 5 award in Leadership, with membership of the CMI and BGA throughout your foundation degree and access to a wealth of additional learning resources- **Work placement** – Boost your work-ready skills and industry experience on an optional 48-week paid placement, with no tuition fees during your placement year- **Practical application** – Develop a variety of practical skills working and studying in our Financial Trading Suite and Digital Creative Studio on campus- **Enrichment** – Learn from experts through real-world simulations, workshops and guest lectures**FACILITIES**Our business courses offer students opportunities to develop practical skills in our cutting-edge Financial Trading Suite. One of the largest among all UK universities and the first in the country to be powered by Infront Professional Terminal, the suite features 21 workstations, large wall screens and a scrolling ticker providing real-time global market information.You will also have the chance to develop new skills in our Digital Creative Studio, featuring state-of-the-art video and audio production facilities including a video production studio with 4K cameras and green screen technology, audio podcasting, vision mixing and editing facilities, as well as high-spec computers with Adobe Creative Cloud software and graphics tablets.If you want to set up your own business, our Enterprise Hive provides a wide range of start-up support, including incubation space, tailored mentoring from industry experts and networking opportunities.**ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS**This course is dual-accredited by the Chartered Management Institute.Our course has been developed in close partnership with the Business Graduates Association, offering you student membership and access to a range of learning resources.**PLACEMENTS**Our course offers you the option of a 48-week paid work placement, during which you will not incur any tuition fees.**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Business owner- Business manager- Management consultant- Sales executive- Business graduate- Graduate assistantUpon completion of the foundation degree, you can also progress onto the final year of our full BA (Hons) degree.- **Please refer to our website ww

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per 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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A level : DD - CD

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University information

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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