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

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Business with a Foundation Year for Elite Athletes enables entry into any of our Business courses for students that are classed as elite athletes by our performance sport centre and have not got the qualifications required for direct entry.Completing a foundation year will enable you to progress onto the main Business degree programmes, provided the relevant progression criteria are met.Our foundation course is taught in-house by University staff including specialist Foundation teaching staff. As a student on the course you will be a full member of the University, with the same access to the Students’ Union, clubs, societies, sports facilities and support departments.You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops, labs and tutorials. During the year you will undertake modules in Sociology, Psychology, Finance and Marketing and a choice of Applicable Maths or Statistics and Modelling with either Economics or Sports Science.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 pathway have also said how beneficial it was to them in supporting their transition into University life.The Foundation Studies course also offers the opportunity for students performing at a very high standard in their 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 performance sports training with academic study. If you think your sport profile qualifies you to be considered for the elite athletes programme, please contact performancesport@lboro.ac.uk before applying.

Application deadline

15 January

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Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 122 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    150 71%

    23rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    8th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    9th

    1

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