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Management with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

In a post-pandemic world, now more than ever, the world is crying out for high-calibre leaders to pull us out of the darkness.Studying Management, you will develop fine-tuned insight and vision in general management through a mixed study of business subjects and general management.The Foundation Year aims to extend access to university education to students from a wide variety of educational backgrounds and age groups and prepares these students for our three or four-year degrees. On successful completion of your Foundation Year, you move on to the first year of our BSc (Hons) programme, with the option to undertake a Year Abroad or Year in Industry as part of your course.You experience management in action through hands-on experience via in-class live case studies from our visiting industry experts, enterprise challenges and company visits. You also have an opportunity to gain entrepreneurial skills to accelerate your innovative thinking.In your final year of study choose either a specialism in Business Analytics or People Management depending on the direction you wish to take. You will also have the opportunity to gain the Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) Level 5 Professional Qualification in Management and Leadership alongside your degree.**Course Details** Our programmes require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, typically taking four modules per term over two terms in each of the three stages of study. The course structure provides a sample of the modules available for this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation.**Foundation year**In your foundation year, you will study compulsory modules to prepare you for undertaking our BSc programmes. You will study topics such as business analysist, European & international business, economics, maths & statistics to ensure you have the foundation knowledge to successfully progress on to the three or four-year Finance and Investment courses.**Stage 1**Your first year is a compulsory introductory year, designed to provide you with a solid foundation in the understanding of management and related functions, such as marketing and human resource management, financial management and aspects of global management.**Stage 2**Your second year allows you to develop your critical thinking of management with greater emphasis on the key concepts and theories to develop intellectual agility and provides an opportunity to apply theory to practice. You will have a choice of optional modules here too, allowing you to focus on areas you wish to explore such as diversity, marketing research and consultancy.**Stage 3**Your final year has a greater focus on capstone management modules such as leadership and management development, entrepreneurship, business strategy and innovation. Here you may pick from a wide range of option modules covering exciting areas including digital marketing, data analytics, cross-cultural management and the psychology of the workplace.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Kent

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  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 122 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    125 59%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%



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