Foundation Degree in Business and Management | Loughborough College

Foundation Degree in
Business and Management

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This Foundation Degree is designed to provide you with the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification in business and management.

This course is ideal for those individuals who aspire to enter employment at a senior level or for current managers wanting to add to their academic training. With the aim of offering you a firm grounding on which to build a successful career, this programme seeks to enhance your existing knowledge and introduce you to new practices and theories.

Validated by Nottingham Trent University

Course Content

As a vocational course, the Foundation Degree in Business and Management combines theoretical study with an emphasis on practical, work-based experience. Aiming to provide you with a broad understanding of the key concepts of industry practice, this course covers a range of relevant modules designed to enhance your employability.

An essential component of this programme, work placement opportunities enable you to gain the necessary knowledge and expertise to inform your professional practice. Practical assessments in modules such as Marketing, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, and Leading Change further advance your employability skills.

See the full programme specification.

Modules

Year 1
  • Customer Care
  • Industrial Placement
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Performance Management
  • Developing Teams
Year 2
  • Research Project
  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance
  • Leading Change
  • Enterprise
  • Business Law

Features/Benefits

The programme includes course trips to relevant facilities and businesses within industry, as well as a variety of talks from guest speakers appropriate to the subject area. Additional industry qualifications are available as part of the programme.

QAA
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality and standards of provision at Loughborough College following its review of the institution in March 2014.

Entry Requirements

  • 140 UCAS points, including GCSE English and Maths (grade C or above).
  • Vocational qualifications and experience are also considered.

UCAS code: N291 FdA/BMgt

Progression Opportunities

Graduates of this course with suitable grade profiles are automatically considered for progression on to our final-year BA (Hons) programmes. Our students have also entered into successful careers within business and management for a range of established companies.

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Key Facts

Dates:

  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)

Level:

5

Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs: (Per Year)

  • Full Time (FT): £7,395.00

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

UCAS Code:

N291

College Course Code:

  • 18/19TFK5451

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