BA (Hons) Business with Foundation Year

General

Program Description

Save £1,000 by enrolling on this programme in the July intake! Prices will increase beginning with the October 2020 intake.

Course Overview

Do you want to excel in business and management, but you’re not sure if you qualify for university study? Arden’s BA (Hons) Business Degree is available to study with an Integrated Foundation Year. Studied online, this integrated foundation year is perfect to prepare you for success at the Undergraduate level. This programme is fully accredited by the Chartered Management Institute and is delivered 100% online with a flexible learning schedule.

The foundation year will equip you with the essential skills needed to embark on your Undergraduate Degree in Business, including basic numeracy, academic and research skills. You'll study via our Distance Learning model, which allows you to access your studies 24/7 via our online portal, iLearn. 

You’ll develop the management skills needed for success in the workplace while exploring both the internal and external business environments on this online business course. Covering the basics of business, management skills, principles of marketing, analysis and crucially, managing change. When you complete your online BA (Hons) Business degree with a foundation year, you will be prepared for the modern business world. 

Modules

Foundation Year Modules    

  • Developing Academic Skills
  • Using Numeracy, Data & IT
  • Research Skills and Using Information
  • Values, Ethics & Working Collaboratively
  • Structure of Business
  • Technology in Organisations

Year 2    

  • Developing Personal and Management Skills
  • Understanding the Business Environment
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Introduction to Finance
  • People in Organisations
  • Management Information Systems

Year 3    

  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Business Processes
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • Business Analysis
  • Managing Knowledge
  • Managing Change in Organisations

Year 4    

  • Contemporary Management Issues
  • Strategic Management
  • Managing Self and Others
  • International Management
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Entry Requirements

Candidates for our online Business Degree with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview demonstrating an ability to study the programme at Arden University, taking into account:

  • Your motivation for undertaking the programme
  • Relevant work experience
  • Prior qualifications
  • References

If your previous study was not in English, you will also need to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Last updated May 2020

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