The Extended Business Administration degree is a four year programme. It is designed for students whose qualifications do not meet the standard entry requirements for BA Hons programmes. During this additional first year you will be introduced to a variety of business-related subjects and learning skills to enable you to take advantage of further study.
Students who successfully complete the core and option courses can transfer to other BA Hons programmes within the university at the end of the foundation year. This must be agreed with your tutor and the relevant admissions tutor.
The aims of the programme are:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.
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UK educational background:
64 UCAS points from A-levels, BTEC (QFC) Diploma or equivalent qualifications.
Further to showing equivalent qualifications to UK applicants, international applicants must have successfully completed 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C).
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Greenwich Scholarship Programme - Available for students who attend programmes where fees are over £6,165 for full-time students and over £4,624 for part-time students
Tuition Fee Loan - Apply, and you could get up to £9,000 each year. This is paid directly to your university or college in three installments throughout the year. You don't have to pay back the loan until you're earning at least £21,000 a year.
Maintenance Loans – These loans are available to help cover living expenses. The amount you get depends on whether you live with your family, and in or outside London. Loan amounts currently range from £6,704 to £10,702.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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