• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Do you want to learn about business and computing, but you’re not sure if you qualify for university study? Business and Computing with Foundation Year (Hons) at Arden University Online is available to study with an integrated Foundation Year. Beginning with a year of academic foundational study, this programme is perfect to prepare you for success at the Undergraduate level.
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Overview

This Business and Computing with Foundation Year (Hons) at Arden University Online is delivered completely online, with a flexible learning schedule.

Education

The foundation year will equip you with the essential skills needed to embark on your Undergraduate Degree in Business and Computing, including basic numeracy, academic and research skills, as well as IT and Business topics. You’ll develop a broad understanding of business and computing activity through our Distance Learning model, focussing on the influence of key concepts to achieve an organisation’s strategic objective.

Study modern modules which cover topics like Computer Technology, Information Systems in Organisations and Understanding the Business Environment, giving you knowledge which applies to a career across a range of sectors and industries.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 to 12 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

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
  • Effective Interdisciplinary Study
  • Computer Technology 
  • Information Systems in Organisations 
  • Understanding the Business Environment 
  • Principles of Marketing 
  • People in Organisations 
Year 3
  • Research Ethics in Action
  • Data Communications
  • Quality Systems in IT
  • Strategic Information Systems
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Enterprise & Entrepreneurship 
Year 4
  • Current Trends in Networking 
  • Management in IT
  • Contemporary Management Issues
  • International Management
  • Research Planning & Project
Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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General Requirements

Candidates for our online Business & Computing 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
Candidates for our this online 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).

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4995 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4995 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5125 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5125 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

Business and Computing with Foundation Year (Hons)
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