• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

Who is it for?

The Business Management (Foundation) programme at City, University of London is designed to prepare UK and EU students for the key subjects that will form the core of the rest of your degree in Business Management. On successful completion of the Foundation Year you will have obtained a fundamental knowledge of mathematics, statistics, economics, IT and business management which will ensure that you are fully prepared to enter Programme Stage 1 of the main degree.

The BSc Business Management (with Foundation Year) degree will provide you with the skills required to forge a career in the corporate world or to enter the management consulting industry. It will also deliver the tools required by those who aspire to be entrepreneurs or business owners.

Objectives

The Foundation Year is a one-year full-time programme that provides an entry route to the first year of either the BSc Business Management, BSc Business Management, Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship, BSc Business with Finance, BSc Business with Marketing or BSc International Business and is designed to prepare you for the key subjects that will form the core of the rest of your degree in Business Management. 

These include strategy, marketing, finance, operations management, accounting, people and organisations, economics, business statistics and human resource management.

Career pathways

The Foundation Year is a one-year full-time programme that provides an entry route to the first year of either the BSc Business Management, BSc Business Management, Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship, BSc Business with Finance, BSc Business with Marketing or BSc International Business degree. 

Graduates from the Business and Management degrees at Cass have been employed across a broad range of professions, with the courses also providing a firm grounding for students setting out as entrepreneurs. 

Moreover, through the completion of these courses, graduates acquire an appreciation for the range of functions and activities within an organisation and the interactions between them, which is particularly valuable if you are considering a consultancy role or an internal trouble-shooting role within a large organisation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Business and Management
  • Foundation Mathematics and Statistics
  • Individual Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

A-Level: BBB

  • If you are studying General Studies, Critical Thinking or a native language A-Level, these subjects will not be included in any offer condition.
  • For A-Level applicants we also require a minimum of grade 5 (C) in GCSE English and grade 6 (B) in GCSE Maths.

BTEC/OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma: DDD

  • For BTEC/OCR Cambridge Technical applicants we also require a minimum of grade 5 (C) in GCSE English and grade 6 (B) in GCSE Maths.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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