Keele University

501–600 th
World University Rankings 2019
61 st
Young University Rankings 2012

Business Management with Business Foundation Year

At Keele University, we’re different. Nestled in 600 acres of countryside in the heart of the UK, we have a big campus but a small and cosmopolitan community. We proudly rank 1st for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey for the last three years. This is because it’s more than green and lovely, it’s a place of research and academic excellence too. The Business Foundation Year gives an excellent preparation for a wide range of subjects relating to business, management, accounting, finance and economics. The programme consists of a set of modules that has been approved by Keele Management School. Following completion of the Business Foundation Year, you would begin a Business Management (Combined Honours) course. A Combined Honours course means you will study Business Management with one other subject area, allowing you to gain a wider range of expertise by the end of your course. You can choose which subject to combine Business Management with from a range of pre-selected Combined Honours choices. Visit keele.ac.uk/ugcourses/ to see the full list of combinations available. After you have completed your Business Foundation Year, you will begin the Business Management combined element to your course. Your Business Management course will ask you to reflect critically on what you learn about business, to challenge received wisdom, and to think for yourself about the theories you encounter. There’s a specialist approach to Business Management at Keele which distinguishes it from traditional business studies. It emphasises independent thinking, and examines those places where business comes into contact with social-scientific and philosophical disciplines. You’ll explore concepts and debates in organisational behaviour, accounting, marketing, and human resource management, including decision making behaviour across the private and public sectors. You’ll learn to reflect broadly on situations and to contextually apply what you know. This combined honours programme could be very successfully combined with law, computer science, media, criminology, politics or psychology. In 2016, Keele University were recognised nationally as 1st for employability in the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey. When you complete this course, you’ll graduate as a confident, analytical thinker – a skill very much in demand among employers. You’ll be interested in this course if you’d like to pursue a career in management or self-employment. You could choose a career in the commercial, public or charitable sectors. With or without further study, you might eventually work as a management or IT consultant, investment analyst, chartered management accountant, banker, financial advisor or statistician, or in the civil service or in marketing or sales. **Course Start Date:** Monday 24 September 2018 **Enrolment Date:** Saturday 22 September 2018

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Keele
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Keele
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250