Are you passionate about business? Looking for an alternative route onto a full-time business degree? Southampton Solent’s Business Foundation Year will help you take your first step into higher education, broadening your industry knowledge and enabling you to enrol on a related undergraduate degree programme. Solent University’s Business Foundation Year is a direct entry point to one of our business-related undergraduate degree programmes, such as marketing, business management or accountancy and finance. The foundation year is ideal for those who are looking at an alternative route into higher education, or who wish to update or broaden their knowledge before progressing onto a full undergraduate degree. The course aims to help students develop a strong foundation of business knowledge, alongside academic and transferable skills to ensure they get the most out of their degree-level studies. Want to build your business knowledge to progress on to a full degree at Solent? The Business Foundation Year will help you build your academic skills, providing you with a platform to pursue a business-related undergraduate degree. Successful completion of the Business Foundation year will provide a pathway to the BA (Hons) Business Enterprise with Entrepreneurship. Students on this course benefit from a unique curriculum that has been developed in association with local employers and entrepreneurs. This helps ensure that the course is relevant in the modern business landscape and covers themes that are central to successful enterprise. Students are encouraged to take what they have learnt and apply it to their business right away. In the final year of study, students have the opportunity to take what they have learnt and apply it to other businesses as part of the business consultancy project. This project enables students to develop consultancy skills whilst at the same time undertaking in-depth business troubleshooting exercises. Solent is a place of study to students from all over the world. Learning with colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds helps to emulate real working practises and brings new points of view to discussions and debates. These points of view can eventually be fed into consultancy projects, group work and student businesses.