University of Bolton

Deane Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 5AB, United Kingdom

Retail Business Management

The programme is informed by retail employers and recognises current developments in retailing. Career and life skills such as leadership, resilience, determination, team management and professional communication have been integrated into the programmes to develop and enhance employability. The programme has been designed specifically to nurture students' academic, professional and career development skills and opportunities. In addition to acquiring academic and sector specific knowledge relevant and applicable to the current retail industry developments this programme will provide students with the opportunity to gain work experience by undertaking a live retail project at HE5 embedded within the programme. Retailing is an exciting, fast-paced career option that is constantly transforming. Disruptive developments in digital media and shopping environments create graduate opportunities to help brands compete successfully in ever-demanding consumer markets. Designed in consultation with employers and our professional body partners, the course will enable you to explore contemporary retailing in a 24/7 globalised marketplace. Whatever your career aspirations, this courses aims to provide you with the knowledge, skills and practical experience to apply for a variety of entry level roles – whether instore, online or operational fulfillment. The course is delivered by staff who use their own successful experience, and industry links to help you to develop vital employability skills and attributes, including leadership, team working, problem solving, flexibility and resilience.

  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Bolton
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,000