Why study this course?
Our four-year Business Management and Marketing (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree has a built-in foundation year (Year 0) that provides you with an alternative route into higher education if you don’t have traditional qualifications, or can’t meet the entry requirements for an undergraduate degree in business.
The foundation year will give you a confidence boost in an academic environment, helping you feel more prepared to move on to our three-year Business Management and Marketing BA (Hons) course. This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
This course received a 95% overall student satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2021. On top of this, we’re sixth in the country for producing the most CEOs and managing directors, according to a study by Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance.
More about this course
Our Business Management and Marketing (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree will prepare you for an exciting career in business, as a professional marketer or as a business owner.
If you want to start your own business, we even have our own business incubator, Accelerator, which provides entrepreneurs with support, networks and resources to help make your dream a reality.
Your foundation year will be shared with other students on business-related foundation year courses. Sharing ideas and insights with other students in related subjects will help you broaden your horizons. If you decide you’d like to change your degree to a different area of business, you have the flexibility to do this.
The foundation year is designed to give you a broad introduction to various business topics and build on your academic skills. Once you’ve passed your foundation year, your next three years of study will be the same as our Business Management and Marketing degree. You’ll graduate with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.
Read more about the modules and content on our Business Management and Marketing BA (Hons) course page.
Where this course can take you
On successful completion of this course, you’ll be prepared for a range of business-related careers in both the commercial and public sector. You could go on to work as a business development manager, marketing executive, recruitment consultant, sales manager, human resources manager or communications executive.
The course is also a great platform for entrepreneurs wishing to build on their business expertise, as well as being great preparation for a graduate scheme or junior position in business or marketing.
Continuing your studies with us
The Guildhall School of Business and Law has a range of industry-linked postgraduate courses available on a full-time and part-time basis in business management, tourism and events, marketing and fashion, law, human resources and finance banking. These courses would be ideal for postgraduate progression:
- International Business Management – MSc
- International Business Management with Project Management – MSc
- International Trade and Finance – MSc
- Marketing – MA
- Human Resource Management – MA
If you’ve already studied your undergraduate degree with us, as a graduate of London Met, you’ll be entitled to a 20% discount on any further study with us.