Do you see yourself playing a key role within a successful brand? Are you looking for a degree to make you stand out from the crowd and to give you the innovative skills to manage a business locally or globally?
The BSc Business Management with a Foundation Year degree at Swansea University could help you achieve this.
If you don’t attain the necessary grades to enrol on to the BSc Business Management course, the BSc Business Management with a Foundation Year degree is for you.
The Foundation Year is an excellent pathway to gaining the required knowledge and skills in business management before joining Year 1 students of the BSc Business Management degree within the School of Management.
Across the four years, you will study a range of business topics that include: marketing, operations management, accounting, finance, strategy and human resource management. In addition, you can study a range of modules that cover the basics for all areas of business, including quantitative methods and statistics as well as academic and professional skills.
The Foundation Year is taught at The College, located next to the School of Management. Once you complete this year, you will move to the School of Management building for the remainder of your studies.
WHY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR AT SWANSEA?
- Ranked in the UK Top 30 for Graduate Prospects (Complete University Guide 2018)
- 83% of our Business Management graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2016/17)
- Ranked in the Top 5 for Value Added (Guardian University Guide 2018)
- Ranked in the Top 15 for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018)
- Degree accreditation by nationally recognised bodies
- A diverse student body from over 60 different countries
- The Foundation Year will be taught at The College, a state of the art, brand-new building based on Bay Campus
- The final three years of the degree will be taught at the £22 million School of Management building, located next to The College on Bay Campus
YOUR BUSINESS MANAGEMENT WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EXPERIENCE
The BSc Business Management with a Foundation Year degree at Swansea is a flexible degree with the chance to study abroad for a year, or work in industry for a year. This can give you a real competitive advantage and will broaden your horizons when it comes to seeking employment.
Your first year (the Foundation Year) is taught at The College, located next to the School of Management and your final three years are taught within the School of Management itself. Our wide selection of optional modules which you can choose in your final two years of study, will allow you to shape the degree towards your career goals.
The course itself blends theory with practical application. Across the four year period, you will develop strong business acumen and through the study of key business modules combined with cutting edge, specialist modules, you will gain the essential skills needed for real-world business management.
Teaching at Swansea is partly informed by research, and our staff have hands-on experience of both theory and practice, meaning you can benefit from their academic expertise and real-world know-how.
We can help you start your own business, thanks to our range of support services including business mentoring alongside corporate partners with a wealth of industry experience, and we are one of the few UK business schools with an independent team of career advisors.
During your time with us, you will also have full access to our cutting edge video and digital content creation suite and state-of-the-art facilities at the School of Management, including the Fujitsu Innovation Hub and presentation rooms.
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
As a graduate from Swansea, you will find yourself in a great position to secure rewarding employment at any desirable organisation.
Whether your target is to work for the world’s best brands or setting up your own business consulting firm, this degree makes you a strong candidate for employment. Your next step could lie in any of these roles:
- Business Manager
- Business Advisor
- Retail Manager
- Advertising / Public Relations Consultant