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Foundation Year in Business

Attendance UCAS code Year of entry
1 year full time UCAS codes are included on the relevant webpage for the course you would like to study 2018

Why choose this course?

The foundation year will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to successfully undertake a degree. You'll develop your independent study skills and be able to understand your academic ability and develop the skills that employers look for in graduates.

After successful completion of the foundation year you will progress onto your chosen degree:

Business Management BSc(Hons) with Business Experience

International Business BSc(Hons) with Business Experience

Marketing & Advertising BSc(Hons) with Business Experience

Accounting & Finance BSc(Hons) with Business Experience

Real Estate Management BSc(Hons) with Business Experience

Digital Business BSc(Hons)

What you will study

The foundation year of the course is made up of four modules which cover the professional and personal skills required for business; numerical concepts and IT skills of use in business; an introduction to marketing and customer care; and an introduction to the principal areas of English law that may be encountered in business.

Module listing

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.

Foundation year

  • Professional and Personal Skills for Business
  • Applying Business Numerical Concepts
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Marketing and Customer Care

You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University on a not-for-credit basis as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Most of our undergraduate courses support studying or working abroad through the University's Study Abroad or Erasmus programme.

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This course is taught at Kingston College


This course is taught at Kingston College

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