Business Foundation Year (CU london Greenwich)

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Business Foundation Year (CU london Greenwich)

This foundation course aims to provide you with a solid grounding for building a career in management. You’ll learn all the key components of successful leadership, along with essential knowledge of general business operations domestically and globally.

The course enables students who successfully pass to automatically progress to the Business Management & Leadership BA (Hons) Degree course at CU London. This qualification is designed to meet the needs of those who wish to study in the exciting field of business and management.

At CU London, we focus on seeing our students all the way through to employment, via our Careers & Employability department. In addition to proven, traditional methods, students also benefit from invaluable information from experienced entrepreneurs and business professionals.

Entry Requirements

Business Foundation

40 UCAS tariff points. All Foundation courses require 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English, and at least one A2 level or a BTEC equivalent qualification.

If you don’t fulfil the entry criteria your application may be considered on an individual basis, taking in to account any work experience, other qualifications and/or any training you have completed. Please call or email for further information.

International-CU London welcomes international students from all around the globe. If you are an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation Year, HNC, HND or Degree course you can do so by completing our online application form.

Once your application form has been processed you will receive the outcome of your application via your given email address.
Please be aware you will need the following information in order to make your application:

  • All academic transcripts
  • Copies of degree/diploma certificates or work reference if employed
  • One academic reference
  • English language proficiency level to IELTS 6.0
  • Your personal statement
  • Copy of your current passport

Career Prospects

If you successfully pass your Foundation Year, you will be guaranteed a place on an Honours Degree course at CU London, subject to meeting specific entrance criteria.

The strength of the course lies in preparing students, who are currently unwilling or unable to follow the more traditional route into the business profession, for progression on to a related degree course within CU or at other institutions.

Course Details

This Course module explores the application of communication in business through a variety of methods. You are required to undertake a range of practical activities, such as role plays, in different organizational and cultural settings and examine the relationship between management and the workforce. You’ll also conduct thorough research of communication, using analyzed theories and exploring key management communication tools. Finally, you’ll identify your own, personal learning style, and have an opportunity to develop these skills within a supportive and culturally sensitive environment.

In today's highly competitive environment, there is an increasing number of small and mid-sized firms that are involved internationally and the trend is expected to continue due to the globalization of the world economy, markets, and intensified international competition.  

Students will explore the growing importance of global business in the 21st century, and consider a range of operational activities and their interdependent roles and impact upon the wider strategy of the organization wishing to trade internationally. The module will cover the principles of international trade and global business and the challenges faced by organizations, cultural differences, ethics, and logistics from the viewpoint of achieving both operational and strategic objectives. 

Year 1

Business Communications
Management Skills
Marketing for Business
Global Business

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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