BA (Hons) Business and Management

with Foundation Year

course overview

Our Business and Management degree with an integrated foundation course will help you develop as a person to achieve your potential through teaching you about business and how it works. You’ll graduate with potential for employment in different businesses; this could be an organisation, the private or public sector, a charity or possibly your own business. We aim to give you the skills to apply your knowledge in a wide range of situations in any sector.

Course features

Final Award: BA (Hons) Business and Management with Foundation Year
Duration: 4 Years with Foundation
Awarding Body: Bath Spa University
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Date: February, June, October
Delivery: Weekdays, and weekends
Fees: £9,250 / Year

Entry Requirements

Our entry requirements guide your qualifications for our courses. With personalized admissions and ambitious offers, we encourage high aspirations. At Elizabeth School, we recognize and support your potential for future success.

To apply for this course, applicants will require the following:
  • UK Level 3 Academic qualification with minimum 60 Credits, or

  • UK Level 2 Academic qualification with minimum 45 Credits, or

  • Five GCSE passed at grade C/4 or above (including Math's and English), or

  • EU/Overseas qualifications equivalent to UK level 3.

* Applicants aged 21 and above, who may not meet the standard entry requirements, could still be eligible for admission if they have at least three years of relevant work experience. This experience should showcase transferable skills and knowledge, including effective communication, efficient time management, strong organisational abilities, and the ability to work collaboratively within a team.

Applicant must meet the English Language requirements by taking or providing one of the following assessment tests.
  • English Language GCSE at grade C/4 or above

  • Level 2 Functional Skills English

  • IELTS 6.0

  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score of 72 

  • Pearson PTE with a minimum score of 51 

  • Duolingo with a minimum score of 85 

  • Internal English Assessment 


Module CodeModule NameModule Credits
BMAF000Academic Study Skills 20
BMAF006Basic Statistics and ICT 20
BMAF008Planning Your Career in Business 20
BMAF001Communication for Professionals 20
BMAF004Introduction to Business and Management 20
BMAF007Introduction to Digital Marketing and Social Media 20

Teaching and Assessment

The assessment strategy aims to fulfil the learning outcomes by combining traditional assessment types with a variety of authentic assessments which allow students to progressively develop their skills throughout the four years of the programme.

Formative assessment and feedback is a key part of the programme’s strategy. These will allow students to practise new tasks and receive regular feedback, to give them guidance and confidence to perform well for their summative assessments. These could include presentations, work related projects, group-work, computer based simulations, essays, videos and business reports.

Course Fees

Home (UK) £9,250 / Year

The fees above are for the 2023/24 academic year but may be subject to change following any announcements by the UK Government (approved by Parliament) regarding maximum Undergraduate tuition fee caps for 2023/24.

In addition, ESL reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time Undergraduate tuition fees mid-course, in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament. ESL will publish information about any changes to tuition fees on its website.

Career Prospects

Examples of prospective career paths for Business Management graduates include:

Financial manager and directors; Marketing and sales directors; Purchasing managers and directors; Advertising and public relations directors; Human resource managers and directors; Managers and directors in retail and wholesale; Hotel and accommodation managers and proprietors; Shopkeepers and proprietors—wholesale and retail; Management consultants and business analysts; Business and financial project management professionals