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University of Chester

Business Management (including Foundation Year)

UCAS Code: N210

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


72 UCAS points from GCE A Levels

Access Diploma - Pass overall

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H4,H4,H4,H4

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

Scottish Higher

C,C,C,C

UCAS Tariff

72
91%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Business and management

Explore the dynamic world of business. Realise your amazing qualities. Develop real skills. Gain cutting edge knowledge. Your management future starts here. Surprise yourself!

**Why Study With Us?**

Here is a quote from student Freya Brewis:

"The programmes content will provide the foundation of knowledge required for success in the business world...it provides the tools for you to stand out from every other student and to develop your understanding further.”

We bring Business and Management to life with inspiring and real experiences. This means that we develop outstanding business professionals so that you, like Freya, can progress to a great career.

Our business campus is both state of the art and welcoming. This is a special and unique place that will enable you to flourish and grow from undergraduate student to confident business professional.

You are a name here. We value your uniqueness. Throughout your course, you will be mentored and supported by a Personal Tutor. These are people who will support you through life’s challenges. You will also benefit from our Student Experience Representatives. These are students who make sure that your voice is heard.

It’s a really competitive world in business today. We will equip you with much more than business knowledge. Your future employers are seeking skills that we develop with you. This means you leave us with experiences that should give you an edge at interview and in the workplace.

Foundation Year courses have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly into the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so.

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment methods

Year 1 (Level 4) assessments focus upon knowledge and skill development through a blend of examinations, essays and reports. Year 2 (Level 5) assessments build upon this by developing optional interests, which can expand the assessments to include presentations, proposals and group work, whilst Year 3 (Level 6) assessments have a prominent focus upon individual projects and self-directed learning activities.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Chester

Department:

Warrington School of Management

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Business and management

Sorry, no information to show

This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

84%
UK students
16%
International students
42%
Male students
58%
Female students
70%
2:1 or above
13%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Business and management

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£18,000
low
Average annual salary
97%
med
Employed or in further education
65%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

31%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
16%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
11%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

As only a small number of students take courses in this subject area, there isn't much information on what graduates do when they finish, so bear that in mind when you review any stats. Management, finance and business roles are common, but it's a good idea to ask tutors what previous graduates taking specific courses went on to do when you're at an open day.

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