Business Management (Financial Management) - Foundation Degree

1. Course details

Qualification name FdA Business Management (Financial Management)
Qualification level 5
Awarding organisation Lancaster University
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Course type Classroom based
Course hours FullTime
Course start date 01 September 2021
Cost £8,335.00
Cost description Our Higher Education and degree courses cost 8335 per full time year of undergraduate study (equivalent to 120 credits). If you study fewer than 120 credits in a year or the course is a one year top-up degree, you may pay less than 8335 in that year.
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

Kick-start your career in financial management with our Foundation Degree in Business Management (Finance). With the emphasis on developing solid management and leadership skills, this programme also prioritises experiential learning through a 96-hour work placement. It benefits from Chartered Management Institute accreditation, allowing you to gain the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management and eventually gain coveted Chartered Manager status. Progression to our one-year BA (Hons) top-up programme would lay the perfect foundation for careers such as financial manager, accounts supervisor, internal auditor or compliance manager. Past graduates are now working for blue-chip employers, including BAE, Tesco and the NHS.

3. Entry requirements

To be eligible for this course you will need a minimum of 80 UCAS points (excluding Functional Skills) in an appropriate discipline. We also consider applicants who can demonstrate relevant work/voluntary experience, on an individual basis.

4. What you'll learn

This programme comprises the following modules, with assessment and the percentage breakdown shown alongside: Year 1 Academic and Digital Literacy (Humanities) - 50% coursework; 50% presentation Operational Leadership - 60% coursework; 40% exam Managing People - 100% coursework Marketing - 50% coursework; 50% exam Managing Finance - 60% coursework; 40% exam Dynamic Business Environment - 50% coursework; 50% exam Year 2 Work-Based Research Project - 80% coursework; 20% presentation Leadership Practice - 70% coursework; 30% presentation Professional Skills Development - 80% coursework; 20% presentation Managing Teams - 100% coursework Financial Decision-Making - 40% coursework; 60% exam Financial Portfolio Management - 40% coursework; 60% exam

5. How you'll learn

Most courses are assessed via a combination of coursework, exams and practical assessments. Exams are formal, timed written assessments, carried out in a controlled environment and overseen by one or more invigilators. Coursework differs from exams in that it is usually non-timed and carried out independently. Practical assessments involve observation of your practical skills and competencies by a trained assessor. Please contact us for further details about the course.

6. What you'll need to bring

The College is well known for its friendly and supportive environment. We have dedicated tutors to help you achieve your learning goals. We also have an experienced team of advisers who can provide additional support along with advice and guidance on a whole range of issues, free of charge. The important thing is that you make the most of your time with us and if we can help with that in any way, we will. Please contact us for further details about the course.

7. How you'll be assessed

Successful completion of this programme will equip you to progress to our one-year BA (Hons) Management top-up programme, with the opportunity to specialise in leadership, finance, marketing or human resource management There is a huge demand for well-qualified management graduates and career opportunities exist in national and international organisations (both private and public), as well as in small and medium companies around the world. Some graduates also set up businesses themselves.

8. Next steps

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9. Venue

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Phone 01253 352352

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