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BSc Business Studies With Foundation Year

Year 1

Learning outcomes

On completion of level 0 students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of :
-Basic theoretical approaches to management, innovation and enterprise, marketing, accounting and human resource management;
-The main ethical issues associated with business management and different ways in which these are approached;
-Key aspects of the global dimensions and impact of business practice and recognition of the cultural settings and impact of business in the UK;
-How to use basic generic and subject-specific intellectual qualities to
-Communicate the results of their work,
-Present a structured and coherent simple argument
-Interpret and evaluate some basic concepts and principles of the study of business management,
-Present qualitative data and financial information;
-Their strengths and weaknesses as learners

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:
-ability to analyse and critically evaluate basic issues in business management;
-academic skills required for basic enquiry along with the ability to communicate information, understanding, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms;
-ability to plan for their own personal and professional development .


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:
-opportunity to demonstrate understanding of relevant concepts and theoretical perspectives in business management;
-use of a range of formats for assessed work that develop skills of effective communication for an academic setting;
-encouragement to explore new ideas and to test and evaluate received opinion.


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