Foundation Year Business (Year Zero)

This course is offered in partnership with Kingston University and will provide you with the academic and transferable skills needed to study an undergraduate degree in business subjects. You will study at Kingston College for one year and then progress to Kingston University itself to study on one of the following: Business Management, International Business, Marketing & Advertising, Accounting & Finance or Real Estate Management.

Throughout the year long course you will gain an insight into these subjects, allowing you to gain a better idea of which ones you prefer. It will guide you in the direction of a business degree which is of particular interest to you. The Foundation Year will develop your independent study skills and help you to better understand your academic ability, a potential career path and how to develop the skills that employers look for in graduates.

Course Content

The foundation year is made up of four modules:

  • Professional and Personal Skills for Business.
  • Applying Business Numerical Concepts.
  • Introduction to Business Law.
  • Marketing and Customer Care.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 48 UCAS points. Minimum of a grade ‘C’ (or equivalent) in GCSE English Language or GCSE Mathematics and a minimum of Grade ‘D’ (or equivalent) in the other.

International Entry Requirements

A minimum of 48 UCAS points.

IELTS 6.0 or equivalent English Language Certificate. 

Duration and Delivery

Foundation Year - One year, full time at Kingston College. Start date: September 2018. Followed by three years full time at Kingston University.

Progression

The foundation year will provide you with the knowledge and skills to successfully undertake a business related degree. You will develop your independent study skills, be able to understand your academic ability and develop the skills that employers look for in graduates.

 

After successful completion of the Foundation Year you will progress onto your chosen degree at Kingston University:

 


BSc(Hons) Business Management with Business Experience

BSc (Hons) International Business with Business Experience

BSc(Hons) Marketing & Advertising with Business Experience

BSc(Hons) Accounting & Finance with Business Experience 

Real Estate Management with Business Experience BSc (Hons) Single Honours 

Additional Information

Tuition fees for 2018-2019:  £7,600 (Home/EU). Home students who successfully complete the foundation year and progress to a BSc (Hons) programme will pay the standard undergraduate fee for the degree part of the course (currently £9,250 for all courses).

 

International Student Fees for 2017-2018: £12,000

 

Fees quoted are per year of study and do not include consumables or awarding body fees.

 

Tuition fees for subsequent years of study are subject to confirmation and may change. They are likely to increase in line with inflation each year.

 

Applications for this course are made through UCAS.

 

UCAS Codes:

 

Institution code: K84

 

Course Codes: 

 

BSc(Hons) Business Management with Business Experience - N222

BSc (Hons) International Business with Business Experience - N121

BSc(Hons) Marketing & Advertising with Business Experience - N591

BSc(Hons) Accounting & Finance with Business Experience - N421

Real Estate Management with Business Experience BSc (Hons) Single Honours - N292

 

For further information please contact Kingston University Admissions Team on 08448 544971 or visit the website www.kingston.ac.uk

 

Awarding body: Kingston University

Campus

This course is delivered at Kingston College, Kingston Hall Road, Kingston Upon Thames KT1 2AQ

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