A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you guaranteed entry to an Undergraduate course.
Whether you’re returning to learning and require additional help and support to up-skill, or if you didn’t quite meet the grades to pursue an Undergraduate course, our Degrees with Foundation Year provide a fantastic entry route for you to work towards a degree level qualification.
With our guidance and support you’ll get up to speed within one year, and will be ready to seamlessly progress on to undergraduate study at Bedfordshire.
The Foundation Year provides an opportunity to build up your academic writing skills and numeracy, and will also cover a range of subject specific content to fully prepare you for entry to an Undergraduate degree.
This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree.
Why B.Sc Business Management Foundation?
Broad-based yet enough depth to give you credible vocational skills
Coverage of a variety of areas typically delivered by an expert in this area
Gain an understanding of a subject before choosing which route you wish to specialise in
Great introduction to further study, and guaranteed progression on to one of our Undergraduate degrees
The degrees offering a Foundation Year provide excellent preparation for your future studies.
During your Foundation Year you will get the opportunity to talk to tutors about your degree study and future career aspirations, and receive guidance on the most appropriate Undergraduate course to help you achieve this; providing you meet the entry requirements and pass the Foundation Year.
Career / Future Opportunities
Enter the world of business including Finance, Marketing and Operations and Project Management. Many students may work for large multinational organisations but increasingly prefer smaller organisations where there are opportunities to work across a number of functional areas.
BSc in Business Management focuses on effective and efficient management of human resource and business process in organizations that are categorized under large, medium and small. The course enables to develop your ability to apply theories in organizational setting and situations, resulting in professional outlook that are valued by employers.
Further study: Post-graduate study such as Masters course in Business Administration, Business Management and Human Resource Management. Professional courses like ACCA, CIMA, CMI, CIPD, APM, Research degrees.
This course prepares you from cultural and organizational aspect both opening the doorway to career opportunities in home country and beyond.
The Units which make up the course are:
PFP001-1 Learning English for Academic Purposes and Study Skills
PFP002-1 Writing Academic Purposes
PFP003-1 Personal and Professional Development
PFP004-1 Fundamentals of Computer
PFP005-1 Basic Statistics
PFP005-2 Foundations of Management
PFP006-2 Introduction to Financial Accouting
PFP007-2 Introduction to Marketing
PFP008-2 Introduction to Economics
How will I be assessed?
Assessment takes a variety of forms, including essays and reports, portfolios, individual and group presentations (individually assessed), research proposals and exams. Many of the assessments tend to be focused on employability thus tend to be based on real case studies, project work, and other employability focused activities. Most units include elements of individual and group work to reflect the type of work undertaken in business and management. Assessment focuses on tasks that develop vocational skills, underpinned by subject knowledge, requiring higher levels of cognition in the later years of the course. Assessment becomes more nuanced and more demanding in Levels 5 & 6 with the expectation that students will be increasingly able to create their own subject specific knowledge.
The basic criteria required for entry to the courses are listed as follows:
The applicants should have any of the following:
Successfully pass Plus 2 with minimum 55% OR 2.2 GPA in Grade XII and minimum C in individual subject
OR 2 A level passes (with minimum C and D Grades)
OR Successfully complete Foundation year (from a recognized university or HE institution)
English language requirements are as follows :
Valid IELTS overall score of 5.5 with minimum 5.0 in each element
OR Nepalese High School 12th English minimum 60% or B Grade.
University of Bedfordshire ELAS with minimum of B2 Grade.
Corporate Readiness Program
Enabling our IT graduates become industry-ready by acquiring and reinforcing the knowledge, skills and attitude required to deliver organizational goals.
Corporate Readiness Programme is provided in partnership with Coursera with a pure objective of helping our students to discover the path to a rewarding career. Corporate Readiness Programme is a customized set of courses that’ll take you on a journey of learning and help you become a successful and future ready professional. Under this programme we offer more than 50 industry relevant online certification training courses, worth above NPR 6 lakhs, along with your degree to enhance job readiness.