Typical A-level offer
Available to candidates without formal qualifications who have a suitable background education, experience and motivation.
The information on this page relates to September 2019 entry. For 2020 information, including grade requirements, please check our prospectus.
BSc Business and Management with Foundation Year, within the Aberystwyth Business School, is perfect preparation for your career in the business world. The degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Our expert academics will guide you through areas of marketing, operations management, finance, accounting, strategy, human resource management and entrepreneurship - in addition to a range of other cutting-edge and specialist modules. The degree has been engineered for a student who wants to excel and succeed to the top level of global business management practice.
The integrated foundation year - designed for prospective students who do not have a sufficient or relevant academic background - is the perfect option to access this highly-sort scheme. In the foundation year, you will be brought up to speed on the fundamentals of Business and Management, providing a solid base for you to go on and enjoy the full undergraduate degree.
Student Satisfaction and Employability Results
Top 10 in the UK for Teaching Quality for the subject of Business & Management Studies (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019)
95% of our Business and Administrative subject students were satisfied that the staff were good at explaining things, 88 for the sector. (NSS 2019)
97% of our graduates were in work or further study within 6 months, 3% more than Business and Administrative Studies graduates nationally (HESA 2018*)
Following the foundation year, the syllabus of this course is identical to its sister course [Business and Management, N122].
Why study Business and Management at Aberystwyth University?
- You will be taught in the innovating and dynamic Aberystwyth Business School;
- You will gain insight into the world of enterprise;
- An understanding of the impact of changes in the business environment e.g. economic events.
Gain knowledge in the following:
- Changes in accounting practices;
- Changes in the regulatory and legal environment;
- Marketing decisions;
- Business strategies.
On completion of this degree you will possess:
- A broad understanding of management in practice;
- In-depth knowledge of trade and commerce in both the public and private sector;
- A solid grasp in the complexity of management challenges and the combined impact of the economic, financial, human and legal issues that leaders encounter.
Students at the Aberystwyth Business School are taught by lecturers and other teaching staff who are active researchers and expert practitioners in their chosen subject area.
Over 75% of full time members of teaching staff are qualified to PhD level. Most are currently research active, meaning that students benefit from being taught ‘new’ knowledge in their chosen field of study as well as recognized literature. The School also employs part-time and full time staff devoted purely to teaching. Many part-time staff combine teaching duties with consultancy and business activities, ensuring that students have access not only to up to date research but the latest applied knowledge.
Please note: The modules listed below are those currently intended for delivery during the next academic year and may be subject to change. They are included here to give an indication of how the course is structured.
|Module Name||Module Code||Credit Value|
|Academic Skills Foundation 1||IC07620||20|
|Foundations Of Management And Marketing||AB05120||20|
|Information Technology For University Students||CS01120||20|
|The Mathematics Driving License||CS10410||10|
|Academic Skills Foundation 2||IC07720||20|
|Economics, Finance And Accounting For Business||AB01320||20|
|Introduction To Statistics||MA00910||10|
|Module Name||Module Code||Credit Value|
|Fundamentals Of Accounting And Finance||AB11120||20|
|Fundamentals Of Management And Business||AB15120||20|
|Marketing Principles And Contemporary Practice||AB17120||20|
|Understanding The Economy||AB13120||20|
What can I do with a degree in Business Management?
Our graduates have entered and are successful in a number of sectors:
What skills will I obtain from this degree?
Studying our degree in Business Management will equip you with the following skills:
What work experience opportunities exist at Aberystwyth University?
Discover more about the various employment opportunities that our Aberystwyth University Careers team offer.
Enhance your employability prospects with GO Wales and YES (Year in Employment Scheme) managed by our Careers department.
Teaching & Learning
What will I learn?
The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the four-year degree scheme.
In the first foundation year, you will be introduced to core components of Business and Management.
In your second year you will discover:
In your third year you will explore:
In your final year you will study:
Typical Entry Requirements
A Levels Available to candidates without formal qualifications who have a suitable background education, experience and motivation.
GCSE requirements (grade C min):
BTEC National Diploma:
The University operates an inclusive admissions policy and our offers can vary. Please refer to our country-specific pages for details of the international qualifications we accept. For further information, contact email@example.com