Course Information


Ulster University Foundation Degree in Business Management

Ulster University
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 13 September 2021
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 19
Total Hours: 570
Fee: 2600
Places Available: 9
Course Coordinator: marina.malcolm@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 13 September 2021
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 19
Total Hours: 570
Fee: 2600
Places Available: 7
Course Coordinator: Stephen.Crawford@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 13 September 2021
Day: Subject to Timetable
Time: 09:00–20:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 17
Total Hours: 510
Fee: 2600
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Avis.Brunt@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 15 September 2021
Day: Wednesday
Time: 09:00–17:00
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 210
Fee: 1000
Places Available: 9
Course Coordinator: marina.malcolm@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 15 September 2021
Day: Wednesday
Time: 09:00–17:00
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 10
Total Hours: 300
Fee: 1000
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Avis.Brunt@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 16 September 2021
Day: Thursday
Time: 09:00–17:00
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 210
Fee: 1000
Places Available: 12
Course Coordinator: Stephen.Crawford@swc.ac.uk

Description

This qualification provides the perfect foundation for your successful career in business management in the private or public sector. The Foundation Degree in Business Management focuses on developing your knowledge, skills and abilities to prepare you for a range of careers in business such as Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics. Learners are supported to be entrepreneurial in their outlook to reflect local and regional economic needs.

Additional Information

During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year. *The fees quoted are payable for each year.
Please Contact the Course Director to discuss, or view Ulster prospectus online

Terms & Conditions

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, online: www.swc.ac.uk and onthe College VLE).
  • Submit all coursework andassessments by specifieddates, coursework submittedwithout consent after thedeadline shall not normallybe accepted.
  • The minimum overall passmark of 40%, in all modulesas per UU regulations.
  • Core Modules

    Modules focus on equipping Learners with the skills, knowledge and abilities to secure a management position in a business. The modules taken include:

  • Academic and Career Enhancement Skills
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Economics
  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • Organisational Behaviour and Change
  • Global Business Environment
  • Finance for Decision Making
  • Marketing Management
  • Work Based Learning
  • There is a strong focus on industry engagement, with live projects and industry visits.

    Assessment Method

    Testing knowledge, understanding and application to industry will principally be through work-based assessment, practical reports, oral and written submissions and formal examinations.

    Progression Opportunities

    The programme offers progression to: Part time Ulster University BSc Hons in Business (delivered at South West College); Ulster University’s BSc (Hons) Business with Specialisms full-time or part-time at Magee College; or other degrees at Ulster University.More options are available through the UCAS or CAO system. A range of careers in business such as marketing, finance, administration, purchasing and management, with a specific emphasis on meeting local and regional needs.

    Entry Requirements

    Range 64-72 UCAS points, four GCSE passes to include English and Maths at grade C (or equivalent), or equivalent approved qualification at Level 3. Refer to general entry requirements.

    International Student Entry Requirements

    International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Honours Degree Top-up, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. International students (for whom English is not their first language), must demonstrate their competence in written and spoken English at IELTS – Academic 6.0, with minimum 5.5 in all four elements of the test. Trinity ISE - Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Our International Student licence only permits us to recruit to Full-Time HE programmes