BA (Hons) Business Management (CMI accredited) with Foundation Year

Why choose this course?

If you have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly on to the Honours degree programme, you can choose to start at Foundation Year stage.

  • Business Management at Derby was ranked in the Top 10 for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017
  • Achieve a respected Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualification alongside your degree and set yourself apart as a business leader of the future
  • Benefit from professional mentoring on the first course in the country where every student has an external CMI mentor throughout
  • Keep your options open – study a broad-based first year and then continue on this pathway for a fully rounded introduction to Business Management, or choose to specialise in Marketing, HRM, Finance, Enterprise or International Business
  • Gain exemptions from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) professional qualifications
  • Prepare for a career in corporate management with major names: our graduates now work with the likes of Barclays, DHL and IBM
  • Build your practical skills through work experience, live projects, consultancy, case studies and business simulations
  • Be inspired by our links with prominent employers, business leaders and professional bodies
  • Gain a global perspective of contemporary business to broaden your career horizons
  • Focus on the principles of ethical and responsible management.
  • Our Business Management Courses were shortlisted for the CMI ‘International’ and ‘Outstanding Innovation and Delivery’ awards
  • The University of Derby won the Midlands University of the Year at the Midlands Business Awards 2018

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