BA (Hons) Business Studies 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 Studies at Derby was ranked Top 3 for overall satisfaction and No.1 for academic support in the UK, in the National Student Survey 2017
  • Prepare for roles where you can make a significant impact on business performance
  • Develop the research and analytical skills which are valued highly by employers
  • Conduct a major independent research study into a business area of your choice
  • Gain a respected qualification from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) alongside your degree
  • Gain exemptions from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) professional qualifications
  • Enhance your employability through work-related learning, including the chance to take a placement year
  • Apply your knowledge to practical business scenarios by undertaking live consultancy projects
  • Immerse yourself in the regional business community at exciting networking events
  • Boost your career prospects on a course designed in close partnership with employers to deliver exactly what they need
  • Benefit from our full support, knowledge and guidance to ensure you make a smooth and successful transition to the business world.
  • The University of Derby won the Midlands University of the Year at the Midlands Business Awards 2018 
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