Foundation in Business & Management

Are you a future business leader? Fast-track your way to industry success with our Foundation in Business and progress to a professionally accredited degree that will help you make your mark in the commercial world – whether you want to specialise in accounting and finance, economics, management or marketing.

Special features

  • First year direct entry available for all courses
  • 2-year Business Management fast track available
  • Optional placement year – mandatory for BA (Hons) International Business students

Pathways at the University of Plymouth

High school

Stage 1

Stage 2



Your UoP degree

Fees for 2018/19


International:£8,450 or £12,500

Fees for 2019/20


International:£8,750 or £12,750


One or two semesters


January, May and September

Stage 1:Foundation


  • Accounting

    You will learn about the importance of accounting and financial reporting. Topics include profit and loss, trading accounts and budgetary control.
    How will I be assessed? 70% exam, 30% coursework

  • Business Law

  • Business Studies

  • Economics

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Principles of ICT

Stage 2:Degree

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