University of Plymouth International College

Foundation in Business & Management

Business and Management courses for those who want to become global leaders, and understand the importance of ethical human behaviours.

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.

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Stage 1: Foundation Stage 2: Your University of Plymouth Degree
Foundation in Business and Management BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
BSc (Hons) Business Management (3 Years)
BSc (Hons) Business Management (2 Years fast-track)
BSc (Hons) Economics
BSc (Hons) Marketing


Your Pathway

Stage 1: Foundation in Business and Management


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Foundation in Business and First Year Economics


Fees for 2022/23

International: £14,250

Fees for 2023/24

International: £15,250


Two semesters


January, May and September

Foundation Syllabus

Semester 1

  • ILS1AND3 - Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

    You will develop your academic communication skills and use of digital technology for higher education.
    How will I be assessed? 60% coursework, 30% exam and 10% personal development planning

  • BUS107 - Principles of ICT

  • BUS108 - Business Law

  • SCI101MB- Numerical Techniques 1

Semester 2

  • BUS101 - Accounting

  • BUS103 - Economics

  • BUS105 - Business Studies

  • BUS106 - Academic Writing

Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

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