Foundation Programme: Cardiff School of Management 

Course Overview

This course is intended for students wishing to enrol on a three-year honours degree programme in Cardiff School of Management (CSM), who fall into one of the following categories:

1. Students who have not achieved the required A-level (or equivalent) points score.
2. Mature students who have been out of the formal education system for some time.

Course Content

The course links with the following honours degree programme areas delivered within the Cardiff School of Management. As such, students following the foundation route will take an extra year to complete their honours degree.

Business and Management:
Business & Management Studies (with specialist pathways) - BA (Hons)
International Business Management - BA (Hons)
Marketing Management - BA (Hons)

Accounting, Economics and Finance:
Accounting - BA (Hons)
Accounting & Finance - BA (Hons)
Business Economics - BA (Hons)
Economics - BSc (Hons)
International Economics & Finance - BSc/BScEcon (Hons)

Computing and Information Systems:
Business Information Systems - BSc (Hons)
Computing - BSc (Hons)
Software Engineering - BSc (Hons)

Tourism, Hospitality and Events:
Events Management - BA (Hons)
International Hospitality Management (with specialist pathways) - BA (Hons)
International Tourism Management (with specialist pathways) - BA (Hons)

The course will include the following areas:

• Academic Skills
• Information Technology
• Quantitative Methods
• Business and Management Studies
• Finance

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum of five GCSE passes grade A-C including English Language and Mathematics or equivalent and 80 UCAS Tariff Points (or equivalent) from at least one A Level.

Candidates who do not possess normal minimum entry qualification are interviewed and considered individually by members of the course team on the basis of their prior learning or working background.

For specific information on entry requirements, please refer to the UCAS website.

Key Facts

UCAS Code(s):

Please refer to the following degree programmes for the relevant UCAS code:

Business and Management:
Business & Management Studies (with specialist pathways) - BA (Hons)
International Business Management - BA (Hons)
Marketing Management - BA (Hons)

Accounting, Economics and Finance:
Accounting - BA (Hons)
Accounting & Finance - BA (Hons)
Business Economics - BA (Hons)
Economics - BSc (Hons)
International Economics & Finance - BSc/BScEcon (Hons)

Computing and Information Systems:
Business Information Systems - BSc (Hons)
Computing - BSc (Hons)
Software Engineering - BSc (Hons)

Tourism, Hospitality and Events:
Events Management - BA (Hons)
International Hospitality Management (with specialist pathways) - BA (Hons)
International Tourism Management (with specialist pathways) - BA (Hons)

Campus: Llandaff

School: Cardiff School of Management

Course Length:
The foundation year will take one year (full-time) to complete, with an additional three or four (sandwich) years of full-time study required to complete the chosen degree programme.

How to Apply:
Applications for this course should be made online to UCAS at http://www.ucas.com/

For further information please visit our How to Apply pages at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapply

International Applicants:
Before making an application, international students (those outside of the EU), should contact the International Office at Cardiff Met to discuss the necessary procedures in relation to studying with us. For further information visit www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/international

Selection Procedure:
Selection is normally made on the basis your UCAS application form and interview.

Tuition Fees and Financial Support:
For up to date information on tuition fees and the financial support that may be available please refer to www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees.

Bursaries & Scholarships:
The university also offers a bursary and scholarship scheme to help students whilst at university. To see if you are eligible, visit www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/scholarships

Contact Us

For general enquiries please contact the Student Recruitment Team on 029 2041 6044 or email courses@cardiffmet.ac.uk

For programme specific enquiries, please contact the programme director, Angela Jospeh:
Email: ajoseph@cardiffmet.ac.uk
Tel: 029 2041 7156

See Also:
Cardiff School of Management Website

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