Our four-year Business Management and Marketing (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree has a built-in foundation year (Year 0) that provides you with an alternative route into higher education if you don't have traditional qualifications, or can't meet the entry requirements for an undergraduate degree in business.
The foundation year will give you a confidence boost in an academic environment, helping you feel more prepared to move on to our three-year Business Management and Marketing BA (Hons) course. This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
This course received a 95% overall student satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2021. On top of this, we're sixth in the country for producing the most CEOs and managing directors, according to a study by Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance.
Our Business Management and Marketing (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree will prepare you for an exciting career in business, as a professional marketer or as a business owner.
If you want to start your own business, we even have our own business incubator, Accelerator, which provides entrepreneurs with support, networks and resources to help make your dream a reality.
Your foundation year will be shared with other students on business-related foundation year courses. Sharing ideas and insights with other students in related subjects will help you broaden your horizons. If you decide you’d like to change your degree to a different area of business, you have the flexibility to do this.
The foundation year is designed to give you a broad introduction to various business topics and build on your academic skills. Once you’ve passed your foundation year, your next three years of study will be the same as our Business Management and Marketing degree. You'll graduate with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.
Read more about the modules and content on our Business Management and Marketing BA (Hons) course page.
You’ll be assessed through a variety of methods such as coursework, portfolio work, problem-solving case studies, research projects and assignments based on business-related simulations.
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), which is the largest professional marketing body in the world. It also provides exemption from two CIM units, so you’ll only need to complete one additional unit to receive the Certificate in Professional Marketing.
This course is also accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). In addition to your degree, you’ll also gain the highly sought-after and widely recognised CMI Level 6 Diploma in Management and Leadership.
We are planning to return to our usual ways of teaching this autumn including on-campus activities for your course. However, it's still unclear what the government requirements on social distancing and other restrictions might be, so please keep an eye on our Covid-19 pages for further updates as we get closer to the start of the autumn term.
In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:
Any university-level qualifications or relevant experience you gain prior to starting university could count towards your course at London Met. Find out more about applying for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL).
To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.
If you need (or wish) to improve your English before starting your degree, the University offers a Pre-sessional Academic English course to help you build your confidence and reach the level of English you require.
The modules listed below are for the academic year 2020/21 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
Year 0 modules include:
Year 1 modules include:
Year 2 modules include:
Year 3 modules include:
On successful completion of this course, you’ll be prepared for a range of business-related careers in both the commercial and public sector. You could go on to work as a business development manager, marketing executive, recruitment consultant, sales manager, human resources manager or communications executive.
The course is also a great platform for entrepreneurs wishing to build on their business expertise, as well as being great preparation for a graduate scheme or junior position in business or marketing.
The Guildhall School of Business and Law has a range of industry-linked postgraduate courses available on a full-time and part-time basis in business management, tourism and events, marketing and fashion, law, human resources and finance banking. These courses would be ideal for postgraduate progression:
If you've already studied your undergraduate degree with us, as a graduate of London Met, you'll be entitled to a 20% discount on any further study with us.
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If you're a UK applicant wanting to study full-time starting in September, you must apply via UCAS unless otherwise specified. If you're an international applicant wanting to study full-time, you can choose to apply via UCAS or directly to the University.
If you're applying for part-time study, you should apply directly to the University. If you require a Student visa, please be aware that you will not be able to study as a part-time student at undergraduate level.
If you're applying for a degree starting in January/February, you can apply directly to the University.
The University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) accepts applications for full-time courses starting in September from one year before the start of the course. Our UCAS institution code is L68.
If you will be applying direct to the University you are advised to apply as early as possible as we will only be able to consider your application if there are places available on the course.To find out when teaching for this degree will begin, as well as welcome week and any induction activities, view our academic term dates.
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