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BSc (Hons)

Business & Marketing (Foundation Entry)

4 years
September 2024

On our Business & Marketing Foundation Entry course you’ll develop core business skills in key areas. These include problem-solving, team work, communications, and data analysis. All of these are skills you need to succeed in the marketing industry.

Why study with us

  • 1st
    in the North West for graduate prospects (on track)
    Complete University Guide (Business and Management Studies)
  • 1st
    in the North West for student satisfaction
    Complete University Guide (Business and Management Studies)
  • Top
    in the UK for overall positivity
    National Student Survey (Business Studies) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
  • Top
    in the UK for teaching on the course
    National Student Survey (Business Studies) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
  • Apply your skills and knowledge to live marketing projects set by our large network of industry professionals.
  • Our course content is dynamic, and it evolves as business issues change - you’ll gain the skills to succeed in a changing world.
  • As you progress, you’ll put theory into practice. You'll have the option of taking a one-year paid placement, short-term internships, or some volunteering.

What you'll do

  • Interactive workshop sessions will develop you as an independent student. You'll develop a specific research project through survey design and analysis.
  • You'll be taught by industry-experienced lecturers through a combination of seminar sessions.
  • Regular guest speakers will give you perspective from some of today’s leading business minds.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Meet Mason

One of the highlights for me was taking part in the Two+Two Marketing Event, at which teams from UK universities get hands on with a client brief, and pitch ideas to a judging panel. Steven Bartlett (Dragons Den) offered the winner the opportunity to spend a day with him in London.
Business and Marketing student Mason Karki wearing blue suit in front of green background
Mason Karki
Business & Marketing, BSc (Hons)

Best Entrepreneurial University of the Year

We won Best Entrepreneurial University at the Educate North Awards 2023. This recognised our work with thousands of student start-ups and businesses in the North West.

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Clearing officially opens on July 5 2024, but you can sign up for priority Clearing early and we'll help you find a place on a course that's right for you.

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Future careers

This Foundation Entry programme has an equal focus on business and marketing. Because of this, our graduates are highly employable, in a wide range of business areas. These include industry, commerce and the public sector.

Fees and funding

First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Business

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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