BA (Hons) Business Management with Marketing (with integrated foundation year)

9/10 of our business graduates are employed or in further study (DLHE 2017)

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Course code N103

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Course code N103

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Duration Full-time, 4 Years
Start date September 2020
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Marketing is vital for the success of any business.

And, if you want a future boosting businesses through positive marketing outcomes, our course - designed in consultation with industry and the professional bodies – will enable you to do just that.

You’ll explore core principles of business management with a focus on marketing, taking in advertising, branding, strategies – and digital communication in the modern business world.

Our foundation year will help you reach the right level for taking the rest of the degree, building a solid foundation of skills from which to expand upon.

Why Choose University of Cumbria

You’ll enhance your academic learning by doing business practically – whether that’s leading a lecture or working alongside real businesses on project-based assignments.

Our innovative teaching coupled with 80% practical sessions aims to help you secure the skills you’ll need to get a job – plus, have the confidence to adapt and succeed in a rapidly evolving business landscape.

  • 9/10 of our business graduates are employed or in further study (DLHE 2017)
  • Graduate with a solid portfolio of work to present to a future employer
  • Our strong links with regional businesses and with partnerships nationally and internationally boost your placement and employment prospects
  • Use the latest technology and packages of that in the real business world
  • Opportunity to work with real businesses on project-based assignments
  • You get great tutor support and we get to know you because our class sizes are small
  • Taught by academic tutors, who are current industry consultants and published experts
  • Tutors conduct international research giving you dynamic and research-informed teaching
  • Study in a professional and interactive environment at our dedicated Business School
  • Tailor-make your own course to fit your future career path
  • We’ll push you to your academic limit, so you graduate being the best you can be

You’ll live on our campus in the vibrant student city of Lancaster by the spectacular north west coastline and within an hour of the Lake District National Park and the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool. So, whether you want lively or leisurely in your free time, you’re within reach of both.

Our campus is also home to the Centre For Regional Economic Development , where our academics work with local authorities together with large and small organisations to research and analyse contemporary issues affecting local and regional economies in the north of England. So, your studies will benefit from the latest research and best practices.

Our graduates have been snapped up by banks and major high-street companies for graduate schemes.

So, if you’re looking for a course that’ll give you an edge in business, a great employability profile and current industry-specific business knowledge – this is it.

Course Study Options

This course is also available as a standard course or with a sandwich placement-click the buttons for more information.

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Graduate destinations

The skills you learn here can be used at businesses around the world, including the not-for-profit sector. Our Business School is constantly evolving its portfolio to make sure our degrees are relevant to graduates who want to forge their careers in the world of business, whether in this country, Europe or further afield. Central to these programmes are the thematic developments of social enterprise, corporate social responsibility and cultural diversity. Open up your employment opportunities internationally with skills that are truly global.

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