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BSc (Hons) Business Management (Retail) (with Foundation Year)

Course Overview

Our BSc (Hons) Business Management (Retail) with Foundation Year is designed for those who wish to explore the complexities of the retail industry.

The Retail Pathway allows you to gain transferable skills that can be applied into everyday life and help you in your future career. You will be given a comprehensive understanding into the Retail industry and be able to evaluate and critically appraise theoretical approaches and models and synthesise contrasting ideas.

This course also aids you into solving complex problems and generate effective solutions. Furthermore, you will be able to employ critical self-reflection and make justified independent judgements.

Why study this course?

  • The Retail Pathway makes use of your interpersonal skills effectively, including listening, influencing, negotiation and conflict resolution.
  • We will make effective and confident use of appropriate information technologies and help you determine and reflect on academic, professional and personal goals.

Course details

  • Location

  • Duration

    4 years
  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with

  • Academic Language and Skills 1 (EFP3003)
  • Academic Language and Skills 2 *(EFP3004)
  • Academic Skills and PDP (BMP3001)
  • Business in Practice (BMP3002)
  • Further Academic Skills (BMP3003)
  • World of Work (BMP3004)
  • Applied Business Finance (BMP3005)
  • Practical Digital Marketing (BMP3006)
  • Professional and Academic Skills Development (BMP4001)
  • Financial Decision Making in Business (BAM4013)
  • Business Environment (BMP4003)
  • Contemporary Issues in Marketing (BMP4004)
  • Information Systems and Big Data Analysis (BMP4005)
  • People and Performance (BMP4006)
  • Business Management and Career Development (BMP5017)
  • Leadership Management and Organisational Culture (BMP5016)
  • Project Management (BMP5018)
  • Enterprise, Innovation and Creativity (BMP5019)
  • Business Case Study Analysis (BAM5020)
  • Business Project (BMP6032)
  • Dissertation (BMP6001)
  • Strategic Management (BMP6033)
  • Global Consumer Behaviour (BMP6037)
  • Retail Management (BMP6009)
  • E-Commerce and Contemporary Marketing Practice (BMP6036)

Career progression

Developing your employability is a key focus of this dynamic and flexible programme. Real-life case studies, guest speakers and industry visits are designed to help you to understand the business environment and the needs of employers in local, national and international contexts. We’ll support you to develop sought-after skills such as communication, data analysis, time management, team working and problem solving. We also aim to help you develop lifelong learning skills so that you can take ownership of your professional development for the future, maximising your potential for success.

Entry Requirements

  • UCAS points: 48
  • Level 3: Any subjects are acceptable
  • GCSEs: Five at grade C or above / grade 4 to 9
  • IELTS: 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any band (Non-native speakers)

If you didn’t study GCSEs / A-Levels and have non-traditional entry qualifications or relevant work experience we will be happy to consider your application. You’ll be required to attend an interview as part of the admissions process.

  • Rao M Kashif Khan
    Deputy Head of School of Business and Enterprise