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Business Management with Digital Technologies

5 years with foundation and industry years
2022
UCAS Code:
BMD4
Institution code: S30
UCAS Points:
48
Campus:
Southampton City Centre
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This essential business and law foundation programme is ideal for those who are looking at an alternative route into higher education, or who wish to update or broaden their knowledge before progressing onto the full BSc (Hons) Business Management with Digital Technologies degree.

Designed by experienced academics who’ve worked across key roles in a wide variety of industries, our Business and Law Foundation Year is designed to build your confidence, develop your capabilities and ensure you’re future-ready and ready for the competitive global marketplace.

From core subjects such as business, law, finance, marketing, enterprise, personal development and projects in the community, you’ll gain a solid introduction to the foundations of business and law, study contemporary business challenges, identify future trends and focus on the areas and industries which matter to you.

And throughout the foundation and subsequent full Solent degree, you’ll do more than learn the theory – you’ll learn to apply it through an innovative range of assessment and ‘real-world’ live briefs. Our degrees offer the chance to engage and get hands-on experience of international business and legal challenges and contexts, as well as a variety of extra qualifications, exemptions and memberships in addition to your honour’s degree.

From enquiry, analysis, evaluation and communication to knowledge of the latest business techniques and innovations, the course offers the complete package of business management skills for a great career – along with an innovative focus on digital technologies and their impact.

From blockchain to diversity, from horizon scanning to global digital solutions, you will study the latest innovations in theory and technology, learn to analyse future trends and identify the impacts on organisations and society – and recommend sustainable and ethical solutions to modern business challenges, applying your new knowledge and skills to real-world problems.

Ranked in the UK top 30% for business, management and marketing (Guardian Best UK University Guide 2022), Solent Business School delivers the skills and confidence you’ll need to progress a successful career in business and management – or even to start up your own business. Solent is fourth in UK universities for graduate start-ups, and has held a top ten spot for four years running (HE-BCI survey, 2019)

Led by a diverse teaching team with a range of business expertise and connections, you will expand your career horizons and professional network. The course is also dual accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), offering a professional leadership and management award (level 5) alongside your degree.

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Why choose this course?

With strong connections to a range of successful small and medium sized businesses.

2022 Guardian UK University Guide

Our fifth year running in the UK top ten (HE-BCI survey 2019/20)

Who is this course is for?

Solent’s Business and Law Foundation Year is ideally suited if you want to build your academic knowledge and confidence to return to studying or progress in your studies. You’ll develop strong academic and organisational skills, and prepare yourself for successful careers in a range of business industries – studying a curriculum that is not just about theory but real-world application.

If you're looking to gain a year's worth of industry experience as part of your studies, this course is for you. Our course and placements teams will help you find the perfect industry placement in your chosen field.

What does this course lead to?

A Solent degree in areas such as business management, accountancy, finance or maritime business gives you the specialist business knowledge and broad transferable skills to find business-focused roles in any industry. Recent graduates have started their own entrepreneurial businesses, or gained professional and managerial positions across the world.

Meet the team

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

Facilities

Our vibrant campus brings state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience. Our award-winning teaching building, The Spark is centred around students and offers a stimulating study environment with flexible learning spaces.

Away from studying, why not try out the gyms, fitness studios and sports halls in our £28 million Sports Complex, or watch a blockbuster film at our student-run cinema with Dolby Atmos audio.


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