Ready for BSc (Hons)

Business Management with Marketing

4 years full-time including foundation year
2022
UCAS Code:
BMM3
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 a full BSc (Hons) Business Management with Marketing 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.

Whether you’re interested in the private, public, charity, social enterprise, entrepreneurial industries or legal practice, this course is your gateway to developing the skills for your first management job or to set up your own business or to pursue a career in law.

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.

Ranked in the UK top 30% for business, management and marketing (Guardian UK University Guide 2022), Solent Business School offers the skills and confidence you need to progress a successful career in marketing, business or international management.

Incorporating dedicated marketing units focused on creativity and promotion, this challenging course provides everything you need for the ever-changing business environment – teaching you to analyse future trends, identify the local and broader impacts, and recommend sustainable, ethical solutions to contemporary business challenges.

And the course is also accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), meaning you can graduate with an additional professional leadership and management award (level 5).

You will hone your skills through interactive learning sessions and a variety of practically-focused assessments, building a strong foundation of knowledge in business and marketing – along with the analytical skills and practical understanding to apply that knowledge in real-world contexts.

Our talented teaching team offer a wealth of experience in varied national business and marketing environments and cultures, giving you an exceptional range of expertise to call upon. 85% of our students say our courses are intellectually stimulating and 95% highlight our staff are good at explaining things (National Student Survey, DiscoverUni 2020)

Why choose this course?

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

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

2022 Guardian UK University Guide

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.

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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