Sharpen your approach to business and open doors.
Chances are, you are a highly-active, ambitious individual that sees opportunities everywhere.
Our Business University Foundation programme combines specialist language learning and academic skills development around key disciplines in business, finance, marketing and economics, with impartial university advice and guidance from our experienced academic team.
It will give you the tools you need to not only get into university, but to achieve great success in your degree once you get there.
Cass Business School, London
University of Westminster
On this course, you will:
- Improve your knowledge and understanding of business to NQF Level 3
(UK National Qualifications Framework)
- Become a confident English language communicator (to at least B2 or IELTS 5.5)
- Learn critical academic language and study skills and assessment techniques
- Gain experience using a range of learning technologies
- Receive personalised, impartial guidance and support on your choice of course and university
- Strengthen your skills as an independent learner with experience of various assessment methods
Strengthen your business knowledge.
Your modules will develop a solid foundation of understanding and knowledge of the business discipline in three core subjects:
- Business studies
You will also have the opportunity to gain valuable insights into business with our behind-the-scene tours of leading businesses in the UK.
ACADEMIC SKILLS MODULE
Develop your skills toolkit.
Study skillsYou will develop advanced study skills to help you perform your best when asked to complete tasks, assignments and exams at university. These may also be different to skills you have learned in your own country, so we will support you to learn, practise and master how to gain high marks at university-level.
Preparing for IELTSOur teachers have extensive experience with IELTS exams. You will get intensive preparation for your IELTS so you can successfully achieve your desired score (at least 5.5) and get entry to your degree programme at university.
LEARNING SUPPORT PROGRAMME
Prepare to succeed.
Visitor speaker programmeExperience university-style lectures and workshops in business, delivered by experts in their field.
University applications supportReceive individual support and advice throughout your university application process, from our dedicated and experienced counselling service.
Supported self-studyYou will have supported self-study sessions each week with tutors available to work with you on any aspects of the course that you find challenging.
TutorialsYou will have a 1-to-1 tutorial each week with your academic skills tutor to discuss your progress, receive guidance and ask any questions you may have.
You will develop a solid foundation of business understanding and knowledge through your subject modules. You will be able to: understand key concepts and theories, expand on your business-related vocabulary, and improve your abilities to analyse and interpret information and communicate ideas effectively.
Download Subject Modules Factsheet
Your modules include:
- SUBJECT MODULE 1
Develop a comprehensive overview of the main business functions and decision making in realistic business contexts. You will study how businesses are organised, how they set and meet objectives and how change, growth and personnel can be managed.
- SUBJECT MODULE 2
Build a strong foundation of skills and knowledge for the study of economics at a higher level. You will learn about the core elements of micro and macro economics and learn concepts and terminology that are central to the study of this subject.
- SUBJECT MODULE 3
Build a strong understanding of the language and concepts used in mathematics. Learn to analyse and interpret data to tackle complex mathematical problems and learn to gather information from a variety of sources to support research, analysis and evaluation.
Track record of success
We are proud of our excellent track record with Bell students progressing to top universities for their subject area in the UK or beyond.
We can also guarantee, on successful completion of the Bell University Foundation programme, that you will be offered a place on an undergraduate degree course at a university in the UK.
Where have our students progressed to?
Students have received offers or progressed to leading universities in the UK