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Business and Management Practice

Fd(A)

Key facts


UCAS code

N20N (Abingdon and Witney) / N2N2 (Solihull) / N106 (Wiltshire)

Start dates

September 2021

Course length

Full time: 2 years

Part time: 3 years

Overview


The Foundation Degree in Business and Management Practice provides a practical business education programme for those who wish to study at Higher Education level in their local area. Designed in cooperation with and supported by employers, the course has a strong focus on employability skills appropriate to the workplace and you can continue in employment whilst studying.

You will have the opportunity to progress to the BA (Hons) Business and Management Practice Level 6 ‘Top-Up’ final year at either at Abingdon & Witney College or Solihull College or to the BA (Hons) Business and Management final year at Oxford Brookes University.

This course can also be studied as part of an apprenticeship. For further information please see our apprenticeships webpage.

Tuition fees


Please see the fees note
Home/EU full time off-campus
£7,570

Home/EU part time off-campus
£5,045

International full time off-campus
£9,270 (not available at Solihull College)

Home (UK) full time off campus
£7,570

Home (UK) part time off-campus
£5,045

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

Tuition fees


2020 / 21
Home/EU full time off-campus
£7,570

Home/EU part time off-campus
£5,045

International full time off-campus
£9,270 (not available at Solihull College)

2021 / 22
Home (UK) full time off campus
£7,570

Home (UK) part time off-campus
£5,045

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:
+44 (0)1865 483088

Please note tuition fees for Home/EU students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.

Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning home and EU students at the maximum permitted level.

Financial support and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages.

Additional costs

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.

How to apply


Entry requirements

Specific entry requirements

Entrants to the Foundation Degree programme should normally meet one of the following sets of requirements:

Three passes at GCSE (grades A – C) or O-level (grades A – C), normally including Mathematics and English Language or equivalents.

PLUS:

EITHER

A minimum of one pass at A-level or 6-unit Vocational A-level.

OR

A National Certificate or Diploma or other equivalent qualification, such as GNVQ/NVQ or other level 3 vocational qualification.

OR

Exceptional/mature applicants who can demonstrate, through an extended CV, references and interview, that they have the knowledge and abilities equivalent to those possessed by holders of the level 3 qualification, listed above may be admitted with dispensation from the requirement to possess those qualifications.

Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

English language requirements

Please see the University's standard English language requirements.

International applications

This course is not available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

Credit transfer

Many of our courses consider applications for entry with credit for prior learning. Each application is individually assessed by our credit entry tutors. 

If you would like more information about whether or not you may be eligible for the award of credit, for example from an HND, partly-completed degree or foundation degree, please contact our Admissions team.

We operate the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). All undergraduate single modules are equivalent to 7.5 ECTS credits and double modules to 15 ECTS credits. More about ECTS credits.

Application process

Full time Home / EU applicants

Apply through UCAS

Part time Home / EU applicants

Apply direct to the University

International applicants

Apply direct to the University

Full time applicants can also apply through UCAS

Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.

For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.