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London Foundation Campus
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MASTER'S FOUNDATION (BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT)

Provider

London Foundation Campus

Progress to

Birkbeck, University of London

Course type

Pre Masters

Location

London

Start dates

Apr, Jan, Jun, Sep

Duration

1 to 4 terms

ABOUT THIS COURSE

The Master's Foundation (Business & Management) prepares international students for guaranteed entry to a range of postgraduate degrees at Birkbeck, University of London. See Progression Options below for a full list.

Note: This course is for students who do not meet the minimum academic or English requirements for direct entry to a postgraduate degree at Birkbeck, University of London. Please see Entry Requirements below for further details.

COURSE SPECIFICATION

The Master's Foundation (Business & Management) is a comprehensive programme of academic study and English language preparation, which includes up to 25 hours of classroom lessons per week. Depending on your chosen degree subject and study needs, you will study a combination of the following modules:

  • Academic English & Study Skills (including IELTS preparation)
  • Introduction to Management and Leadership
  • Managing Business Functions
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Enterprise and Business Planning
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics for Finance and Econometrics
  • Research Methods, Data Analysis and Project Planning
  • Research Project (2 or 3 term courses only)

Classes are taught on campus at The University of London using a variety of university style teaching methods, such as lectures, seminars, tutorials, group work and self study. At the end of the course, you will have a firm command of the academic, English and study skills necessary to succeed at postgraduate level in the UK.

The Masters Qualifying Programme starts in September, January, April or June and lasts 1, 2 or 3 terms (one year = 3 terms). On successful completion, you will progress to your chosen degree course, starting the following September.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

  • Birkbeck is one the the top universities in the World (Times Higher World University Rankings, 2014);
  • Earn a prestigious master's degree from a world class UK university;
  • Start dates throughout the year;
  • Live and study in the World's most exciting capital city!

STUDY OPTIONS

  • Four Term Course (4 terms, starting Jun, Sep)
  • Three Term Course (3 terms, starting Jan, Sep)
  • Two Term Course (2 terms, starting Jan, Apr)
  • One Term Course (1 term, starting Apr, Jun)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS*

TypeStudy Option(s)Requirement
AcademicAll study optionsA bachelor's degree from a recognised university (minimum 2:2, or GPA 60%+).
EnglishFour Term CourseA minimum English level of IELTS 5.0 overall.
Three Term CourseA minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 (5.5+ in all skills), or equivalent.
Two Term CourseA minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 (6.0+ in all skills), or equivalent.
One Term CourseA minimum English level of IELTS 6.5 (6.5+ in all skills), or equivalent.
NationalityAll study optionsThis course is open to international and EU (i.e. non-UK) students only.
AgeAll study optionsMinimum age 21+ years.

* Students with strong English skills (IELTS 6.5+ in all skills, or equivalent) and a first degree equivalent to a UK honours degree (minimum 2:2, 60% GPA) may be eligible for direct entry to a master's degree, without the need to study a pre masters first. Contact your student advisor if you are not sure.

PROGRESSION OPTIONS

On successful completion of this course, you are guaranteed progression to one of the programmes at Birkbeck, University of London listed below. The minimum score required for progression is: Pass grade (D+) in academic modules, plus a minimum English level of IELTS 7.0, with 6.5 in all elements

  • MSc in Accounting & Financial Management
  • MSc in Business Innovation
  • MSc in Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • MSc in International Business
  • MSc in International Business & Development
  • MSc in International Business & the European Union
  • MSc in International Marketing
  • MSc in Management
  • MSc in Management in the Public Sector
  • MSc in Marketing
  • MSc in Marketing Communications
  • MSc in Retail Marketing
  • MSc in Sports Management & the Business of Football
  • MSc in Sports Marketing

ABOUT LONDON FOUNDATION CAMPUS

The University of London is made up from 29 independent member colleges, many of which are regarded as leading institutions in their own right. In fact, no fewer than 7 colleges are ranked amongst the world's top 200 universities (Times Education World University Rankings, 2014). That's one reason why a graduation certificate from the University of London is so highly valued by employers and institutions around the world!

The University was founded in 1836, making it the third oldest in the UK after Oxford and Cambridge. And with more than 120,000 students, the University of London is one of the largest in the world.