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About the course
Gain a competitive edge in the jobs market with a rigorous
programme of study and real-life experience from the University of
Hull’s internationally accredited Business School. You’ll master
the ever-expanding world of advertising channels on a joint degree
that provides you with a strong foundation of core marketing
skills, from the art of persuasion to international communication
applications. You’ll also get a head start in developing the key
skills needed to manage the web of national and international
connections which make up today’s complex supply chains.
Combine this with the opportunity to boost your employability
through an additional year of professional experience, often with a
top global business, or by studying at one of our partner
institutions in Europe, Asia, North America or Australia. If you do
not have the qualifications and experience to enter the BA Honours
course directly, a foundation year in Business and Management will
give you the academic abilities to progress to the first year of
your degree. The University of Hull’s distinctive, integrated
approach has earned international accreditation from AACSB – held
by less than 5% of the world’s 13,000 business programmes.
You will cover a total of six modules over the Foundation Year
covering the core competencies for degree level study, and will
also have a choice of subjects including business, law and
politics; arts, media and social sciences; global development;
society, culture and ethics; and key skills in academic
On successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will be
able to progress to a range of business degree courses offered at
the Business School, as well as selected courses from other
departments in the University including law, social sciences,
education and English.
You will spend year a studying at one of our partner
institutions in Europe, Asia, North America or
Australia. This is an outstanding opportunity to broaden your
horizons within a different culture and environment, learn new
skills and develop valuable international contacts while continuing
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable skills and
experience while you earn. Spend a year working in industry,
gaining invaluable experience, creating potential contacts and
developing your employability.
Our professional experience programme provides the
opportunity to work with companies like IBM, Boots, BP,
Microsoft UK, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the Walt Disney
*The common first year structure enables students transfer to
different courses within the School at the end of Year 1. Students
wishing to transfer to a more mathematics-led pathway such as
Accounting, Financial Management, Business Economics or Economics
must have started on a similar pathway, or upgrade their skills
prior to the start of Year 2.
Tariff points: 280 points, points can be from any qualification
on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 200 points from two
or more A levels, or a combination of appropriate Level 3
IB Diploma: 30 points.
BTEC L3 Extended Diploma: DMM in relevant subject(s).
Access to HE Diploma: Pass with minimum of 15 credit at
distinction and 15 credits at merit.
Foundation Year entry requirements:
Appropriate for those returning to study after a minimum
three-year break, or those with non-UK qualifications unsuitable
for UK level 4 entry.
We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of, or
interest in, a related subject and an aptitude for academic work
which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the
Candidates with A-level qualifications in subjects other than
those key to the degree will usually require a minimum of 200
International students (language
If your first language is not English, you will be required to
provide acceptable evidence of your English language
This degree will open up a wide range of employment prospects
and recent graduates from the core subjects of marketing and supply
chain management have secured roles within organisations such as
Walt Disney Company, Sky, Kellogg’s, Nestlé, Bosch, Bibby
Distribution, Henkel and British Gas.
Our dedicatedWorld of
Work Officewill connect you with
businesses and keep you up to date with relevant work placements,
company projects and job opportunities and skills to help give you
the edge in the employment market. Our annual World of Work Week
offers a wide range of events and guest speakers from companies
like Accenture, IBM and Procter & Gamble, providing
business-focused career advice.
is open to all graduates and provides a wide range of career
resources, online events and country-specific recruitment guides,
all designed to enhance your career long after graduation.