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London South East Colleges (Bromley)


This course is delivered on behalf of, and validated by, Canterbury Christ Church University. It is suitable for you if you are already employed and want to gain a business management qualification while working.

It is delivered over two evenings per week and some Saturdays during the year. The course includes sessions and workshops combined with work-based application and projects, thus enabling students to develop a range of practical skills and to acquire an appreciation and understanding of the diverse factors involved in business management.

Why study Business and Management?

The Foundation Degree in Business and Management is two year degree, with the first two years of study taking place at Bromley College University Centre.

Entry requirements

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C including English language and mathematics
  • or Business Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • or other business-related Level 3 qualifications

You should be in full-time employment. Mature students with relevant employment experience are welcome to apply

Further entry requirements

64 UCAS points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent and five GCSEs grades A*-C including English and Maths.

For more information on the IELTS (International English language Testing System) requirements for this course, please click here to visit our dedicated web page.

Mature applicants, without the normal entry requirements, are encouraged to apply and will be accepted if there is evidence of their ability to succeed.

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All about the course

This course is for those looking to understand the changing business environment and gain a practical, comprehensive and specialised range of knowledge of business. You may be taking your first degree or adding to existing skills. If you want to enhance your skills and increase your employability or your career goals then this degree is for you. 

The programme aims to utilise experience from your current workplace and business experience to equip you with the additional skills to enable you to reach your full potential throughout their career.

Module information

Core/optional modules

*Modules subject to validation

How you’ll learn

Our teaching supports students in reaching their potential in the course. We recognise the diversity of learning styles and techniques they will use and offer a variety of means through which they can engage with the subject: lectures, seminars, discussions, presentations, visiting speakers, digital materials, coursework and tutorials.

We offer timely feedback from tutors. We also value the learning from students’ experiences with other work and organisations and support their reflections on their academic and personal development. We encourage them to develop skills relevant to life and work as well as for academic study. Typically, teaching takes place in face to face mode and in on-line environments and is informed by student feedback.

How you’ll be assessed

A wide variety of assessment methods are employed to develop both academic and professional skills. The overall emphasis within the programme is on coursework assessment. There is a formal or 'summative' assessment at the end of each module. This will include essays, reports, presentations, computer-based projects, reflective and critical assignment, research activities and case studies. Examinations and Time-constrained assessments may be used to recognise end of module achievement, particularly where professional body accreditation is offered, and may involve unseen or open-book exercises.

Each year, there is a 40 credit Work-Based Learning project which supports you in the practical application of your studies in your workplace.


You will receive feedback on formal assessments undertaken by coursework. Feedback on examination performance is available upon request from the module leader. Feedback is intended to help you learn and you are encouraged to discuss it with your module tutor. We aim to provide you with feedback within 15 working days of hand-in. 

48% coursework
52% exams

Your future career

Successful completion of a Foundation Degree in Business and Management prepares you for new and/or existing employment opportunities and development.

This course allows you to continue your studies towards a Bachelor’s degree in a related subject. Students who study on this degree programme often apply to study on our BSc (Hons) Business Studies Level 6 Top programme available during a day or evening route.



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Professional accreditation

The college recognises the importance of professional body accreditation, to ensure that not only do we deliver well-researched courses, but also that our students meet the professional expectations of prospective employers and have the opportunity to gain professional body qualifications.

We also offer modules accredited by the Association of Project Management (APM). Our Project Management module was the first from a university to gain accreditation and exemption for its teaching and assessment.

The University Centre has accreditation with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The year two modules of Management and Leadership, Project Management, Management Accounting and Human Resource Management are accredited by the CMI and on successful completion you will be eligible for CMI Level 5 qualifications in Leadership and Management. 

Industry links

The college has close links with the college’s Business School and benefit from the Employers Advisory Board that has established partnerships with representatives from across the private and public sector. This encourages employer engagement as the Board engages in discussion about technical content of the curriculum and the development of wider employability skills, guest speakers, live case studies, and workplace visits.

Regulated by the Office for Students

The Office for Students (OfS) regulates Canterbury Christ Church University. The OfS is the independent regulator of higher education in England. It aims to ensure that every student, whatever their background, has a fulfilling experience of higher education that enriches their lives and careers. Further details about its work are available on the OfS website.

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London South East Colleges (Bromley)