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Ulster University Foundation Degree in Leadership and Management

The Foundation Degree in Leadership and Management, validated by the Ulster University, has been developed to upskill and professionalise current and future business leaders.

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Ulster University Foundation Degree in Leadership and Management
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Lisburn
Full-Time 03/09/2018
20+ £2500.00 Apply Now

During your study, you may need financial support and SERC is here to help. Find out more information on student fees and financial support in the Student Finance section.

Course Structure

Top leadership and management talent are needed to create opportunities for growth. This Foundation Degree has been developed in order to assist in the process of developing this talent and encouraging critical and analytical thinking in students. On successful completion of the Foundation Degree, students may progress to the Ulster University BSc (Hons) Management and Leadership Development programme. Progression is via two bridging modules and entry into the final year.

MANDATORY MODULES

Mandatory modules include:

  • Introduction to Marketing 
  • Developing People
  • HRM for Business Leading People
  • Managing Resources
  • Change and Innovation
  • Marketing Planning
  • Managing Quality
  • Financing Operations
  • Professional Development
  • Work Based Learning

This course will grant you the status of Ulster University Associate Student.

Contact Hours

Contact Hours per week

15 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

Mandatory Additional Study

Maximum of 3 hours per week average over the academic year.

Personal Study

19 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials.

Entry Requirements

GCSE and University General Entrance requirement statement

  • Three GCSE to include GCSE English Language Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy

GCSE Maths

  • GCSE Mathematics Grade c or above OR Pass in Level 2 Numeracy

UCAS

A minimum of 72 UCAS points including:

  • Two A Levels at A2 OR
  • Level 3 National Diploma

Access Diploma

  • Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 60%+

International Requirements

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • IELTS 6.0; (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)
  • PTE 51
  • Or equivalent (Examples of equivalent qualifications would be a GCSE in English, Level 3 Programmes, Essential Skills in Literacy – Grade C, ESOL Level 2 or another qualifications gained at an Institution within the UK).

Admissions

  • Successful completion of the admissions process

APEL

  • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section
How will I be assessed and given feedback?

Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies. This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study. Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

All students are required to complete a full-time placement (voluntary or paid) for a duration of 10-12 weeks in their second year of study, which will provide them with the opportunity to build their employability skills through working on a project within the placement organisation. Students who have completed this programme have secured a wide range of placements; including placements in the USA and ROI. All students are required to complete a project presentation on their placement.

Where will it take me?

 

On successful completion of the Foundation Degree and having met the requirements set by the University. Students may progress to either the full-time Ulster University BSc Hons Management and Leadership Development programme or the part-time BSc Hons Business Studies (Leadership and Management) at UU. Students who wish to progress to Ulster University will be required to complete two bridging modules delivered over the summer months at UU.

 

How will it make me more employable?

You will learn transferrable skills such as communication, organisational skills, problem solving, leadership and critical thinking which will help you apply to relevant jobs within the Business Industry. The programme is designed to facilitate your development of a range of graduate qualities that are highly valued in the workplace.

Additional Costs
Costs of student visits are estimated at approximately £50 per annum. There may be an opportunity for students to participate in an international study tour, should this be the case it will be self-funded by the student.
Accreditation
Course and Provider regulated by Ulster University.
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures.
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.
  • Pass all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme.  Students in Year 1 are required to attain 120 credits in order to progress to Year 2.  This will require students to achieve an overall pass mark of at least 40% in all modules.

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