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On this programme you will enter the International Foundation Year and are guaranteed progression to the first year of your chosen degree (if you meet the required criteria). Teaching takes place in the Global Study Centre (GSC) using dedicated lecturers who know the strengths and weaknesses of each student.Programme AimsThe educational aims of the programme are to:Develop students’ fundamental knowledge and understanding of the relevant disciplinary elements in economics and management and
On this programme you will enter the International Foundation Year and are guaranteed progression to the first year of your chosen degree (if you meet the required criteria). Teaching takes place in the Global Study Centre (GSC) using dedicated lecturers who know the strengths and weaknesses of each student.
The educational aims of the programme are to:
Develop students’ fundamental knowledge and understanding of the relevant disciplinary elements in economics and management and related fields.
Develop in students a broad range of transferable academic literacy, research and analytical skills to succeed in undergraduate study.
Ensure that students have attained the prescribed level of English language competence to succeed on specified University of Leicester undergraduate programmes in related fields.
To prepare students to operate effectively and autonomously within the framework of higher education.
Develop students’ graduate attributes to optimize future employability prospects in a global environment.
Academic English and Skills (45 credits)
Introduction to Accounting and Finance ( 15 credits)
Introduction to Economics ( 15 credits)
Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Business ( 15 credits)
Introduction to Management ( 15 credits)
Introduction to Marketing ( 15 credits)
Teaching and Assessment
Teaching is delivered via a combination of small group lectures, group-based tutorial coursework (oral and written presentation), and assessment is via individual coursework (oral and written presentation) and examinations. You will be encouraged throughout the stage of the study to undertake independent study to supplement what is being taught/learnt and to broaden your personal knowledge.
In order to successfully progress onto the next stage of studies (Year 1), you will need to achieve the minimum pass mark across all modules of 50%.