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Programme Details 2015-2016

BSc Single Honours
Roehampton University Business School

PROGRAMME CONVENER(S): Dr Miral Metawie (Business Programmes), 020 8392 3858,
Sarah Taylor (IFC), 020 8392 3038,

For further information please contact the Department Administrators: Beverley Woodbridge (level 4 students), 020 8392 3440,, or Thomas Barbanneau (level 5 & level 6 students), 020 8392 3440,

LOCATION: The modules in this programme are taught at the Roehampton Lane (Southlands College) campus unless otherwise stated.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE: This is a four year programme designed specifically for international students wishing to progress from the International Foundation Certificate (IFC) to one of the three Roehampton undergraduate Business degrees listed below. Please refer to the Aims and Learning Outcomes of the IFC programme and the relevant Business degree programme:
Business Management
International Business
Human Resource Management

The degrees offer a range of programmes designed especially for international students who do not speak English as a first language. They combine one year of academic English and Business modules followed by three years specialising in Business Management, International Business, or Human Resource Management, and are particularly useful for those students who need to complete a foundation programme, or who need to improve their English. These programmes provide an excellent foundation for a range of careers in international business and management, and enable students to develop an academic basis for further study including that of business and management at graduate level and for graduate training. Students will gain a knowledge and understanding of the external and internal business environments, show an understanding of organisational decision-making, and develop problem-solving skills.


Compulsory and Required modules
The list of compulsory and required modules may change when we review and update programmes. Below is a list of the compulsory and required modules currently offered.

Optional modules
Not all optional modules will necessarily be offered in any one year. Below is a list of modules which have been offered in the past.


International Foundation Certificate

Compulsory modules
#EAP020B110Y - Academic Listening and Speaking
#EAP040B111Y - Academic Reading and Writing
#EAP020B112A - Researching Britain

Optional modules
Students take 40 credits from the following:
EAP020B139S - Introduction to Business Studies
EAP010B142S - Advanced Project Work
EAP020B153S - Marketing Management and Retailing

LEVEL 4/5/6

In their second year, students have an opportunity to specialise in a particular area of their interest by choosing to follow one of the following Business programmes from level 4:

Business Management
International Business
Human Resource Management

Module annotations:
# - compulsory module (must be passed)
~ - required module (must be taken).

a) Each module code consists of a three-letter module prefix denoting the programme it belongs to (eg BSS020C103Y = Biosciences), the following three digits refer to its credit value (eg BSS020C103Y = 20 credits), the single letter in the middle (eg BSS020C103Y) denotes the module level (eg C = Level 4, N = Level 5, X = Level 6), the last three digits denote its unique number (eg BSS020C103Y), and the final letter denotes its suffix (eg BSS020C103Y). The suffixes indicate the following: A - Autumn term, S - Spring term, H Summer term/Summer intensive mode and Y - All year.

b) Individual module details can be viewed by clicking on each module code or using the "View all modules" link below for a complete list of module assessments and descriptions. Where an assessment has more than one component all elements must be passed, unless individual module assessment details state otherwise.

View all modules

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