Business Management (Project Management) with Foundation Year

Course Introduction

Our project management pathway allows you to shape your studies towards your career ambitions, and build the specialist skills to plan and manage business projects to ensure they are completed on time and on budget.

**Why study BA Business Management (Project Management) at Middlesex University?**

Tailored towards ambitious students who are keen to apply theory to practice in a business environment, you will learn how organisations operate, from developing strategy to management styles. You will also choose from a range of exciting work placement options. Supported by academics who bring industry experience to their teaching, you will study the key functions that underpin business success, along with advanced skills in order to deliver business projects on time and on budget, within agreed timescales and with allocated resources.

Work placements are an invaluable opportunity to gain employability skills so we have introduced two options by which you can integrate into your time at Middlesex. Those who wish to do a placement can take either a 36 week sandwich placement between Year 3 as part of a 4 year degree or two 18 week summer placements allowing students to complete within 3 years

The career options are broad with our Business Management (Project Management) pathway and you will be well prepared to enter a wide range of businesses, governmental and third sector organisations.

**Course highlights**

We offer a one year study abroad option in your second year by joining the EU Erasmus programme, linked to a partner university in Europe and the USA. It can include a contribution towards your tuition fees

You will have access to cutting-edge business resources including the Chartered Management Institute's Management Direct Resource Hub

You can choose to study Spanish or Mandarin at beginners and intermediate level as part of your degree, ensuring you stand out in today's competitive job market

You can become a student member of the Chartered Management Institute and a full member upon graduation

Course Modules

Foundation Year:

Introduction to Business (30 credits) - Compulsory

Academic Writing and Research Skills for Business (30 credits) - Compulsory

Fundamentals of Business Mathematics (30 credits) - Compulsory

Management Foundation Project (30 credits) - Compulsory

Year 1

Financial Concepts of Business (30 credits) - Compulsory

Quantitative Methods for Business (30 credits) - Compulsory

Management Concepts (15 credits) - Compulsory

Marketing Theory and Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

People Management (15 credits) - Compulsory

Year 2

Operations Management (30 credits) - Compulsory

Business Environment (15 credits) - Compulsory

Management Information Systems (15 credits) - Compulsory

Principles of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (15 credits) - Compulsory

Organisational Behaviour (15 credits) - Compulsory

Human Resource Management in Practice (30 credits) - Optional

Trade and International Business (30 credits) - Optional

Business Law (30 credits) - Optional

Accounting and Finance for Business (30 credits) - Optional

Marketing Research and Insights (30 credits) - Optional

Year 3

Principles of Project Manager (30 credits) - Compulsory

Strategic Management (30 credits) - Compulsory

Project Planning (15 credits) - Compulsory

Technologies for Project Management (15 credits) - Compulsory

Project Management Methodologies (30 credits) – Compulsory

Project Finance and Risk Management (15 credits) - Compulsory

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £11,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications Required

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.0 -- With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
  • TOEFL (iBT): 72.0 -- With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
  • PTE Academic: 51.0 -- With at least 51 in all components