The University Foundation Programme

Business & Finance


Based in one of the world's leading centres for commerce and finance, students will have unequalled opportunity on their doorstep. A strong UK degree in Business or Finance will equip students with internationally recognised skills, applicable to any organisation.

Course Structure

Our Business and Finance course will educate students in the practices of commerce. We teach them the fundamentals of numeracy, communication and computer skills in the first term. Students will begin to specialise in their subject area by picking relevant modules in terms two and three. UFP graduates can then progress to a wide range of relevant degree courses.

Term 1

Minor Modules

Compulsory subjects:


Information Technology

Communication Skills / IELTS

Term 2 & Term 3

Major Modules:

Choose three of the following:

Accounting                                              Business Organisations

Economics                                               Quantitative Methods

Further Mathematics                              

Possible Undergraduate Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Accounting & Economics
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Actuarial Science
  • Banking & International Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Business Economics
  • Business Management
  • Business Finance
  • Business IT
  • Business Studies
  • Business Studies & Marketing
  • e-Commerce
  • Economics
  • Economics & Accountancy
  • Hotel Management
  • Investment & Financial Risk Management
  • Leisure Marketing
  • Management
  • Management & Marketing
  • Money, Banking & Finance
  • Marketing
  • Property Valuation & Finance
  • Risk Analysis & Insurance

"During my time on the UFP I have met a lot of people that I consider as good friends. The teachers are the best. They are very helpful and hard working people and they always explain things in a way I can understand. I was particularly impressed with my Economics tutor. As per my university choices I haven't made up my mind yet between the University of Bath and Cass business school. Hopefully I will make the right decision by the end of the year."

Zakarya from Algeria (who went on to study at Cass Business School)

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