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Undergraduate Pathway in Business, Management and Marketing

A member of the Association of Business Schools, the School of Management and Social Sciences aims to provide high quality, vocationally-centred education throughout its portfolio of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses by combining the best in traditional academic rigour with the high level skills development essential to successful graduate employment. The School is committed both to the personal development and enhancement of it students and to
student-smiling addressing the local, regional and national development needs of business with the staff facilitating knowledge exchange between the School and the wider business community.

The School of Management and Social Sciences at St Mary's scored 91% for Overall Satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey and was rated 90% for teaching satisfaction, with 94% of students agreeing that staff are good at explaining things.

Undergraduate Pathway

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Stage 1Stage 2Stage 3Stage 4
University Foundation               First Year Degree     Second Year Degree     Final Year Degree    
£7,500 (One Semester)   
£11,365 (Two Semesters)
£11,595  £11,750* £11,750*

* NB. All stated St. Mary’s University fees are a guide only and are subject to change on an annual basis.

Stage 1: University Foundation


  • Business and Economics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Globalisation
  • ICT Skills
  • Mass Communication
  • Numerical Skills

Stage 2: First Year Degree


  • Study Skills and Communication module
  • Accounting for Business
  • Accounting Principles and Practices
  • Applied Quantitative Methods
  • Economics and International Trade
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Marketing Communications

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

See information about your chosen degree below.

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

See information about your chosen degree below.

Successful completion of this pathway will lead to one of the following awards from St Mary’s University:

BA (Hons) Business Law
BA (Hons) Business Management
BA (Hons) Business Management & Entrepreneurship
BA (Hons) Business Management & Marketing
BA (Hons) International Business Management
BA (Hons) Sports Management
BA (Hons) Tourism
BA (Hons) Tourism Management
BA (Hons) Communications & Marketing
BA (Hons) Communications, Data Analytics & Marketing
BA (Hons) Communications, Design & Marketing
BA (Hons) Sports Communications & Marketing

*All courses are subject to approval


Stage 1: One or two semesters
Stage 2: Two semesters


Stage 1: September, January and May
Stage 2: September

Study Location

St Mary’s University
60 Waldegrave Road
TW11 8GT

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More programmes at SMULIC

Undergraduate Programmes

University Foundation in Business, Management and Marketing
University Foundation in Creative Media and Humanities
University Foundation in Law and Social Science
University Foundation in Science and Health
University Foundation in Sport and Exercise Science

Postgraduate Programmes

Premaster’s in Creative Media and Humanities
Premaster’s in Business, Management and Marketing
Premaster’s in Science and Health
Premaster’s in Sport and Exercise Science
Premasters in Law