Foundation Year FdSc

Business and Hospitality Management (Taught at Salford City College)

Salford Business School




Two year

Next enrolment

September 2020


In a nutshell

This course is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of core business practices central to the operation of all businesses as well as specialist knowledge and understanding related to hospitality management. 

On successful completion of the foundation degree, you can apply to join the final year at the University of Salford's main campus:

 Find out more about the benefits of studying at a partner college here.

You will:
  • learn core business management skills
  • learn specialist knowledge relating to hospitality management

options available

Course details

All about the course

The programme covers general business management learning as well as specialist knowledge useful for jobs in the hospitality sector.

You will apply your knowledge and understanding to practical projects and the work environment as part of the work based placement module.

The programme is taught at Salford City College's FutureSkills centre and awarded by the University of Salford.

On successful completion of the foundation degree, you can apply to join the final year at the University of Salford's main campus:

This course is taught at Salford City College. Please check their website for details of upcoming Open Days. 

Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.

Salford Business School

Salford Business School aims to be the most business-informed, industry-relevant business school in the UK. Industry shapes everything we do, from informing our students’ learning to providing work placements, driving our research and influencing our academic staff.

We want you to gain the best academic and personal experience possible. As a student here, you’ll have access to a range of experiences and opportunities, including internships and work placements in the UK or internationally so you graduate with much more than a degree.


What You Need To Know

This course isn’t suitable for international students. If you are an international student and interested in studying a foundation year, please visit our International Foundation Year course page.


 Applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0, with no element below 5.5, is proof of this.

Standard entry requirements


You must fulfil our GCSE entry requirements as well as one of the requirements listed below.

Grade C/4 or above at GCSE (or level 2 equivalent) in both Mathematics and English are required.

UCAS tariff points


Alternative entry requirements

Salford Alternative Entry Scheme (SAES)

We welcome applications from students who may not meet the stated entry criteria but who can demonstrate their ability to pursue the course successfully. Once we have received your application we will assess it and recommend it for SAES if you are an eligible candidate.

There are two different routes through the Salford Alternative Entry Scheme and applicants will be directed to the one appropriate for their course. Assessment will either be through a review of prior learning or through a formal test.

How much?

Type of study Year Fees
Full-time home/EU 2020/21 £7,500per year
Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

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Enrolment dates

September 2020

UCAS information

Course ID B248

Institution S03

Start this course in September. Call 0300 555 5030 to apply through Clearing.

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  • 10 - 12 August – 09:00 - 17:00
  • 13 August – 07:30 – 19:00
  • 14 August – 08:00 – 18:00
  • 15 August – 10:00 – 16:00
  • 16 August – closed