Ulster University International Foundation Programme

Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences (BAHSS)

The BAHSS pathway prepares you for degrees in subjects such as accounting, business studies, marketing, law, history and English.

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September 2018 programme
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Core modules

You will study both modules.

Introduction to British and Irish Society (20 credits)

This module will provide you with an introduction to the study of British and Irish society. It aims to foster better awareness of the impact of processes of globalisation.

The module will specifically increase awareness and provide the means for better analysis of the changing cultural and economic circumstances of these islands and also help you to think about similar changes elsewhere.

Introduction to Entrepreneurial Leadership (20 credits)

This module will introduce you to global issues that impact communities locally. It will also give you the opportunity to review leadership theory and develop a personal model based on entrepreneurial leadership practice.

Foundation in Mathematics (20 credits)

This module must be taken in semester 1, where students plan to take Introduction to Accounting and Mathematics for Business in the second semester.

Specialist modules

You will select one of these modules.

Introduction to Accounting and Mathematics for Business (20 credits)

This module will help you to understand the practical aspects of business finance and decision-making.

You will develop an appreciation of accounting and financial information in business decision-making and financial control.

Introduction to Creative Industries (20 credits)

This module introduces the student to the creative industries (Film, Drama, Music). It has the secondary aim of developing language skills and to build social confidence in speaking English.

Exploring Cultural Identities (20 credits)

This module forms part of the core teaching on the International Foundation Programme. Exploring Cultural Identities offers you the opportunity to explore ideas and realities of culture, as well as, self, group, community and national identities. The module offers you time and security to explore ideas unique to your own cultural identity against the backdrop of cultural identity issues specific to Northern Ireland.

English language modules

During the first semester you will focus on developing your English language skills to gain the level required to study English and the academic modules in semester two. You will study all four modules.

English with Study Skills (20 credits)

This module seeks to improve your overall competence in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking in English Language. This module will help you develop accurate language skills including grammatical rules of English as well as communicating and studying in a university setting in the UK.

English for Academic Transition (20 credits)

This module will further develop your English Language abilities in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. By the successful completion of this module you will have attained a competence level in English Language appropriate for undergraduate study at Ulster University.

Extending Critical Thinking for Undergraduate Study (20 credits)

(Available depending on IELTS Level)

This module seeks to harness English Language capabilities and develop Critical Thinking to raise levels of written English. This module will inform, develop and challenge your ability to engage in normative thinking strategies. Critical thinking can enhance students' interest, motivation and success in a given subject. These skills can be transferred into writing in English and in preparation for academic readiness, success and progression.

Choose a full-time degree programme course to study upon completing IFP

With the BAHSS pathway you can progress to study the courses listed below.

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2018/19 Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences (BAHSS)

Full-time Undergraduate course Accounting (Pathways)

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

An innovative suite of pathways that offers you great employment opportunities within several of the fastest growing professional service areas.
2018/19 Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences (BAHSS)

Full-time Undergraduate course Accounting and Law

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

A highly sought after four-year degree qualification which offers students both the equivalent of a degree in law and a degree in accounting.
2018/19 Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences (BAHSS)

Full-time Undergraduate course Accounting and Marketing

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

A dynamic degree leading to a professional career in the fields of Accounting and/or Marketing.
2018/19 Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences (BAHSS)

Full-time Undergraduate course Accounting with Specialisms

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

A unique course which enables you to specialise in a dynamic area of accounting and gives you an edge for your future career.
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2018/19 Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences (BAHSS)

Full-time Undergraduate course Business Economics

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

This programme offers a thorough understanding in economic theory with business knowledge and applications.
2018/19 Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences (BAHSS)

Full-time Undergraduate course Business Information Systems

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Business@Magee: Providing extensive choice for business skills development.
2018/19 Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences (BAHSS)

Full-time Undergraduate course Business Studies

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Developing students with the essential knowledge, skills and attributes in order to successfully undertake a career in business and management.
2018/19 Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences (BAHSS)

Full-time Undergraduate course Business Studies with Computing

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Business@Magee: Providing extensive choice for business skills development.
2018/19 Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences (BAHSS)

Full-time Undergraduate course Business Studies with Drama

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Business@Magee: Providing extensive choice for business skills development.
2018/19 Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences (BAHSS)

Full-time Undergraduate course Business Studies with Irish

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Business@Magee: Providing extensive choice for business skills development.
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