business foundation

If you’re passionate about business, this could be the course for you

It will broaden your business knowledge whilst developing your academic skills providing you with a platform to pursue a business-related degree.  
The course will help you to understand the nature and purpose of business while introducing key topics such as understanding markets and customers, financial performance, leadership and decision making and human resources. Our Business Foundation course is made up of 4 core subjects which are Business, Economics, International Relations and Maths. These are combined with English lessons and a weekly session with a personal tutor who will support and guide throughout your time at St Andrew’s College. Our classes are small and we have experienced teachers who are able to provide you with the individual attention you need to be successful.  

Successful completion of the course will allow you to apply for undergraduate courses at university such as Marketing., Business Management and Accountancy and Finance. 

These are the entry requirements for the Business Foundation Course

 SEPTEMBER STARTJANUARY START
COURSE LEVELRQF LEVEL 3RQF LEVEL 3
AGE AT START OF COURSE16.517
ENGLISH LEVELIELTS 5.0IELTS 5.5

The course will help you to understand the nature and purpose of business while introducing key topics such as understanding markets and customers, financial performance, leadership and decision making and human resources. Our Business Foundation course is made up of 4 core subjects which are Business, Economics, International Relations and Maths. These are combined with English lessons and a weekly session with a personal tutor who will support and guide throughout your time at St Andrew’s College. Our classes are small and we have experienced teachers who are able to provide you with the individual attention you need to be successful. 
Successful completion of the course will allow you to apply for undergraduate courses at university such as Marketing, Business Management and Accountancy and Finance.


Here is some key information about our Business Foundation Course.

BUSINESSSeptember StartJanuary Start
Minimum Age16.517
Course Length3 terms2 terms*
Start Dates7th September 202011th January 2021
English Language RequirementIELTS 5.0IELTS 5.5
Hours of study per week23>30
LocationCambridgeCambridge
Tuition Fees per Term£6540£6540
Accommodation OptionsResidential or HomestayHomestay

You will study the following subjects

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Maths
  • International Relations
  • PSHE
  • English (IELTS or EAP)
  • UCAS/Tutorials

Read the full Business Foundation Course Syllabus here.

Business Foundation Syllabus

These are some of the universities and courses that our recent graduates chose.

University of ExeterBSc (Hons) Economics
King’s College, LondonBA (Hons) International Relations
University of YorkBSc (Hons) Accounting, Business, Finance and Management
Durham UniversityBA (Hons) Marketing and Management
Lancaster UniversityBSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
Loughborough UniversityBA (Hons) International Business

To apply for a course, go to our APPLY page. You can choose to apply online or download our application forms and scan them to us. Please ensure you read the instructions on the page so you complete the correct forms.