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FdA in Management – Pending Revalidation by the University of Lincoln

Whether you have just left college or are in work and looking for new opportunity this is the degree for you.  This course will build a strong foundation of business knowledge and skills. The FdA Management can open doors to a wide range of careers options.

You may have left school and gone straight into the world of work, but you want a more satisfying career. Is a lack of education holding you back?

We know there are many bright capable students out there looking for the right opportunity to shine.  Some students are held back by circumstances beyond their control, statistics tells us that students from disadvantaged backgrounds are less likely to study for a degree.

You will need drive, dedication and ambition to progress through your studies, but you will receive a great deal of support and mentoring from our team of professional lecturers and support staff.  The FdA Management offers the chance to study locally, close to home, yet still enjoy a high quality educational experience validated by the University of Lincoln. We have excellent resources and learning facilities.

You will learn the skills required to be an effective manager and gain knowledge about business finance, marketing, operations and organisational behaviour. Practical skills will be developed, such as presentations, team working, report writing and digital literacy. You will have opportunities to use new digital software for project management or marketing.

Our student population is also very diverse, covering a range of nationalities, ages, cultures, levels of experience, and prior knowledge.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 5

  • Delivery


  • Duration

    2 Years Full Time

  • UCAS Code


  • Awarding Body

    University of Lincoln

Apply or Enquire

This course includes the following core modules that all students complete:

Programmes within Lincoln International Business School are made up of a number of modules. Each module carries credits which contributes to your final degree. Modules are either 15 or 30 credits.  Usually, students’ study 60 credits per semester, typically this comprises four taught modules in each semester.

Programme Structure

Level 4 – Core

People in Organisations 15 credits

Economics in a Changing World 15 credits

Personal and Professional Development 15 credits

Essential of Marketing 15 credits

Fundamentals of Finance 15 credits

Digital Business 15 credits

Foundations of Leadership 30 cats

Level 5 – Core

Managing Business Finance – 15 credits

Responsible Management of Operations – 15 credits

Business Law – 15 credits

Delivering a live project – 30 credits

Practice of People Management – 15 credits

Marketing Innovation – 15 credits

Problem Solving in Organisations – 15 credits

Subject to validation

The primary way of delivering this course is on campus: –

On campus teaching includes a combination of lectures, small group seminars, workshops, guest lectures and one to one discussion with your tutor. Sessions will last 2.5 hours, using a combination of lectures and activity that may be theoretical or practical.

Students will receive 2.5 hours per module, 4 modules per week throughout this course. This course is delivered over 2 days, either daytime or evening (subject to recruitment).

Additional one-to-one meetings with tutors will provide further support.  Further support is available from our dedicated Student Support Officers.

We are committed to creating educational opportunities for people from a variety of backgrounds and situations. If you have been out of formal education for some time, and/or you do not have the qualifications stated, we might still be able to consider your application and offer you a range of support. We are here to help. Please get in touch to find out more.

The requirements for applicants progressing from full-time education are 40 UCAS points/

NVQ3 or equivalent level 3 qualification. Some applicants come through the experiential

route (relevant work or life experience). We have a long and successful record of

supporting mature students, many of whom left formal education some time ago.

This course provides a range of skills relevant across a variety of different management areas.  People who have completed this course have gone on to work in areas including Operations, Project Management, and Human Resources Management. Graduates also go on to successful careers in a range of sectors such as retail, hospitality, manufacturing and logistics. Also, our graduates go on to public sector, such as education, housing and NHS admin.

If you wish to continue studying beyond this course, it will provide you with a strong academic basis to do so. Progression from the FdA Management is normally on to BA (Hons) Applied Business Studies.  Progression is based on the achievement of the minimum threshold standard; this will vary between programmes and students should talk to their programme leader about progression options during the year.

Financial Support

UK students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course and a maintenance loan to cover living costs.

We also have a range of other financial support available.

Course Fees


£7940.00 PA

Additional Costs

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment.)

There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example:

Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies)

Printing and photocopying


Apply or enquire about this course

To find out more and apply for this course, please contact us via the telephone number below.

  • Course code: N202
  • Institution code: N64
  • Campus name: University Campus North Lincolnshire (UCNL)
  • Campus code: N

Apply on the UCAS website Make an enquiry Call 01724 294125

Apply direct to UCNL if we are your only option