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Why study this course

Benefit from the opportunity to work towards a Chartered Management Institute qualification alongside your degree.

Excellent opportunities to practise and develop your teaching knowledge and skills with language teaching experience.

Build future fit skills that will enable you to take informed sustainable decisions and entrepreneurial action to create a better world.

Study at a university that has 160 years of experience in education and teacher training.

Course summary

If you don’t have, or don’t think you will attain, the normal tariff points for studying at BGU, this course will enable you to study for a degree without any UCAS points. The course is delivered over four years and includes a Foundation Year, which gives you a perfect introduction to what it means to be a university student and prepares you for effective undergraduate study. In your Foundation Year, you will study eight modules, all of which are designed to equip you with the necessary academic skills and knowledge to progress successfully in your chosen subject. You will also engage in a series of bespoke subject sessions delivered by experts, designed to introduce you to your chosen subject area.

Find out more about our Foundation Year programme.

The BA (Hons) Business and TESOL with Foundation Year is a brand-new course for 2024/24 at BGU, Lincoln and combines modules from our Business and English Language and Teaching programmes.

Please note - the intended start date for this course is September 2024

About this course

BGU’s (new) BA in Business and English Language Teaching/TESOL programme combines two of our areas of strength to provide you with the necessary training to progress your careers in areas such as business leadership, and education or English Language Teaching management.

You will study a broad range of modules including Marketing, Finance, and Human Resources. Additionally, you will develop your knowledge of core aspects of language education that will expand your potential scope of practice from primary, secondary, and tertiary contexts in England, to language school or education management opportunities in the UK and internationally.

In your studies with an English Language Teaching focus, you will develop a deep understanding of how we use language, and the key theories of learning and language learning. You will also apply this knowledge by honing your language teaching skills with advice and support from experienced practitioners to prepare you for teaching or non-teaching roles. Furthermore, you will also have the opportunity to achieve a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualification alongside your degree.

The Business curriculum is also reinforced by its commitment to uphold the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). The ten principles focus on key global challenges in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment, and anti-corruption. As global citizens, you will develop a global mindset to understand, appreciate and take appropriate local or international action in response to these global challenges.

On completion of this degree, there will be a range of employment opportunities available to you.. You may also wish to pursue further study or training.

This is a new course currently in development. To register your interest and receive more information as it is published, please fill out the form below.