What will I learn?

There are many reasons why taking this programme with a Foundation option could be the ideal choice; you may not have the exact subjects or grades at A level to meet the entry requirements, you may have tried other options such as apprenticeship and want to change direction or have been living abroad.Whatever your starting point, studying this programme with a Foundation option offers you a great opportunity to gain both a UK and US degree and start the adventure of a lifetime, studying with us in the world’s top student city.This is what our Foundation option can offer you:- Start this programme with lower entry qualifications, see our website for further details- A four year, full-time degree programme with an extra summer semester in Year 1, so you can study at your own pace- Timetabled English and study skills classes to enhance your knowledge and skills- Great student support including a Personal Academic Advisor, with help on housing, health and wellbeing, financial guidance and careers advice from our award-winning Student Affairs teamGain all the skills you need to run your own business with this programme which combines practical training in business with academic know-how. Beginning with the principles of Business Management, you’ll consider how finance, socio-economic factors, politics, geography, language and culture all influence business. Like our other undergraduate programmes at Richmond, this BA is based on the American liberal arts tradition, which helps broaden perspective and develops practical skills which are highly appealing to future employers in a global economy.You’ll also have the benefit of studying one programme and gaining two degrees, one from the US and one from the UK. Complementary membership of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is also offered to all of our students.Study entrepreneurship in action through electives such as Game Theory and Decision Making and Marketing Planning and Strategy which can help you kick-start a business. You’ve also got the option of tailoring your study of entrepreneurship by taking minors from other leading academic disciplines.Taught by lecturers who are experts in their field, this programme also features entrepreneurs as guest speakers, while visits to organisations and museums extend your perspective and creativity.An internship which counts towards your degree is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your entrepreneurship skills and improve your career options.**Top 5 reasons to study this programme:**- Equips you with the ability to understand all the aspects of business management from a start-up phase to running and expanding a business locally or worldwide- Opportunity to tailor your study of Entrepreneurship by taking minors from other leading academic disciplines- Acquire substantial business acumen, alongside developing your leadership potential and strategies to grow a business from a start-up into a globally recognised company- Benefit from practical working experience through an internship in a leading entrepreneurial business in London or anywhere else in the world- Work on specific projects and research that will facilitate your entry to global entrepreneurial and tech industries**Career Paths**Apple Computers, Electronic Arts, Goldman Sachs, Heineken

Which department am I in?

Richmond, The American International University in London

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,750.00 (US$ 19,512) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022


Main Site

Queen's Road,


Richmond Upon Thames,

TW10 6JP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have US High School Diploma (or equivalent): 2.5 GPA minimum (on 4.0 scale).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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