What will I learn?

People love shopping whether in-store or online and retail businesses need talented graduates. Designed in consultation with successful retail chains, our Retail Business Management with foundation year degree offers an excellent preparation for an exciting career in the fast-paced retail industry.The retail industry employed nearly 2.9 million people and the value of retail sales totalled £394 billion in the UK in 2019*. Our BSc (Hons) Retail Business Management with foundation year is designed to help prepare you for success in the wide range of exciting, varied and rewarding careers available to skilled and imaginative retail business managers.The foundation year is the first year of this degree, offering an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of business and retail alongside study skills development. It is designed to prepare you for degree-level study.Our degree offers a comprehensive programme where you’ll study retail law, digital marketing, information and big data, leadership, human resources, and financial management. Our dedicated team of experienced retail professionals and academics will help you develop skills in strategic thinking, research, and analysis, and understand the concepts underpinning consumer behaviour and retail operations.Retail offers a vast range of careers in many sectors and we’ll help you enhance your employability. Whether your passion is fashion, food, cosmetics, electronics, or any of a wide variety of retail sectors, we’ll support you whatever your aspirations, helping you develop your career and life skills.* https://www.retaileconomics.co.uk/library-retail-stats-and-facts accessed on 30 March 2020

Which department am I in?

Business Management, Retail, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£11,650.00 (US$ 16,035) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2022


University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

Deane Road,


BL3 5AB, England

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