Bachelor Foundation Year

  • Languages
    • French
  • Location
    La Rochelle
  • Qualifications
    • 1 year of higher education
      60 ECTS
  • Start date
    February
Maria Belhaj
Head of Bachelor Foundation Year Maria Belhaj
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  • The Bachelor Foundation Year has been designed for students who have a High-School qualification (or international equivalent) and is aimed in particular at:

    • students looking to change their study course in the middle of the year, without losing an academic year
    • international students in the Southern Hemisphere whose academic year ends in December

    At the end of this 6-month programme, you will have the possibility of joining Year 2 of one of the following programmes at Excelia Group:

    This programme encompasses the fundamentals of management as well as company management and administration. At the end of the programme, you will be awarded 60 ECTS points.

    The Bachelor Foundation Year encompasses 312 hours of lessons divided into 14 management modules. It also offers 48 hours of English language and 48 hours of personal development.

    The programme is spread over 19 weeks from February to June, with 17 weeks of lessons and 10 days’ holiday:

    The courses are taught in French.

    The different courses and projects are provided for indicative purposes only and are subject to change from one year to the next. The specialisations offered will only be available if the required minimum number of students is reached.

  • Management
    • Company Management
    • Fundamentals of Marketing
    • Introduction to Sales Techniques
    • Managing a Team and Conflict Management
    • Principles of Economics (2 modules)
    • Fundamentals of Accounting
    • Financial Analysis
    • Fundamentals of Human Resources
    • Statistical Methods of Management
    • Management Computing using Excel
    • Business Law

    The different courses and projects are provided for indicative purposes only and are subject to change from one year to the next. The specialisations offered will only be available if the required minimum number of students is reached.

    Personal development
    • Skills assessment
    • Career orientation workshops
    • Personal coaching
    • Preparation and training for the selective entrance test

    The different courses and projects are provided for indicative purposes only and are subject to change from one year to the next. The specialisations offered will only be available if the required minimum number of students is reached.

    Languages
    • English
    • 2nd Modern Language(E-learning: spanish, italian, german, french)
    The different courses and projects are provided for indicative purposes only and are subject to change from one year to the next. The specialisations offered will only be available if the required minimum number of students is reached.
  • Tuition Fees 2018-2019

    Students from within the European Union*

    Year 1 6400€

    *28 European Union members: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France and French Overseas Territories, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The United Kingdom.

    Students from outside the European Union

    Year 1 7600€

    Tuition fees are provided for information purposes only and are subject to change from one year to the next

     

    Financing your studies

    Click here for further details on the cost of studying in La Rochelle

     

  • At the end of the Bachelor Foundation Year, you can join Year 2 of one of the following Bachelor programmes of Excelia Group.

    Bachelor Business

    A Bachelor Programme at La Rochelle Business School

    The Bachelor Business is a 3-year general business management programme that prepares students to work in the fields of business, sales and marketing management, in companies both in France and abroad. This programme, taught in French, can be personalised to reflect the aspirations of each student. With a 100% employment rate for those students who opt to go straight into the job market, this programme fully meets the expectations of companies.

    Qualification

    Degree in Business and Operational Management (known as Diplôme d’Études Supérieures en Commerce et Management Opérationnel) recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.  Also recognised as a professional degree by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  

    Experiences
    • 9 months of internships
    • Possibility of a work-study track (for a period of 12 or 24 months)

    Click here for more information about the Bachelor Business

    BBA International

    A Bachelor Programme at La Rochelle Business School

    The BBA International is a 4-year post-High School programme offered by La Rochelle Business School, to educate students seeking an international career in management. The length of the programme is in harmony with international Bachelor degrees. Through a host of academic and professional experiences, more than half of your study time will be spent abroad.

    Qualification

    A 4-year post-High School programme leading to a high-level management degree, recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

    Experiences
    • 14 months of internships
    • 2 years of international experience including one year spent at a partner university

    Click here for more information about the BBA International

    Bachelor in Tourism & Hospitality

    A Bachelor Programme at La Rochelle Tourism & Hospitality School

    The Bachelor in Tourism & Hospitality Management is a 3-year post-High School programme preparing students for a range of careers in tourism including leisure management, hospitality management, event management and destination management.

    Qualification

    Bachelor in Tourism & Hospitality Management, with the possibility of a Degree (or equivalent) from a partner university (IMIS-ESTHUA, ULCO).

    Experiences
    • 6 months of internships
    • Possibility of a work-study track (12 months)
    • A minimum of 6 months spent abroad

    Click here for more information about the Bachelor in Tourism & Hospitality Management

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