Bachelor Foundation Year

  • Languages
    • English
    • French
  • Location
    La Rochelle, Sydney
  • Qualifications
    • 1 year of higher education
      60 ECTS
  • Start date
    • October
    • February
Maria Belhaj
Head of the Bachelor Foundation Year programme Maria Belhaj
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  • australie sydneyNew:
    Bachelor Foundation Year, English track, in Australia!

    For those students with a good level of English, it is now possible to join the Bachelor Foundation Year, English track, in Sydney for 6 months, before coming back to La Rochelle to join Year 2 of the BBA International.

     


     

    A year to discover, explore and identify your future professional project.

    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 course (starting in February) or 8-month course (starting in October), you will have the possibility of joining Year 2 of one of the following Excelia Group Bachelor programmes:

    February 2020 Start Date

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

    The Bachelor Foundation Year includes more than 300 hours of lessons focussing on management fundamentals, personalised support and guidance, orientation workshops and the English language. The course is spread over 19 weeks, between February and June, with 17 weeks of lessons and 10 days of holiday.

    This course is available
    -    in La Rochelle: in either French or English
    -    in Sydney: in English

    October 2020 Start Date

    This 2-semester course is built on a project-based approach, focussing on the fundamentals of management, marketing, tourism and digital technologies. At the end of the course, you will be awarded 60 ECTS points.

    The Bachelor Foundation Year includes more than 300 hours of lessons: projects, practical case studies, company visits, learning expedition etc.

    This course is available in La Rochelle in French only.

    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
    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 2019-2020

    Students from within the European Union*

    Bachelor Foundation Year €6,600

    *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

    Bachelor Foundation Year €7,800

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

     

    Multiservice charge

    Fee: € 275

    The one-off Multiservice fee gives access to the following services: Multimedia and Internet network, Cyberlibris (online library), Student Identity Card, Reprographics credit, Intranet, e-learning modules, Wi-Fi, Career Centre activities and services, International Insurance-Assistance (for any periods spent abroad during the period covered by this contract), University library, University Medical Service etc.

    Financing your studies

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

     

  • Admission for international students or French students living outside France:

     

    Motivation interview is carried out by internet via our dedicated platform (day and time of your choice).

    Application fees

    Application fees: 50€

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  • At the end of the Bachelor Foundation Year, you can join Year 2 of one of the following Bachelor programmes of Excelia Group. Access to Year 2 of the Bachelor is subject to validation of 60 ECTS credits and an entrance test.
     

    Bachelor in Business

    A Bachelor Programme at La Rochelle Business School

    The Bachelor in 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. The Bachelor in Business, 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 DESCOM - Diplôme d’Études Supérieures en Commerce et Management Opérationnel) recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation - RNCP Level 2 (French Register of Professional Certifications)
    • Recognised as a professional degree by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry, issued by the Ministry of Labour
    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 in 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 Management

    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.

    Double qualification
    • Bachelor Degree in Tourism & Hospitality Management
    • Degree (or equivalent) from a partner university (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

    Bachelor in Web Design

    A Bachelor Programme at La Rochelle Digital School

    The Bachelor in Web Design is a 3-year post-High School programme, focussing on website creation and graphic design, preparing students to enter the job market with ease. Following Year 1, during which you will learn about companies and the world of graphics linked to the web, you will gradually develop your job-specific competencies and then specialise in your chosen area.

    Qualification
    • Bachelor Degree in Web Design
    • RNCP Level 2 (French Register of Professional Certifications)
    Experiences
    • 8 - 10 months of internships
    • Possibility of a work-study track (12 months)

    Click here for more information about the Bachelor in Web Design

    Bachelor in Communications

    A Bachelor Programme at La Rochelle Digital School

    The Bachelor in Communications is a 3-year post-High School programme, training students to become project managers in the fields of internal and external communications, digital marketing, advertising, events and press and media relations. This programme is carried out in partnership with the ISCPA (Institut Supérieur des Médias), a higher education establishment specialising in media studies, based in Paris, Lyon and Toulouse.

    Qualification
    • Bachelor Degree in Communications
    • RNCP Level 2 (French Register of Professional Certifications)

    Click here for more information about the Bachelor in Communications

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