Strong business skills are an important skill-set in what is an ever-demanding and challenging economic environment. This programme has been designed to meet the needs of industry and commerce. It will provide you with a practical overview of the business world and equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to make you successful.
On completion, you can progress to a Business Degree on either a full or part-time basis. The course will also open up career opportunities and provide you with a competitive advantage in gaining employment in most business related fields.
The course is vocationally based and involves various learning methods. Our emphasis is on student-centred learning techniques which are flexible and will allow you to develop an individual learning approach. You will study a total of 16 Units over two years.
HNC students can progress onto the HND, building on those same HNC Modules, you will study Strategic, Qualitative and Operational Modules all designed with a thorough business grounding.
(All above modules are subject to change, please ask the tutor for current selection)
Deep and surface learning.
Student-centred learning, tutor-led sessions, research skills & development, lectures and guest speakers.
Assessment can be by presentation, assignment, reports, research papers and exam.
Work placement is an opportunity but this is student focused and is normally taken up by the student.
You will benefit from robust academic standards and participation in extra-curricular events including speakers, visits and competitions.
220 tariff points. A minimum of three GCSEs at Grade C or above and one A2 or two AS GCEs or AVCE or equivalent.
We also encourage applications from potential students who have achieved one of the following:
Award of a full Access Certificate by a licensed Access Validating Agency, Key Skills Level 3 (Application of Number, Communication, ICT), Compact Students with evidence of participation and 'Aim Higher' students.
We were delighted that the QAA's Integrated Quality and Enhancement Review (IQER), carried out in January 2010 concluded that they had 'Confidence' (the highest judgement possible) in the quality of our Higher Education provision.
For further details read the summary report
Awarding Body: Edexcel
Level: Level 5
Duration: Two years full-time
General Enquiries: 01274 433333
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