You’ll spend the first year developing essential business skills, including an understanding of the skills required to set up your own business, account management, finance, human resource management, business law, marketing, events management and customer service.
You'll study the key specialisms that include:
- Exploring Business
- Developing a marketing campaign
- Personal and business finance
- Managing an event
- International business
- Principles of management.
This year will enable you to learn the fundamental business skills and knowledge and enable you to make an informed choice for specialist study in year 2.
As you enter the second year, you’ll work alongside students from within the University and undertake relevant work experience. You will have opportunities to work on several ‘live’ assignments that will utilise and develop your business skills.
In addition, units have been designed to support progression to business courses in Higher Education, and to compliment relevant occupational areas. These include:
- Business decision making
- Human resources
This qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers. From here, you can look to progress on to courses such as:
Or, if you prefer, take a more creative route into business through courses such as: