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
Currently, if you are an UK or EU student under 19 years old on the 31 August before your course starts, you don’t have to pay any tuition fees.
Additionally, you don't have to pay tuition fees if you are an UK or EU student aged between 19-23 on the 31 August before your course starts, and you are studying for your first full level 3 qualification.
The fees for 2019 and 2020 entry have not been confirmed but will be listed here as soon as possible.
Find out more about our course fees and any financial support you may be entitled to:
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: