Foundation Degree in Business

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Is this course for me?

This course is designed to give students a general understanding of business organisations and their main processes. The course features a range of modules covering the core business functions such as marketing, accounting and finance, human resources within business organisations. You will be required to complete a work based learning project with a local employer in the second year, which will give you an opportunity to apply, in the workplace, the skills and knowledge learnt throughout the course as well as an opportunity for learning in the workplace environment. This course can be studied on a full time or part time basis. Please note the part time route is studied…

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Is this course for me?

This course is designed to give students a general understanding of business organisations and their main processes. The course features a range of modules covering the core business functions such as marketing, accounting and finance, human resources within business organisations. You will be required to complete a work based learning project with a local employer in the second year, which will give you an opportunity to apply, in the workplace, the skills and knowledge learnt throughout the course as well as an opportunity for learning in the workplace environment. This course can be studied on a full time or part time basis. Please note the part time route is studied over three Semesters, ending in August each year.

What qualifications or skills do I require to study this course?

120 or more UCAS points which must be made up of at least one full GCE A level (A2), a BTEC National Diploma/Certificate or equivalent. together with 4 subjects at GCSE at Grade C or above including Maths and English Language or equivalent. Applications will be welcome from those working in relevant employment who may not fully meet the above entry requirements but have a number of years relevant experience. APPLICATIONS FOR THE FULL TIME COURSE MUST BE MADE VIA UCAS (www.ucas.co.uk) USING INSTITUTION CODE H36; CAMPUS CODE N; COURSE CODE N101

What does the course involve?

Year 1 Modules include: - Developing Professional and Employability Skills - Understanding and Promoting a Business - Finance for Business - Managing People - Business Applications - Managing People - Business Law. Year 2 Modules include: - Business Environment - E-business - Enterprise - Global business - (Optional subject dependent upon specialism). A Work Based Learning Project is an integral part of the second year. Students are assessed through coursework, exams, presentations and practical sessions.

What option will be open to me if I successfully complete the course? Foundation Degree can provide progression to the final year of a degree at the University of Hertfordshire in:- BA (Hons) Business Administration BA (Hons) Marketing and, can lead to professional qualifications. Part time students may be able to continue their studies at NHC.

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