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If you have a keen interest in business and want to find out more about how businesses operate, then this is the course for you.

This two-year degree will equip you with all the skills you need to become a business leader of tomorrow. All business students study a common year before choosing to continue on a general business course or going on to specialise in their second year.

You’ll study all the fundamentals of business within organisations, along with core functions including marketing, accounting, law and human resource management.

Our Foundation degree programmes are run in partnership with, and validated by, the University of Hertfordshire.

To complement your studies, you’ll have the chance to take part in a work-based learning project. This helps to bring your ideas to life, at the same time giving you invaluable work experience and practical knowledge of the world of business.

You can view the programme specification and course fact sheet on the University of Hertfordshire website HERE

  • Entry Criteria

    48 UCAS points including a Grade C/4 in GCSE English and D in GCSE Maths

    Applications to be made via UCAS using the following codes:

    UCAS code: N101 Institution code:H36 Campus code: W

    Validated and awarded by The University of Hertfordshire.

  • What will I study?

    Your modules throughout your studies include:

    Level 4 Compulsory modules
    • Business Development Skills
    • Accounting in Practice
    • Applied Research Methods
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Business Law
    • Economics for Business
    • Introduction to Human Resource Management
    • Analysing and Managing Business Data

    Level 5 Compulsory modules
    • Work-Based Learning Project
    • Management Accounting for Business Decisions
    • Exploring Business Ethics
    • Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship
    • Small Business Management
    • Enterprise
    • Global Business

  • Future Prospects

    Your Foundation degree is a standalone qualification that allows you to enter the world of work. Past students have specialised in an academic or professional career, or taken jobs in finance, law, IT and other areas. If you’d like to continue your studies, the majority of our students progress to the second or final year at university to achieve a BA(Hons).

    This course opens up a host of career opportunities. To find out more visit the National Careers Service.

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