The Foundation Degree in Business and Management is the perfect course for those who are in full-time employment and looking to boost their careers. The course has a strong practical focus and students will need to be in work or a relevant volunteering role in order to complete key assignments and course work. This course is delivered by Buckinghamshire College Group and awarded by Buckinghamshire New University.
What will I learn?
This course is designed to develop individuals with management potential, building skills and knowledge to enable students to be in a position to apply for their first management role. The course is equally suited to current managers or supervisors seeking to improve thier career prospects or develop key skills.
- The business environment
- Managing finance and accounts
- The role of marketing in business
- Leadership and management
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed for each module. The assessment tasks include: individual assignments; portfolios; presentations; report writing; on-line testing; work based project work and time-constrained assignments.
If you are over 21 years of age with appropriate work experience and a minimum grade C or above in GCSE English and maths then you can apply. You will also be eligible if you are aged 18-21 with A-levels or an equivalent level 3 qualification, plus an appropriate and supportive work situation.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Upon successful completion of this course you can complete a one-year top up course at Buckinghamshire New University to attain a full honours degree. Business and management graduates are in high demand in a wide range of sectors including Marketing, Human Resources, Customer Services, General Management and Operations.
Students need to be in employment or in a relevant volunteering role at the start of the course.
The course runs for on Tuesdays - 6-9pm.