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Business Studies with Entrepreneurship

University of West London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 4 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

If you want to launch your own start-up or help a new venture to grow, this business entrepreneurship course will give you the skills and knowledge to do it.

Leading employers in the UK have placed a greater emphasis on enterprising and entrepreneurial skills in its employees, so we have created this course to fulfil real business needs.

The course is designed to give you specialist insight into the world of entrepreneurship. You will gain practical knowledge of the contemporary business landscape and develop the skills you will need to operate within it.

We maintain links with major professional institutes, such as the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), to ensure the course remains current and to establish potential opportunities for students.

The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

If you want to launch your own start-up or help a new venture to grow, this business entrepreneurship course will give you the skills and knowledge to do it. Leading employers in the UK have placed a greater emphasis on enterprising and entrepreneurial skills in its employees, so we have created this course to fulfil real business needs. The course is designed to give you...

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Course Content

Developed in partnership with local business organisations in both the public and private sectors, this entrepreneurship course will help you meet the challenges of building your own business.

We will give you the information, tools, techniques and experience you need to devise creative solutions to the full range of business problems. The knowledge you will gain during this course can help you to start a rewarding career.

You will learn from staff who have worked in a wide range of sectors, all of whom have business or industry experience. This diversity of expertise will help you develop your breadth of knowledge

We use a range of teaching methods so that you can get the most from your learning experience. During lectures you will be introduced to new concepts, models and theories, while practical sessions will help you understand how theory works in reality. You will learn through a mix of:

  • task-based learning to develop problem-solving skills
  • group work to encourage communication and experience sharing
  • discussion and reflection to encourage inquiry, application and analysis, and experimentation
  • group and individual tutorials by appointment, to support your learning in seminar
  • online platforms 

Our longstanding significant experience in Business Studies has also helped us to build links with professional bodies including the:

  • Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • Institute of Direct Marketing
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel
  • Chartered Management Institute

These links can open up opportunities for further learning and skills development for ambitious business people. Whether you aspire to work within a successful business or to start your own, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

Foundation year

There are many reasons for joining a foundation year course; you may not have the exact subjects or grades at A level to meet the entry requirements, you may have been living abroad or want to change direction with your career. Whatever your starting point, the foundation year offers a firm grounding in the skills and knowledge that you will need to get the most from your studies and thrive at University. Successful completion of the foundation year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

Developed in partnership with local business organisations in both the public and private sectors, this entrepreneurship course will help you meet the challenges of building your own business. We will give you the information, tools, techniques and experience you need to devise creative solutions to the full range of business problems. The knowledge you will gain during this course...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

West London Campus

Full Time, 4 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

72UCAS points requiredfrom level 3 qualifications

These can include:

  • A Levels at grades B and C (if you have two A levels) or grades D, D and D (if you have three), or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma with Merit, Merit, Pass
  • Access to HE Diploma

You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2 equivalents.

Mature applicants (aged 21+): If you do not hold the qualifications listed but have relevant work experience, you are welcome to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.

We take pride in our inclusiveness and the diversity of our student population. We have a vibrant mature student community and look forward to welcoming you.

72UCAS points requiredfrom level 3 qualifications These can include: A Levels at grades B and C (if you have two A levels) or grades D, D and D (if you have three), or above BTEC Extended Diploma with Merit, Merit, Pass Access to HE Diploma You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
88%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
89% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
78% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
87% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
90% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
91% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
91% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
85% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
74% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
79% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
71% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
77% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
80% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
81% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
82% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
79% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
77% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
86% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
89% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
91% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
89% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
79% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
95% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
93% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
88% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
84% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
83% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points48

  • Employment Rate84%

  • Average Graduate Salary£22000

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