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Course Description

This is a multi-disciplinary degree course validated by London Metropolitan University. Students learning will focus on key business topics such as human resources, marketing, finance - alongside field trips, practical workshops and other associated activities.

In year 1, you will gain a basic understanding of the business environments within which businesses operate and understand different types of business organisations.

Year 2 will build on your skill level and extend your knowledge to cover employability skills, professional development, decision-making, entrepreneurship and work-based learning. During this year, you’ll undertake practical work, case studies, presentations, report writing, practical workshops and gain advanced software experience.

Students accepted onto either the Foundation or Top-Up Degrees, may be eligible to access certain facilities provided by the University. The college will provide further details at the time of enrolment.

This is a multi-disciplinary degree course validated by London Metropolitan University. Students learning will focus on key business topics such as human resources, marketing, finance - alongside field trips, practical workshops and other associated activities. In year 1, you will gain a basic understanding of the business environments within which businesses operate and understand...

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Entry Requirements

Prospective students will be required to produce a minimum of 4 GSCE at minimum C grade. Foreign students will be required to compare their qualifications through UK NARIC.

Additional requirements:

  • 160 points UCAS in A Level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • BTEC National Certificate
  • A recognised Access to Higher Education Certificate in a related field or equivalent

Students whose first language is not English will be required to produce:

  • 5.5 IELTS
  • 79 TOEFL (internet-based)

All applicants may be asked to sit entry test(s).

In exceptional circumstances, candidates with lower qualifications and suitable industrial or external experience in Business disciplines may be registered as a student of Foundation Degree.

Accredited Prior Learning (APL) and Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) is permitted, in line with the University's regulations.

In addition to entry requirements above, the College must comply with its Policy and Procedures and other regulatory bodies requirements in relation to entry and admission processes.

The College's Recruitment, Selection and Admission Policy can be found under the following link: Recruitment, Selection and Admission Policy

Prospective students will be required to produce a minimum of 4 GSCE at minimum C grade. Foreign students will be required to compare their qualifications through UK NARIC. Additional requirements: 160 points UCAS in A Level BTEC National Diploma BTEC National Certificate A recognised Access to Higher Education...

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Assessment Methods

This course consists of various assessment methods including coursework and projects. Students will be required to use: case studies, presentations, portfolios and demonstrate effective teamwork. Further information on the assessment weighting can be found in the course and unit specifications.

This course consists of various assessment methods including coursework and projects. Students will be required to use: case studies, presentations, portfolios and demonstrate effective teamwork. Further information on the assessment weighting can be found in the course and unit specifications.

Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
63%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
85% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
77% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
72% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
75% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
72% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
75% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
65% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
66% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
68% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
65% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
68% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
69% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
72% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
72% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
68% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
72% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
66% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
63% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
69% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
69% 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
70% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
64% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
70% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
69% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
65% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
61% 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 Points0

  • Employment Rate78%

  • Average Graduate Salary£25000

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