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FdA Foundation Degree in Business

London School Of Science & Technology

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 2 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £6000.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

This is a multi-disciplinary course: as well as studying topics such as finance, students also learn about other important aspects of the business context including human resources and marketing affecting and shaping the businesses overall. Field trips, practical work and practical workshops are regular features of this course.

In the first year students will gain a basic understanding of the business environments in which organisations operate, understanding different types of business organisations, managing finance, marketing, and examining individual and group behaviour in organisations. Year 2 builds on their skill levels and extends their knowledge to cover employability skills and professional development, decision-making, entrepreneurship and work based learning. Practical work, case studies, presentations, report writing, advanced software experience and practical workshops are regular features of this course.

This is a multi-disciplinary course: as well as studying topics such as finance, students also learn about other important aspects of the business context including human resources and marketing affecting and shaping the businesses overall. Field trips, practical work and practical workshops are regular features of this course. In the first year students will gain a basic...

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Course Content

Modules Studied

First Year

  • Introduction to the Business Environment
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Managing Financial Resources
  • Managing People in Organisations

Second Year

  • Employability Skills and Professional Development
  • Entrepreneurship in Business
  • Work-Based Learning
  • Business Decision Making

Modules Studied First Year Introduction to the Business Environment Introduction to Marketing Managing Financial Resources Managing People in Organisations Second Year Employability Skills and Professional Development Entrepreneurship in...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Alperton Campus

Full Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£6000.00

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Entry Requirements

At LSST we welcome applicants from a wide range of backgrounds. If you have recently been in education or are returning after a long time, we would be more than happy to consider your application on an individual basis.

Application based on Previous qualifications:

If you are applying based on your previous qualifications, you will usually have achieved a minimum of 90 credits from a Level 3 qualification such as A Levels or BTECs

Mature learner 21+:

If you are applying as a mature learner (aged 21+) and do not have the above qualifications, you can apply via our assessment based entry and we will consider your prior experiences (work, voluntary, life and other experiences) that are relevant to the course.

You will be required to complete the following:

1. Provide a CV and Personal Statement

2. English Language Test (with a minimum 70% score, equivalent to IELTS 6.0)

3. Maths Test (Score 50%)

4. Complete a SAPE Assessment (Screening for Accreditation of Prior Experience)

5. Applicants will also be invited to attend an Interview

At LSST we welcome applicants from a wide range of backgrounds. If you have recently been in education or are returning after a long time, we would be more than happy to consider your application on an individual basis. Application based on Previous qualifications: If you are applying based on your previous qualifications, you will usually have achieved a...

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Assessment Methods

Students will have individual sessions with a tutor to develop an Individual Learning Plan that will be appraised regularly during tutorials. The curriculum incorporates a number of reflective logs and reports for the completion of course work. During the work placement in Year 2 students will write a report which includes details of their development in their real life work settings and assists students to set goals for prospective employer engagement.

Assuming that some of the students come from a variety of educational backgrounds and many have not completed traditional routes to higher education the College requires students to undertake tutorial sessions on study skills. Additional one to one support is provided to these students.

Students will have individual sessions with a tutor to develop an Individual Learning Plan that will be appraised regularly during tutorials. The curriculum incorporates a number of reflective logs and reports for the completion of course work. During the work placement in Year 2 students will write a report which includes details of their development in their real life work settings and...

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