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Business Management

Newcastle College University Centre

UCAS Code: N190 | Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

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Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Business and management

Are you interested in a career in business? This Business Management degree will give you the skills and knowledge you need to build a strong foundation in the business sector. This two-year degree will develop your ability to transform initial business ideas and concepts in to innovative campaigns. You will cover the main areas of business in this degree programme, including finance, marketing, human resources, leadership, and quality. Throughout this course you will learn from industry-experienced tutors as well as guest speakers and benefit from industry visits, giving you first-hand experience of the current issues in the business world. During this degree you will work on live briefs from employers, working with industry professionals on a range of exercises to understand current issues in the world of business. You will also have the opportunity to visit external businesses such as ENGIE and Changing Lives, widening your experience of working with employers. You can progress your studies with one of the Business (Top-Up) degrees available at Newcastle College University Centre and specialise in a particular area such as marketing, finance, leadership and human resources. Professionally, you will able to go into a business role such as a team leader

Modules

Year One: • Academic Study Skills • Finance Fundamentals • Human Resource Management • Managing Business Organisations
• Marketing Essentials • Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning • Work Related Learning. Year Two: • Contemporary Issues in Business • Management Information Systems • Professional Development • Work Based Learning. Optional modules (choose from): • Accounting Systems and Auditing • E-Marketing • Employment Law • Human Resource Development • Leadership Styles • Management Accounting • Marketing Planning • Principles and Leadership • Quality and Operations Management.

Assessment methods

Students are taught through • Seminars • Lectures • VLE Moodle • Group work • Independent study. Students are assessed through • Practical activities • Role plays • Presentations • Timed tests • Live briefs • Written reports • Work-based learning project.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Business and E-learning

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