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Petroc

Business

UCAS Code: N101

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

64

Five GCSEs at Grade C or above Entry is welcomed from mature learners, those with sector experience, and those who have taken non-traditional paths through education. A Levels OR vocational qualifications (64 UCAS tariff points) or substantial and relevant work experience in an appropriate sector is also considered. Entry is welcome from mature students with relevant experience in place of these qualifications. Appropriate subject areas will normally be in the discipline of Children's Care and Development, Education, Psychology, Sociology, Health and Social Care, and related subjects, however qualifications in other subjects may be considered and discussed at interview. Learners without the relevant GCSE grades may be considered if they plan to undertake further study towards those qualifications.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

This programme has been designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge base required to work in your chosen specialism or other graduate opportunities.

Subjects you will study include:
-Finance - introduces key aspects of accounting for decision-making purposes. The aim is for students to gain an understanding of the management of finance within an organisation.
-Economics - introduces students to the national and European business environment and considers a range of economic factors that affect decision making.
-Enterprise - covers a range of business start-up concerns including initial business ideas, researching a market, finance and legal requirements.
-Marketing - introduces basic principles of marketing and their application in a business context. Students will investigate the principles that underpin the marketing process and how they apply in a business.
-Organisational Behaviour - uses a range of theories and managerial approaches to analyse and explain human behaviour at work. The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of how organisations manage employees to achieve a range of managerial objectives.
-Human Resource Management - provides learners with the principles and theories of human resource management. The module will focus on the employer need for a flexible workforce and the importance of training and staff development.
-Corporate Strategy - introduces the theory and practice of strategic planning. The emphasis is on the application of a range of planning models.

Assessment methods

The method of assessment varies between modules and your lecturers will advise you of the method(s) to be used. This reflects the need to develop a range of different knowledge, understanding and skills. During your programme you may experience some, or all, of the following types of assessment:
-Coursework essay questions
-Coursework group reports
-Coursework case study problems
-Group presentations
-Small group assessed discussions
-Formal examinations
-In-class tests
-Research projects

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

North Devon Campus

Department:

Business and Management

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