Exeter College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Exeter


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Course summary

Do you want to learn relevant skills and knowledge to work in business? Are you keen to study a broad range of business as well as have the chance to specialise? The Foundation Degree in Business is a 2-year full-time (3 year part-time) programme awarded by the University of Exeter. The course development has been informed by local employers to ensure students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge for the workplace, but also by academic professionals to ensure you are able to successfully progress in your studies to a full degree. The course has a strong focus on innovation and sustainability in business, with subjects ranging from Business Environment and Finance to Talent Management, Contemporary Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management and Project and Event Management. The programme is enriched with a variety of local, national and international visits and students will be given regular opportunities to engage with a range of guest speakers from local and national industries. Students who complete this programme have the opportunity to progress onto a Bachelors Degree top-up, such as the BA (ord) Business Management, or alternatively may choose to enter the workplace. The course is well-equipped to develop students who wish to pursue careers in a range of roles including, but not restricted to, Retail management / Human resources / Further education teaching / Marketing – social media management / Accounts management / Project Management. Some students may also wish to use the skills and knowledge developed to start their own small business or enterprise. FACILITIES As well as access to learning centres and dedicated Higher Education and adult study spaces at Exeter College you will be able to access a range of online resources from the University of Exeter.


Year 1 Modules: • The Economic and Business Environment • Finance for Business • Business Enterprise and Innovation • Human Resource and Talent Management • Contemporary Marketing • Project and Event Management Year 2 Modules: • Global Challenges • Business Strategy for Competitive Advantage • Corporate and Environmental Social Management • Organisational Behaviour & Leadership & Change • Sustainable Operations Management • Business Research Project

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  • Year 1

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England £7795 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7795 Year 1
Scotland £7795 Year 1
Wales £7795 Year 1

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Business at Exeter College - UCAS