New College Durham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University


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Course summary

TEF Silver

New College Durham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This programme will top-up your foundation degree in a business related area to a degree. It will give you the skills to succeed in the highly competitive business environment and provide you with an excellent foundation for a wide range of business and management careers. This versatile programme gives you the option to choose units of study that suit your interests. You can either choose the general management route, or choose from five specialised area of business to focus your studies.

Course details

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Normal entry is achieved by holding qualifications that equate to 240 CATs (Credit Accumulation and Transfer) points; 120 of them at Level 4 and 120 at Level 5 acquired in the fields of business, management or public administration. This requirement will normally be met if you hold an appropriate BTEC HND qualification, Foundation Degree or Level 5 Diploma in Business & Management. Usually it will be expected that you have achieved at least a Merit standard in the modules making up the final level of your BTEC studies. European applicants should hold 60 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System credits. Students who do not have English as a first language, IELTs Level 6 or above (or equivalent) will be required. What if I don't hold these qualifications: If you have suitable alternative qualifications in an appropriate field of study you may also be admitted to the programme. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL): If you have previously studied on a similar award and have gained higher education credit at an equivalent level it may be possible to take this into account to gain exemptions from one or more modules.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000* Year 1
England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
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