A Business Management Foundation Degree from Newcastle College University Centre will give you the skills and knowledge you need to build a strong foundation for future success within the private, public and not-for-profit business sectors. This two-year degree will not only develop your ability to transform initial business ideas and concepts into innovative campaigns, but you will also work on live briefs from a variety of businesses to better understand the challenges of operating with a dynamic business environment. This course has been designed in collaboration with local/national employers to ensure that the knowledge and employability skills that you gain will give you the edge when it comes to securing your first graduate job. You will cover the main areas of business including finance, marketing, human resources and leadership as well as specialist modules to give you a competitive edge in your career. Throughout this course you will learn from industry experienced tutors as well as a range of guest speakers. You will also benefit from industry visits which will give you first hand experience of how businesses operate and how they adapt and meet the challenges faced to become successful business owners and entrepreneurs. During this degree you will work on live briefs from a range of employers, collaborate with industry professionals on a variety of activities to understand current issues in a complex business climate. You will also have the opportunity to work with businesses such as Elanders, SGS, Barclays and Changing Lives, widening your experience of working with employers. These opportunities will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become informed, confident and successful employees, managers and entrepreneurs. You can progress your studies with the BA (Hons) Business Management (Top-Up) degree available at Newcastle College University Centre. Professionally, you could secure a role within a business as a team leader, accounts assistant, retail manager, project manager or alternatively, start your own business and become a successful entrepreneur.
Year One: The Business Environment • Academic Study Skills • People and Performance Management • Principles of Marketing • Accounting for Managers • Personal Development • Work Related Learning. Year Two: Organisational Behaviour • Ethics and Sustainability • Work-Based Learning • Operations and Supply Chain Management • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship • Digital Marketing • Professional Development.
Students are taught through • Seminars • Lectures • Microsoft Teams along with other learning technology platforms • Group work • Independent study. Students are assessed through • Practical activities • Role plays • Presentations • Timed tests • Live briefs • Written reports • Work-based learning project.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Applicants are normally expected to have achieved grade C(4) in GCSE Mathematics and English Language.
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.