Glyndwr University, Wrexham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
If you're currently employed but want to strengthen and develop their professional skills, our FdA Business programme could be for you. The programme provides opportunities for students to undertake work-based learning and assessment through real-life case scenarios to develop the skills and knowledge demanded by employers in the business sector. All assessments will be specifically work-based and there will be 40 credit work-based projects at level 4 and 5 which will be set within the context of the students' own organisation. There are progression opportunities for successful FdA students to top-up their qualification to an Ordinary Degree or an Honours Degree by transferring onto the part-time BA degree Level 6. As our degrees are accredited by the CMI, all our graduating students will also receive a level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the CMI, giving our students an internationally recognised professional qualification in addition to their degree.
During the course students will gain a broad insight into the world of business and management from academics and industry professionals with a wealth of experience in organisations and business. YEAR 1 Business Environment (Core) Economics (Core) Data Analytics & Understanding Big Data (Core) Marketing Essentials (Core) YEAR 2 Work Based Project 1 (Core) Business Law (Core) Customer Service Excellence (Core) YEAR 3 Managing Corporate Risk & Crime (Core) Engaging & Leading People (Core) Work-based Project 2 (Core)
Methods of assessments include:- Learning logs/journals Essay Case Study Portfolio Presentation Report Group project Coursework Exam Reflection Research Proposal
How to apply
To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||Our general entry requirement for the foundation year is 48 UCAS tariff points but all applications are considered individually and we consider work experience, vocational training/qualifications as well as motivation and potential to succeed. The programme welcomes applications from anyone who can demonstrate a commitment to the subject and the potential to complete their chosen programme successfully. This can be established by showing appropriate academic achievements or by demonstrating that they possess the knowledge and ability equivalent to the academic qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||48 UCAS Tariff points|
|Scottish Higher||48 UCAS Tariff points|
|AS||Accepted alongside A-Levels as part of overall 48 UCAS Tariff requirement.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MP|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||48 UCAS Tariff points|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||48 UCAS Tariff points from International Baccalaureate Certificates|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Accepted as part of overall 48 UCAS Tariff point requirement.|
|Extended Project||Accepted as part of overall 48 UCAS Tariff requirement.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||48 UCAS Tariff points|
|Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||Accepted alongside Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level as part of overall 48 UCAS Tariff requirement.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||48 UCAS Tariff points|
Wrexham Glyndwr University takes into account a variety of qualifications and experience when considering applications to our programmes. If you are unsure if the qualifications you currently hold will be accepted for entry, or if you're not sure you'll achieve the required UCAS Tariff points, please contact us at [email protected] for further advice and guidance.
Additional entry requirements
All applicants must be employed in an appropriate role/job function in industry
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4500*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£4500*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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