Business and Management

University Centre South Devon

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth

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Course summary

TEF Gold

University Centre South Devon has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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A foundation degree is a degree-level qualification that takes two years to complete, and is equivalent to the first two years of a traditional honours degree. Foundation degrees focus on relevant, work-based skills within a particular career route or profession, and are designed to increase employability and progression opportunities. Employers are actively involved in the development of foundation degree programmes to ensure you are ready for employment when you complete your studies. At the end of a foundation degree you have the option to ‘top-up’ your qualification with an additional third year of study to convert it into a full honours degree. This Foundation Degree will equip you with the skills to progress and succeed in a variety of careers within business, providing you with experience in disciplines such as finance, management and marketing. On successful completion of the FdA, you could progress onto the BA (Hons) Leadership and Management at South Devon College. An integral element of the course is working with local employers on projects and assessments, and building relevant industry experience. You will be working with businesses and community groups on live marketing and business strategy projects, where you will apply the theoretical knowledge you develop during your studies. The curriculum has been designed to consider a varied approach to business. You will gain an understanding of topics such as the economic principles underlying business behaviour, the key internal functions and relationships within organisations and the legal factors that affect business. You will develop a broad and transferable skillset, enabling you to seek employment in almost any sector upon completion, as well as opening up enterprise opportunities. You will refine your research, leadership and management skills, and a focus on professional and personal development means that you will develop critical and reflective practice, ensuring that you will be a success in any area you choose when you graduate.

Course details

Modules

Year One Modules Business environment Organisational behaviour Financial accounting Marketing Developing research and practice eBusiness


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

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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

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://southdevon.ac.uk/university/entry-requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8400 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8400 Year 1
Scotland £8400 Year 1
Wales £8400 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business and Management at University Centre South Devon - UCAS