Nottingham College

Business Management Nottingham College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Nottingham Trent University


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Course summary

If you're looking for a successful career in business, this course provides the knowledge, understanding and skills required, and is solid preparation for progression onto a top-up degree course.

About the course

You will study a common year one and then choose two options in year two.

Year One modules include:

  • developing business skills

  • business law

  • managing communications

  • marketing tools

  • business finance

  • business placement (normally May to July)

Year Two core modules include:

  • human resources management

  • business decision-making

  • managing in the digital economy

  • management and leadership

Year two options (select two)

  • project management

  • marketing campaigns

  • sales operations

  • entrepreneurship and enterprise development

If you choose to study this programme on a three-year part-time basis, you will study four modules in each year.

A final year research project undertaken in the business decision-making module, allows you to combine many of the skills you will have developed to produce finding about a particular area of interest. This will help with your progression should you decide to top up to a full honours degree.


Modules are assessed through a variety of individual assignments, group assignments and examinations.


We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2020-21 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - - for more information.

Your career and progression

Business graduates are highly-regarded by potential employees, as they offer a wide range of skillsets such as: academic research skills, presentation skills and project management skills. There is a wide range of career opportunities available, along with the chance to continue study by progressing to our BA (Hons) Business Studies degree ( also awarded by our chief university partner, Nottingham Trent University). Alternatively, students may wish to progress to a related honours degree or further specialist study.

Course details

Assessment method

Each module is internally assessed through a variety of individual assignments, group assignments and examinations.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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.

Course code NG25
Institution code N30
Campus name City (Adams)
Campus code C

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 56 points A minimum of 56 tariff points. Applicants will need the number of UCAS points specified in the details of each course - from: at least two A Levels at A2; BTEC Diploma or Extended Diploma; International Baccalaureate; Access to HE Diploma. Other combinations of qualifications and experience will also be considered, as will Level 3 qualifications not currently listed on the UCAS tariff. For creative courses applicants would usually need a qualification in a relevant subject area. We would expect applicants to be working at Level 2 or above in English and Mathematics.
A level A minimum of 56 tariff points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) A minimum of 56 tariff points
Access to HE Diploma A minimum of 56 tariff points
Scottish Higher A minimum of 56 tariff points

Additional entry requirements


Applicants may be invited to attend an informal interview.


Applicants may be asked to submit a portfolio of their recent work.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8,250 Year 1
EU £8,250 Year 1
International £9,500 * Year 1
England £8,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,250 Year 1
Scotland £8,250 Year 1
Wales £8,250 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

International fees for 2020-21 have not yet been confirmed. The sum quoted of £9,500 is intended to be indicative only. Please check on the College website or contact our International Office for further information.

Provider information

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Nottingham College
City Campus, The Adams Building
Stoney Street
The Lace Market

Course contact details

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