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 placement (normally May to July)
Year Two core modules include:
human resources management
managing in the digital economy
- management and leadership
Year two options (select two)
- 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 - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - 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.
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||City (Adams)|
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
|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
|Channel Islands||£8,250||Year 1|
|International||£9,500 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8,250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.