Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield)

Business Management Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield) Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Birmingham City University


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Course summary

TEF Silver

Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield) has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This course is for you if:
You want a solid understanding of Business Management, including areas of group performance, strategy, operations, human resources, enterprise and more. You also want to be able to apply theory to your own situation at work.

The Vision University Centre is for you if:
You want an affordable university-level qualification at a centre that offers smaller classes, tutors who are passionate about their industry and dedicated study skills support and tutorials throughout your course to help you achieve your goals.

Please note: We are planning to formally validate a new business course during 2018-19 to ensure currency is maintained, so there will be some changes as part of this updating. We will keep all applicants informed.

Course details


The foundation degree consists of 16 modules which includes:

Personal and Professional Development
Work-Related Learning
Business Environment
Management, Organisations and Society
Business Problem Analysis
Managing Risk
Legal Contexts
Managing Individual and Group Performance
Business Financial Management
Negotiating and Agreeing Budgets
Marketing Concepts
Human Resource Management
Introduction to Strategic Management
Operations Management
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Doing an 'Action Research' Project

*Module titles are subject to change.

Assessment method

Typically, written assessments will include a mixture of written work (e.g. reports, reflective pieces, portfolio, time-constrained activity).

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points At least 64 UCAS points at A Level in appropriate subjects.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM

We will consider applicants with other relevant Level 3 qualifications (normally at merit grade). We will also welcome and consider applicants with substantive experience in a relevant field.

Additional entry requirements


We normally also require three GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above, to include English language and maths: English and maths at Level 2 are essential requirements.

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 5.5 If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, we require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 5.5, at Level 6.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,000 Year 1
International £7,000 Year 1
England £7,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,000 Year 1
Scotland £7,000 Year 1
Wales £7,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

ADDITIONAL COSTS: Every student is different, but as a rough guide you should allow for the following costs of study, on top of basic stationery and IT costs, per year: ESSENTIAL: - Between £100-£300 on books. - Up to £100 on visits, conferences, etc.

Provider information

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Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield)
Derby Road
NG18 5BH

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01623 627191

Fax: 01623 623063