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Foundation Degree Business Management Yr1 FT

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Course Outline

A general overview of relevant business modules all vary in delivery. These may be workshop based subjects where students improve academic skills to practical modules. The Foundation Degree is a stand alone qualification with the opportunity to progress to a B.A. (Hons). It also allows students to use work experience as an integral assessed part of the course.

Entry Requirements

All learners under 21 must obtain a level 3 BTEC qualifications or two A Levels. 21 and over will be subject to interview

What will I learn?

The first year FULL TIME consists of 6 modules Marketing and Consumer Behaviour Management of Financial Information Economics, Law and Business Environment People Work and Society Becoming a Professional: Critical Enquiry Entrepreneurship

Course Assessment

Assessments vary from individual written traditional reports to group presentations - indicative of the working environment. Traditional exams also form part of the assessment process.

Career Progression

Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress ono the BA (Hons) Business or directly into employment

Duration

01 August 2024 - 31 July 2025

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Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

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Workers in this unit group advise on the formulation and implementation of policy in the public and private sectors, develop and implement substantial business, statistical and administrative systems, and perform a variety of functions.

Average Salary

£51314

Management Consultants and Business Analysts

Brief Description

Jobholders in this unit group advise industrial, commercial and other establishments on a variety of management and business-related matters to assist in the formulation of financial and business policies in order to maximise growth or improve business performance.

Average Salary

£27077

Financial Managers and Directors

Brief Description

Financial managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate financial information and advise on company financial policy.

Average Salary

£36919

Information Technology and Telecommunications Directors

Brief Description

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the work and resources necessary to provide and operate information technology and telecommunications services within an organisation.

Average Salary

£39648

Purchasing Managers and Directors

Brief Description

Purchasing managers and directors (not retail) plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the purchasing functions of industrial, commercial, government organisations and public agencies to ensure cost-effectiveness.

Average Salary

£29022

Business and Financial Project Management Professionals

Brief Description

Job holders in this unit group manage and oversee major projects across all sectors of modern industry, commerce and the public sector, in areas such as e-commerce, business analysis, finance, product development, marketing, human resources.

Average Salary

£42642

Business and Related Research Professionals

Brief Description

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Average Salary

£33138

Chartered and Certified Accountants

Brief Description

Jobholders in this unit group provide accounting and auditing services, advise clients on financial matters, collect and analyse financial information and perform other accounting duties required by management for the planning and control of an establishment’s income and expenditure.

Average Salary

£36064

Advertising and Public Relations Directors

Brief Description

Advertising and public relations directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the advertising, public relations and public information activities of an organisation.

Average Salary

£45261

Managers and Directors in Retail and Wholesale

Brief Description

Retail and wholesale managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the operations of major retail and wholesale establishments in order to maximise business performance and meet financial goals.

Average Salary

£28108

Marketing and Sales Directors

Brief Description

Marketing and sales directors plan, organise and direct market research and formulate and implement an organisation’s marketing and sales policies.

Average Salary

£53577

Actuaries, Economists and Statisticians

Brief Description

Jobholders in this unit group apply theoretical principles and practical techniques to assess risk and formulate probabilistic outcomes in order to inform economic and business policy, and to analyse and interpret data used to assist in the formulation of financial, business and economic policies in order to maximise growth or improve business performance.

Average Salary

£30951

Human Resource Managers and Directors

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Human resource managers and directors plan, organise and direct the personnel, training and industrial relations policies of organisations, advise on resource allocation and utilisation problems, measure the effectiveness of an organisation’s systems, methods and procedures and advise on, plan and implement procedures to improve utilisation of labour, equipment and materials.

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£42840

Public Relations Professionals

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£25856

Advertising Accounts Managers and Creative Directors

Brief Description

Advertising accounts managers and creative directors plan, design, organise and direct the advertising activities of an organisation.

Average Salary

£39867

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