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Business and Enterprise (Level 5 Foundation Degree)

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Business

Course Overview

This innovative course, based on industry needs, will give you the opportunity to develop business enterprise knowledge and business skills and employment experience. A key feature of this course is the work based learning which provides the opportunity to work in a company on a ‘live’ project. Students find this aspect of the course particularly interesting and very useful. Knowledge and skills will be gained through activities and application to ‘real world’ business issues and opportunities. Practical aspects of people management, marketing and finance will feature strongly in related modules. The course provides students with opportunities to develop and enhance their range of personal and interpersonal transferable skills which are vital to success in the workplace.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 years full time / 2.5 years part time
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
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  • Course: Ulster University Level 5 Foundation Degree (FdSc) Business and Enterprise
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Awarding Body
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Course Modules

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Economics
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • Professional Skills
  • Marketing Management
  • Work-Based Learning
  • Academic and Career Enhancement Skills
  • High Performance Work Enterprises
  • Accounts and Ethics for Business Managers
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

64 UCAS Tariff points + GCSE Maths Grade C or equivalent (eg Essential Skills Level 2 Numeracy) AND GCSE English Grade C or equivalent (eg Essential Skills Level 2 Communication). Access - 50% (which includes Level 2 in Communications & Mathematics); Applicants who do not meet the formal entry requirements may be eligible to apply through APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning). For details, visit: www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply

ROI Requirements

64 UCAS Tariff points equivalent + OLC (Grade 04 or above) in English and Maths. Access - 50% (which includes Level 2 in Communications & Mathematics); Applicants who do not meet the formal entry requirements may be eligible to apply through APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning). For details, visit: www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply

Work Placement

Work placement takes place in the second year of the course, 2 - 3 days per week over 24 weeks.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Other - Exam Fee payable

What's Next?

Further Study

Validated by Ulster University the Foundation Degree is an Ulster University degree in its own right but also provides the opportunity to progress to the final year of the Honours Business degree at Magee (after successful completion of a summer bridging module subject to entry criteria). Students who choose this option would complete a BSc Hons Business degree in 3 years full time study (2 years NWRC plus 1 year Magee).

Career Prospects

Progression opportunities include careers in Marketing, Finance, Business Development and Human Resources.

Enquiry

  • Image of Joycie Rajan
    I have always enjoyed Engineering and Computer Science. My course at NWRC has helped me secure a place at Queens University.
    Joycie Rajan
  • Image of Rebekah Glen (Accountancy)
    I applied for a Higher Level Apprenticeship as it was a great opportunity to gain work experience and get paid while studying towards a professional qualification.
    Rebekah Glen (Accountancy)
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