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Business and Enterprise (Yr 1 of 3) * Validated by UU (Level 5 Ulster University Foundation Degree)

Administration (Secretarial)

Course Overview

This innovative course, based on industry needs, will give you the opportunity to develop business enterprise knowledge & 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, online business and finance will feature strongly in related modules. Modules of study are: Academic and Career Enhancement Skills, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Economics, Introduction to Financial Accounting, Principles of Management, Foundations of Entrepreneurship, Work Based Learning, Professional Skills, Marketing Management, High Performance Work Enterprises, Accounts for and ethics for Business Managers. Validated by the Ulster University, this course provides you with an opportunity to progress to the final year of the business degree at Ulster University, subject to UU entry criteria and the completion of summer bridging modules.
  • Start Date
    7 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    2 years full time / 3 years part time
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Ulster University Foundation Degree Business and Enterprise (Yr 1 of 3) * Validated by UU Ref D019
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 07/09/2021
    (Tue & Thu: 9:00AM-5:00PM)
    Full £500.00
    Concession £200.00
    Examination £247.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

UK - 72 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) ILC - 72 UCAS Tariff points OLC (Grade 04 or above) in English and Maths; Access - 50% (which includes Level 2 in Communications & Mathematics) Interview is required.Alternatively entry to the programme may be gained through the process of formal accreditation of learning you have gained through work or other experience (APEL) provided you hold the required English and Maths qualifications. Contact the course director for details on how you can apply for (APEL)

What's Next?

Further Study

Validated by the Ulster University this course provides you with an opportunity to progress to the final year of a business degree (after successful completion of summer bridging) at Ulster University, Magee, subject to Ulster University entry criteria. It could see completion of a BSc Hons Business degree in 3 years (Full-Time) or 5 years (Part-Time).

Additional Information

Validated by the Ulster University this course provides you with an opportunity to progress to the business degree at Ulster University, Magee Campus, subject to UU entry criteria. The part-time students infill into the full-time Foundation Degree. They usually attend two days a week whereas the full-time students attend three days. These days may change from Semester to Semester. Alternatively part- time students may be able to attend one day per week 9 to 6 pm.


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