Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £3,022 p/ year
24+ £3,022 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year


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For people aiming to study Business Studies at degree level, this course is a valuable stepping stone, introducing you to a broad and essential range of business topics. You will study subjects like accounting, word processing and spreadsheets, business law, business environments, mathematics and study skills. The course qualification is recognised by UCAS and successful completion of this programme offers you progression opportunities to degree courses.

Unit Breakdown

Introduction to Economics International Business Interpretation of Accounts Sole Trader Final Accounts Business Mathematics - Arithmetic Legislation and Statutory Interpretation The Tort of Negligence Business Management Marketing Formation of Contract Business Mathematics - Statistics & Probability Finding and Reading Information Report Writing Extended Project Spreadsheets Business Organisations and Structure Essay Writing Writing and Delivering Seminar Papers Writing Standard English

Progression Opportunities

After successfully completing the course you can apply for degree courses to further build your knowledge of the subject. Past students have studied at Westminster, Greenwich and South Bank universities. You can also progress onto our HND in Business degree.

Career Options

You can find employment in the retail and finance sectors, among others.

Entry Requirements

GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics at grades A*-C, plus a substantial Level 2 qualification in a related subject.


Structured lessons in an environment conducive to learning. Computers with internet access

Services Provided

As stated above you will be able to access a full range of academic and non-academic support to ensure you enjoy the course and achieve on it.

Do I need to register?

You will be advised (step by step) on how to apply for university places on commencement of the course.

Process for Application

The application process begins with consideration of your written application, relevant qualifications as well as consideration of references. This will be followed by an interview and assessments for English as well as Maths.

What could I earn?

  • Management consultants and business analysts £41,100
  • IT business analysts, architects and systems designers £45,300
  • Business and related associate professionals n.e.c. £33,300

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