Foundation Degree Business Management

Course Details

  • Start Date
    September 2018
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Attendance
    Full Time
  • Awarding Body
    The Open University
  • Cost
    TBC
  • Centre Location
    Taunton
Business at Somerset College
  • Course Description

    The course covers the following areas:

    • Marketing
    • Finance
    • Law
    • Human Resources
    • Business Strategy
    • Professional Development Project

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  • Progression Opportunities

    The FD is a perfect platform for progression onto the BA (Hons) Business Management degree. Our graduates have careers in varied fields from marketing to finance, management to HR.

  • Entry Requirements

    Applicants require 64 UCAS points at AS/A2 Level (minimum 32 points at A2 Level) or equivalent Edexcel qualification (Extended Diploma – MPP/Diploma - MM), or Pre-degree Access Diploma. Students also require 4 GCSEs at grade A*-C (new grading system 9-4) including English and Maths or equivalent Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy.

    Applicants with English as their second language must have minimum IELTS Level 6 or equivalent.

    The nature of study at this level requires GCSE grade A*-C (new grade system 9-4) in English and Maths or equivalent qualification. Under exceptional circumstances, a conditional offer may be made to a prospective learner to include an expectation of working towards GCSE Maths grade C or Level 2 Numeracy alongside completing the degree programme. Mature students who do not meet these formal entry requirements are welcome to apply, if they can evidence their commitment to the subject through previous experience.