Below are the sessions that are available for this course.
Week Starting: 16 September 2020
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 42
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 294
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
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This qualification provides the perfect foundation for your successful career in business management in the private or public sector. The Foundation Degree in Business Management focuses on developing your knowledge, skills and abilities to prepare you for a range of careers in business such as Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics. Learners are supported to be entrepreneurial in their outlook to reflect local and regional economic needs.
Work Placement is an integral part of this course, providing students with on-the-job training that provides valuable employability skills for their future career. Upon successful interview, you will be placed with a company for four days a week while attending college one day a week for the duration of this course.
Terms & Conditions
Students are required to:
Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, online: www.swc.ac.uk and on
the College VLE).
Submit all coursework and
assessments by specified
dates, coursework submitted
without consent after the
deadline shall not normally
The minimum overall pass
mark of 40%, in all modules
as per UU regulations.
There is a strong focus on industry engagement, with live projects and industry visits.
Modules focus on equipping Learners with the skills, knowledge and abilities to secure a management position in a business. The modules taken include:
Academic and Career Enhancement Skills
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing
Principles of Accounting
Principles of Economics
Foundations of Entrepreneurship
Organisational Behaviour and Change
Global Business Environment
Finance for Decision Making
Work Based Learning
Testing knowledge, understanding and application to industry will principally be through work-based assessment, practical reports, oral and written submissions and formal examinations.
The programme offers progression to:
Part time Ulster University BSc Hons in Business (delivered at South West College);
Link modules delivered at Dungannon and Enniskillen.Ulster University’s BSc (Hons) Business with Specialisms full-time or part-time at Magee College; or other degrees at Ulster University.
More options are available through the UCAS or CAO
system. A range of careers in business such as marketing, finance, administration, purchasing and management, with a specific emphasis on meeting local and regional needs.
Range 64-72 UCAS points, four GCSE passes to include English and Maths at grade C (or equivalent), or equivalent approved qualification at Level 3. Refer to general entry requirements.