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Foundation Degree in Business

Full-time: 2 Years

Course Description

This is a multi-disciplinary degree course validated by London Metropolitan University. Students learning will focus on key business topics such as human resources, marketing, finance - alongside field trips, practical workshops and other associated activities.

In year 1, you will gain a basic understanding of the business environments within which businesses operate and understand different types of business organisations.

Year 2 will build on your skill level and extend your knowledge to cover employability skills, professional development, decision-making, entrepreneurship and work-based learning. During this year, you’ll undertake practical work, case studies, presentations, report writing, practical workshops and gain advanced software experience.

Students accepted onto either the Foundation or Top-Up Degrees, may be eligible to access certain facilities provided by the University. The college will provide further details at the time of enrolment.

Course Structure / Units

Entry Requirements

Requirements in both sections (A and B)  must be met.

A) A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent).


Suitable industrial or external experience in the business.

B) All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If your previous study was not in English, you may need to provide an international English Language Testing System (IELTS)  score of 5.5, or a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)  – an internet-based test – score of 79.


Pass an entry diagnostic assessment organised by the college.

Career Progression

A key progression path for students completing Foundation Degree in Business is to the third year of a degree.

Students completing their Foundation Degree in Business will have strong career prospects in various areas of business including Marketing, Operations management, Project Management, Human resource management and General administration on successful completion of the course.

This course consists of various assessment methods including coursework and projects. Students will be required to use: case studies, presentations, portfolios and demonstrate effective teamwork. Further information on the assessment weighting can be found in the course and unit specifications.
£ 6,165
Full-time: 2 Years


Working hours

Monday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 5:00 pm