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FdA Business

This exciting programme will enrich students with a range of intellectual, imaginative, and investigative skills necessary to deal with the challenges and changes in a diverse range of business environments.

Why choose this course?

You will study a range of business topics, critical to the modern-day manager, business owner, or entrepreneur. You are then able to gain a broader understanding of business theory, and how this underpins practice in the business world, as well as considering issues facing businesses both local and global. Finally, you will review business specific issues to contextualise the learning that you have gained in class ahead of assessments.

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Start date: 23/09/2024

Course code
HEBUSFD24T
Level
Level 5
Location
Truro College
Duration
2 years
Qualification
Foundation Degree
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Top Course Highlights

Small Classes

Excellent Tutor Support

specialist career guidance

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Practical Experience

In your second year you will create a business plan, with linked finance plans and marketing plans, building valuable transferrable skills.

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Broad business curriculum

You will study a broad business curriculum, gaining an understanding of business theory and practice followed by developing specialisms in your area of interest.

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Employability Links

Students are encouraged to choose to link up with Brighter Cornwall to network and build their CV by undertaking business placements.

What will i learn?

You will study a range of business topics, critical to the modern day manager or business owner/entrepreneur, and will benefit from the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of business theory and practice. Focusing on developing your understanding of the contemporary issues facing businesses locally and across the globe, you will use case studies and policy changes to apply your learning to real world practice.

Programme Quality Handbook 2023-24

First Year

  • The Business Environment
  • Human Resource Management
  • Economics and Business Decision Making
  • Business Law
  • Statistics for Business
  • Analysis, Research and Business Skills

Second Year

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Business Finance
  • Leadership and Management in Business
  • Business Enterprise
  • Research Project
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Where will it take me?

Most students go on to complete an honours degree in Business, either at Plymouth or further afield, while those who do not choose to go on to further study have entered employment in a range of management positions and graduate traineeships.

Entry Requirements

You will need at least 48 UCAS points to gain entry to this course, including a minimum equivalency of one A Level, in addition to GCSE English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above.

Additional entry requirements:

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

Assessment Information

The course is taught by a blend of face to face lectures, seminars, group work and tutorials; supported by a comprehensive range of online materials and resources, both within Truro College and through Plymouth University’s online library.

Additional Information

UCAS COURSE CODE: N200

DURATION: 2 years full time / Part-time route available

LOCATION: Truro & Penwith College

AWARDING BODY: Univeristy of Plymouth

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What you could earn

  • Marketing and Sales Directors
  • Financial Managers and Directors
  • Chartered and Certified Accountants
  • Financial and Accounting Technicians
  • Advertising Accounts Managers and Creative Directors
  • Financial Accounts Managers
  • Sales Accounts and Business Development Managers
  • Market Research Interviewers
Potential Salary

£152,476

Entry Level Salary

£28,913

Average Salary

£68,495

Annual openings in Cornwall

54

Potential Salary

£136,498

Entry Level Salary

£19,455

Average Salary

£54,991

Annual openings in Cornwall

133

Potential Salary

£67,390

Entry Level Salary

£18,114

Average Salary

£38,413

Annual openings in Cornwall

39

Potential Salary

£76,379

Entry Level Salary

£17,183

Average Salary

£37,832

Annual openings in Cornwall

5

Potential Salary

£63,515

Entry Level Salary

£25,514

Average Salary

£36,890

Annual openings in Cornwall

10

Potential Salary

£66,973

Entry Level Salary

£16,426

Average Salary

£33,173

Annual openings in Cornwall

18

Potential Salary

£84,515

Entry Level Salary

£25,256

Average Salary

£47,483

Annual openings in Cornwall

78

Potential Salary

£32,910

Entry Level Salary

£7,917

Average Salary

£20,459

Annual openings in Cornwall

5

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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