Home » Courses » FdA Business

FdA Business

The programme will endow students with a range of intellectual, imaginative and investigative skills necessary to deal with the challenges and changes within a wide and diverse range of business environments.

Why choose this course?

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 followed by developing specialisms in your area of interest. You will focus on developing your understanding of the contemporary issues facing businesses locally and across the globe, using case studies of business issues and policy changes as they arise, to apply your learning to real world practice.

 

Apply for this course

Start date: 19/09/2022

Course code
HEBUSFD22T
Level
Level 5
Location
Truro College
Duration
2 years
Qualification
Foundation Degree
Apply Now
*Please contact us if you would like to apply to study part time.

Small Class sizes

Excellent Tutor Support

specialist career guidance

Practical Experience

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

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.

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.

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
Read More

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

Want to talk to someone?

Do you have a question that we haven't answered so far? Talk to our admissions team. We're here Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm.

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

  • Reset
  • Result Type