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Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Wed 01 September 2021

Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A- C) including both English & maths, or a relevant Level 2 Extended Certificate qualification at merit or above with English and Maths GCSE grade 9-4 (grade A- C).

Who is the course for

This course is designed for those wishing to gain an insight into the world of business with a broad understanding of areas such as marketing, finance, the business environment and business communication. Get involved in business challenges and take advantage of guest speakers and enrichment activities to enhance your learning.

Course Content

Year 1 course RQF Year 1. Students will study the following core units:

  • Unit 1 Exploring Business

  • Unit 2 Developing a Marketing Campaign – external exam

  • Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance – external exam

  • Unit 4 Managing an Event

  • Unit 22 Market Research

  • Unit 8 Recruitment and selection

Year 2 Course RQF Year 2. Students will study the following core units:

  • Unit 5 International business

  • Unit 6 Principles of management

  • Unit 7 Business decision making

  • Unit 19 Pitching for a new business - to help with unit 7

  • Unit 14 Customer Service

  • Unit 23 English Legal system

How is the course assessed

This course is assessed using a variety of methods:

  • Externally set assessments held under controlled conditions
  • Externally set assignments
  • Internally set assignments

Where next - Further Studies

Progression from the Foundation Diploma would be onto the Extended Diploma, followed by HE courses or university.

Where next - Job Opportunities

You may gain employment within accounting, law, retail, events management or human resources fields.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Wed 01 September 2021

Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00