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 17 Digital Marketing
  • Unit 33 Supply Chain Operations
  • 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
    Plus an additional 4 units based on preferred pathways (pathway choices below):
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Human resources

  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

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

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    Progression from the Foundation Diploma year 1 would be onto the Extended
    Diploma (year 2), followed by HE courses at Uxbridge College or progress to university.

  • 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.

Course starting Sep 2023

Starts 4 September 2023

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00