During your Foundation Degree, you will develop a number of key skills:
- Work-specific skills relevant to a particular sector of industry
- Key skills, communication and problem solving
- Generic skills such as reasoning, professionalism and work process management
- How businesses are affected by their external environment
- Managing Operations
- Development of management skills
- How to plan and implement strategies
The Foundation Degree has a varied assessment strategy, ranging from formal business reports and presentations, to class based assessments and portfolios.
This course will be delivered at the University Centre where students will have access to a HE-specific study zone, including computer facilities, and social area.
For the latest version of the programme specifications for this course please see the following link:
This course has minimum entry requirements of 1 x E in a relevant A level or a pass in BTEC National Diploma/Certificate or another vocational level 3 qualification, together with a GCSE at grade C in English. However, candidates receiving this minimum offer would need to demonstrate experience in and commitment to their chosen Foundation Degree subject.
A typical offer is likely to be 2 x D at A level, or a Merit profile in a relevant BTEC National Diploma/Certificate, together with a number of GCSE grades at C or above including Maths and English. In cases where students do not meet the standard entry requirements (mature students for example) each case will be taken on its own merit and suitability for entry will be defined in terms of individual qualities, experience and learning.
If you would like to apply for any of the Leeds City College full-time Higher Education programmes for 2019 entry, (unless otherwise stated) please do so via UCAS at www.ucas.com
The UCAS code for this course is N200 and the Leeds City College institution code is L21.
If you wish to apply for one of our part-time Higher Education courses, please apply here
You will gain a nationally recognised and highly portable business qualification, which will develop your specific subject knowledge, give you a range of new skills and build your self-confidence.
People with Foundation Degrees will have the potential to make an immediate contribution in the workplace and early impact on 'the bottom line'.
On successful completion of the Foundation Degree, students can elect to study for one further year towards a BA (Hons) Degree in Business, Enterprise and Management.
On successful completion of the BA (Hons) Degree, there are opportunities for graduates to continue their studies at Masters Level.
Most people work for the award because it helps them to be better managers and for many it leads to promotion as a manager at a senior level.