You will study 120 credits per year of the course and the modules may include:
Year 1 - Level 4
- Introduction to Leadership & Management
- Professional Development
- Managing Resources
- Understanding Organisations & Environment
- Finance & Marketing for Managers
- Managing Customer Relations
Year 2 - Level 5
- Project Management
- Leading People & Performance
- Personal Learning & Development
- Work Related Learning
- Strategy, Innovation & Enterprise
- Managing Continuous Improvement & Change
You will develop a range of academic skills such as presenting, referencing, research and writing, as well as many skills required by employers such as communication, use of IT, teamwork, independent work and dealing with the general public.
Leadership and management skills will also be developed, appropriate to varying occupational sectors.
Continuous assessment ensures that your progress is monitored throughout the modules with personal tutor support.
A variety of assessment methods are used, including presentations, role-plays, professional discussions, portfolios and reports.
A detailed assessment grid can be found in the course handbook.
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:
The minimum requirements are 1 x E in a relevant A level; or other Level 3 qualification; or Access to Higher Education certificate. A GCSE grade C in English, or equivalent, is also required. However, candidates receiving this offer will have experience in their chosen subject area.
A typical offer is 2 X D at A level or a merit/merit profile in a BTEC Level 3 Diploma (was a National Certificate) / BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (was a National Diploma) qualification, alongside a number of GCSEs at C or above.
All successful candidates will have the required literacy skills to complete the course.
Students who do not have GCSE grade C in English, or Maths, may need these to progress to Top Up degree programmes, and will be given the opportunity to gain these whilst on programme.
We welcome applications from students who do not meet the standard entry requirements (for example mature candidates). We will consider each applicant on their own merit and suitability, based on individual qualities, experience and learning from within the chosen occupational sector. These applicants will be invited for interview, and asked to provide evidence of their experience.
The course structure actively supports claims for Accreditation of Prior Certified Learning (APCL) and Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).
Applicants for the part-time mode of study must be currently working in the occupational sector. International qualifications will be assessed against these criteria.
Speakers of other languages will need to possess an IELTS band score of 6.0 (with no-less than 5.5 in any one element) or a recognised English Level 2 qualification.
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 L1M1 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
On successful completion of the Foundation Degree, you can apply to progress onto the BA (Hons) Leadership and Management (Top-Up) Degree at University Centre, Leeds City College.
Alternatively you can progress onto a related career pathway.