This course is ideal for those considering managing or owning a small or medium sized business. Students will find the course to be practical, delivering real-world business skills, whilst developing a real depth of knowledge of management and leadership in their sector.
In addition to the contemporary nature of the curriculum content, one of the key strengths of this programme is the support that is provided for students. A robust communications system functions to give students access to lecturers and management; this includes e-mail, the VLE and course notice boards. Each student is allocated a personal tutor for regular tutorials and personal development planning. In relation to the Dissertation, support is provided from a dissertation supervisor. There is an extensive range of learning resources in the library, supported by the specialist business librarian who can support effective research by students and also provide bespoke study skills sessions for students either on a group or individual basis.
Formative activities include, group discussions, direct and indirect questioning, simulated practice, analytical tool practice, research tasks, and role plays, for instance. Summative assessments have been designed to reflect employability skills and occupationally-related tasks. Assessment methods adopted on the programme include individual, group and poster presentations, case studies, reports, business plans, audits, class-based assessments, portfolio’s and reflective statements.
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.
Student will have access to a range of facilities/ resources including Chromebooks to enable their studies.
This programme is predominately offered to those students who wish to continue their studies after successful completion of a Foundation Degree or HND in Leadership and Management, Retail, Marketing or Business.
The standard entry requirement is normally a merit grade profile at HND level or FD level from a UK Institution, however, where students haven not met this grade and may have some mitigating circumstances, individual cases will be considered.
Where appropriate, interviews will be used to ascertain the applicant’s suitability for entry to the course.
Ideally part time students need to be currently working preferably in a supervisory or management role or have some working experience in their relevant sector. Where appropriate, interviews will be used to ascertain the applicant’s suitability for entry to the course.
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 L2M3 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 course, you will have the skills to take advantage of job opportunities involving managerial positions in beauty and hair salons, sales and marketing management for hair and beauty product companies or further study to Masters level. You will have developed your employability skills in order to obtain employment in your chosen area or you can use your knowledge and confidence to start up your own successful business.