Foundation Degree in Business Studies

Start (w/c): 05/09/2022 Monday & Wednesday (18:00 to 21:00) Nantgarw

Course Information

This course is ideal for those wishing to move into a career in management and business and is designed to provide an understanding of the nature of organisations, their management and the changing external environment in which they operate. This is a flexible part-time course designed to develop knowledge, skills and competencies which will enable students to pursue a career in management. It provides successful candidates with a broad based business qualification.

The course is a University of South Wales qualification studied at the college

What Will I Learn?

Modules of study include: Management & Organizational Behaviour; Marketing Relationships; Economics, Law and Regulation; Employability and Professional Development; Strategic Business Analysis; Enterprise Management; Human Resources and Management of Financial Information.

Entry Requirements

NVQ level 3, BTEC national or a minimum of 1 A level and 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above to include Mathematics and English Language. Applicants with substantial relevant experience in employment who are over 21 years may be accepted; this will be subject to interview


You are assessed through individual and group assignments, written examinations and oral presentations.


Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.

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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.


HE Fees are subject to change

No applications from overseas non-EU students

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Career Progression

  • After successfully completing this course, you will be able to apply for a range of top-up courses including BA (Hons) in: Business Studies, International Business, Business & Marketing, Business & Finance, Business & Human Resource Management, BA Business and Supply Chain Management. A qualification in business can help advance your career in public and private sector companies in roles such as marketing executive, retail manager, HR officer or finance assistant. With further study or training, you could progress to roles such as banker, insurance underwriter, management consultant or business development manager.


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