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Foundation Degree in Business Studies

Coleg y Cymoedd

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree

  • Location

    Nantgarw Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    Variable - to suit the learner

Course summary

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.

This course is offered by Universities Heads of the Valleys Institute (UHOVI), as a strategic partnership with the University of South Wales. Entry requirements.


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

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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Entry requirements

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A level :

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.


University information

Coleg y Cymoedd

  • Campus address

    Coleg y Cymoedd, Twyn Road, Hengoed, Ystrad Mynach, Caerphilly, CF82 7XR, Wales

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