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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Cardiff and Vale College (Cardiff)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The retail industry is a significant employer accounting for 11.3 of the UK workforce in a market worth £85 billion. There are many challenging and rewarding job opportunities in this fast-moving industry, whether you are looking to launch a career or enhance your prospects if you are already employed. This foundation degree, the only one of its kind in south Wales, prepares you for a management role through acquired knowledge and relevant experience. Students will have the opportunity to work with recognised retailers to gain hands on experience in the workplace, therefore developing transferable skills to greatly enhance employability.This course includes a range of business and retail specific modules to develop your knowledge and understanding of this dynamic industry. You will explore how the world of retail operates, learn about customer relationships and gain an understanding of purchasing and supply chain management.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,300per year

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    113 56%

    54th

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    5th

    57

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