Foundation Degree Business (Full-time)


Study Route… Full time 2 years and Part-time 2/3 years in WGC. This programme has been created in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire and will develop skills relevant to business needs.

Course Content - What will I learn?

The course contains a range of
modules covering the core business functions introducing marketing,
human resources, finance and business organisations, plus a workbased
learning project for a local employer. In Year 1 the range of modules
Developing Professional and Employability Skills,
Understanding and Promoting a Business,
Finance and Accounting for Business,
Business Applications,
Managing People,
Business Law.
In Year 2 the range of modules includes…
Work Based Learning Project,
Business Environment,
Global Business,
Performance Management and Employee Involvement,
Marketing in Practice.

Am I right for the course?

If you are thinking about a career in business, why not start with one of our courses.
We have a good range of specialist facilities.
Group sizes for tutoring and teaching are small and tutors focus on
working with individual students to ensure they maximise their
achievement potential.

You will need to have achieved A levels, or a BTEC National Qualification, equivalent to 120 UCAS points. In addition, you will need GCSEs in Maths and English at Grade C or above. Mature students with non-standard qualifications will also be considered.

The course is assessed in the majority by coursework with some modules
including an examination.

We are fortunate that at Oaklands we have specialist staff for teaching and learning with commercial and professional experience.
We will strive to help you reach your potential through our pastoral and tutorial systems.

What Next?

Successful completion of the course will enable you to progress to the second or third year of an appropriate Degree course at the University of Hertfordshire, another comparable university or to seek employment within the business sector.

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

In need of more advice?

Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

Experience what the future
has to offer at Oaklands College

Studying at Oaklands is about finding out what you enjoy learning, with a huge range of courses including A Levels, BTECs and Apprenticeships our students are given a the opportunity to make their own academic choices, and thrive in a subject they enjoy.