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Business (Jan) NQ

(SCQF level 4)

Business & Procurement, Faculty of Business

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

8th Jan 2018, 1 year

8th Jan 2018, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

The National Qualification in Business (NQ) will develop a foundation for progression to further study and for those who wish to enter employment in business by providing appropriate skills and knowledge.  The NQ will develop your problem solving and information technology skills and enable you to be more confident in the use of software application packages for administrative and business purposes.  It will also develop an awareness of issues facing organisations today.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 4. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.  

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Two or more National 4 qualifications in a relevant* subject (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Relevant work experience will be considered
* relevant academic subjects include English, Administration, Business Management, Economics, Geography, History, Mathematics, Modern Studies or a Science subject.

 

You will be invited to attend a group presentation and interview session.  The presentation will give you all of the information you need about the course, this will be followed on the same day by an individual interview where you can tell us why you are interested in this course and ask any specific questions related to your own application.

What you study

You will study the following subjects (and a few others):
  • Financial and Cost Accounting: An Introduction.
  • Marketing: An Introduction.
  • Economics: Basic Principles.
  • Skills for Customer Care.
  • Numeracy.
  • Literacy.
  • PC Passport.

After the course

Careers

Employment opportunities exist in the business, administration and IT sectors.

Continuing study

Successful students can progress on to:

If you complete the NQ and pass all units on the course then you could apply for an NC level 5 in Business or Administration.

Teaching

How the course is taught

A mixture of class lecturers, group tasks and presentations.

Additional Information

Materials

All course materials will be provided.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    8th Jan 2018
    End Date:
    22nd Jun 2018
  • Location:
    City Campus