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Business NQ

(SCQF level 5)

Business & Procurement, Education and Humanities

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

This course is an excellent starting point for your career in the modern business world, with excellent progression routes and career opportunities (please see further information in the 'after the course' section below).

This learner focused programme will be delivered to you by our highly professional teaching staff with significant industry experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 5. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Three National 4 qualifications and one National 5 qualification at Grade C or above in relevant* subjects; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience

* relevant subjects include English, Administration, Business Management, Economics, Geography, History, Mathematics, Modern Studies or a Science subject.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.

What you study

  • Spreadsheets and Databases.
  • Word Processing and Presenting Information.
  • Communication.
  • Enterprise Activity.
  • Marketing.
  • Skills for Customer Care.
  • Market Operations and the Scottish Economy.

After the course

Careers

This course prepares you for a career in a range of sectors including:

  • Call Centres.
  • Financial Services.
  • Sales and Marketing.
  • Personnel.
  • Retailing.
  • Administration.

Continuing Study

If you complete the NC and pass all units on the course at level 5 then you can apply for the Business Administration Award Level 6.

Teaching

How the course is taught

A mixture of class lecturers, group tasks and presentations.

Assessment methods

All but one of the units that you study are assessed on a continuous basis throughout the year. 

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus