This two-year course is ideal if you have an interest in business, financial services, accounting, marketing, business communications, business management or setting up your own business.
It offers students the opportunity to study a number of business functions including marketing, HR and management with an emphasis on finance (exams are included for some units.)
Areas of study include:
- Exploring business
- Managing an event
- Intrernational business
- Digital marketing
- Recruitment and selection
- Developing a marketing campaign
- Personal and business finance
- Principles of management
This course includes the professional qualification of the London Institute of Banking and Finance (LIBF) which gives an excellent introduction to the area of financial services and advice, and the Welsh Baccalaureate.
Updated October 2021
Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including maths and English, or the Level 2 Certificate at Merit profile.
The course is assessed by vocationally relevant continuous assessment, written assignment, individual investigation, on-line examination and written examinations.
* LIBF qualifications are exam based and will require a pass at Certificate level in order to progress to Diploma level.
Classroom hours are 20 per week. All Level 3 courses will require considerable extra work outside of classroom time.
Elements of this course can be delivered through the medium of Welsh
Progression to university and opportunities up to and including trainee management programmes in the banking, retail and insurance industries. This course also develops skills for starting up a small business.
Year 2 students all participate in a UK/International visit which is funded by the student.