Duration: Two years
This course is designed to give students a broad range of knowledge and experience in the business and financial sectors. While there is an emphasis on finance areas, it is a wide ranging programme suitable for students who wish to develop the full range of business skills.
Updated October 2021
A typical offer is:
A Level = DD
BTEC L3 Extended Diploma = PPP
BTEC L3 Diploma = MP
Access = Pass
AAT3 = Pass.
Relevant work experience will be considered.
Proposed modules include:
Year 1 (Level 4)
- The Management of Financial Information
- Becoming a Professional; Critical Enquiry
- Entrepreneurship and Business Start-up
- Economics, Law and Business Environment
- People, Work and Society
- Marketing and Consumer Behavior
Year 2 (Level 5)
- Manageing People in a Global Workplace
- Creative Marketing Communications
- Accounting for Managers
- Strategic Business Analysis
- Live Research Project
- Managing an Enterprise
As part of this course there is an option to become a fully qualified accounts technician through the AAT.
There would be no additional tuition fees to study the AAT Level 2/3 Diploma alongside your HND in year one and the Level 3/4 AAT Diploma in year two, depending on prior qualifications and experience.
The course is delivered over three days. Students taking the AAT option will need to attend for a fourth day. A part time option is also available.
On completion, students can progress onto the final year of BA (Hons) Business Management at Gower College Swansea or alternatively progress onto BA (Hons) courses at University of South Wales.
Accreditation of Prior Learning
Student may be able to gain recognition for previous learning. Please contact for advice if you feel this may be relevant, further information is available at: https://celt.southwales.ac.uk/recognition-prior-learning/
UCAS code: NN41
Tuition fees are £7,500 per year. For academic year 2022/23, students will need to get a tuition fee loan for the full amount. The College is offering a £1,000 bursary per year towards full time HE courses starting in September 2022 (this is dependant on satisfactory course progression). For information on financial support - including tuition fee loans - please visit www.studentfinancewales.co.uk