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 September 2020
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.
Record of prior learning and transfers
For students wishing to be considered for entry, the University of South Wales Group or partner college is able, in many instances and taking into consideration the requirements of relevant professional bodies, to accredit prior learning in accordance with its published regulations.
Proposed modules include:
Year 1 (Level 4)
- Foundations of Marketing
- Academic and Professional Development
- Entrepreneurship and Business Start-Up
- Management of Financial Information
- Economics, Law and Regulation
- Work and Organisational Behaviour
Year 2 (Level 5)
- The Wider Role of the Accountant
- Business and Financial Analysis
- 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) courses at University of South Wales including business studies, international business, business and finance, and business and accounting.
UCAS code: NN41
Tuition fees are £7,500 per year. For academic year 2020/21, 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 2020 (this is dependant on satisfactory course progression). For information on financial support - including tuition fee loans - please visit www.studentfinancewales.co.uk