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Business Studies


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Our Business Studies short course introduces you to the study and practice of business from a variety of perspectives, including those of the customer, manager, owner/shareholder, employee and wider community. You will be encouraged to develop a critical understanding of business organisations and to consider some of the economic, environmental, ethical and social issues associated with business activity. You will also develop skills that will be of value for further study and practice in the fields of business and management.

Assessment: a 2000-word business plan, 1500-word essay and in-class timed assessment.

If you are interested in taking this short course as part of the full CertHE Higher Education Introductory Studies, please contact us for more information before you enrol.

This can be taken as a standalone short course or as a part of:

30 credits at level 4

  • Entry requirements

    Entry requirements

    Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students.

    This short course has no prerequisites.

    As part of the enrolment process, you may be required to submit a copy of a suitable form of ID.

    International students who wish to come to the UK to study a short course can apply for a Visitor visa. Please note that it is not possible to obtain a Student visa to study a short course.

  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You register directly onto the classes you would like to take. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis - so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then register onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.