Foundation in Business Studies

The objective of the foundation in Business Studies qualification is to provide learners with an in depth understanding of the operations and structure of businesses. Successful completion of this qualification will equip learners with some of the underpinning knowledge and skills required to succeed in employment or further studies.

The Foundation in Business Studies qualification consists of 2 mandatory units plus 1 optional unit:

Introduction to Research and Academic Skills (Mandatory)
Introduction to the Business Environment (Mandatory)
Introduction to Customer Service (Optional)
Using IT for Business (Optional)
Introduction to Marketing (Optional)

Successful completion of the Foundation in Business Studies qualification enables learners’ direct entry into Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree or pursue Level 4 Diplomas.
Course Delivery
The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures and tutorials.
Entry Requirements
  • English Language proficiency. A minimum of CEFR level B1 is required demonstrated by IELTS or other relevant examination.
  • 12 years of schooling or equivalent qualifications.
  • Initial assessment.
  • Age 17 and above