Foundation degrees (rok zerowy) łączy naukę opartą na pracy i praktyczne doświadczenie zawodowe z rozumieniem teorii na poziomie uniwersyteckim.
Na University of South Wales Foundation Degree na studiach biznesowych to kwalifikacje na poziomie wyższym, ściśle powiązane z wymaganiami pracodawców.
Studia są elastyczne i zrównoważone z wymaganiami pracodawców, a wiele zajęć opiera się na nauce w miejscu pracy.
This vocational Business Studies course integrates key aspects of business in the workplace. During the first year, you will study modules that provide a well-rounded knowledge base, giving you the confidence to work as a professional within any organisation. The range of subjects you will study include the business environment, accounting, human resource management, and marketing. In addition to this, you will take two modules that develop the skills, competencies and behaviour needed in the workplace.
Your second year will combine practical experience with business theory to develop an in-depth understanding of business operations, and learn how different areas of a business work together effectively.
You will undertake a work-based learning module where you will put the theory you have learned during your first year into practice. You have the chance to refine and develop your key skills in areas such as critical thinking, reflection and other management behaviours.
During the first year you will study key modules that will provide you with a well rounded knowledge base and give you the confidence to demonstrate proficiency within any organisation.
- The Management of Financial Information
- Foundations in Marketing
- Work and Organisational Behaviour
- Academic and Professional Development
- Economics, Law and Regulations
- Entrepreneurship and Business Start Up
During your second year, the work based learning module will allow you to put into practice the theory you have learned during your first year. Combining real-life practical experience with business theory will inevitably help you to develop an in-depth understanding of business operations and how different areas of a business work together effectively.
- Work-based learning
You will study the remaining credits from a range of options.
The majority of your learning will rely on interactive seminars, supported by online study materials and some traditional lectures. You will use the latest real-life data and case studies to help you learn, making your studies as relevant as possible to what you will experience in the workplace. Work-based learning modules enable you to demonstrate how your new skills and knowledge are relevant to your workplace.
You will usually have to complete coursework as you progress, and normally sit exams at the end of each academic year.