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Course Details

This nationally recognised qualification, franchised by the Uni of Portsmouth, offers a broad-based education in business. A foundation degree is the equivalent of two thirds of an honours degree. Offered on a part time basis (3 hours per week, 3 years), this qualification causes you little disruption to your employment or other commitments. After you apply, you will also need to register with the Uni or Portsmouth:

Entry Requirements

Students are expected to be in part or full time, paid or voluntary employment to allow access to appropriate work-based learning activities. We welcome applicants whose work experience & current employment prepares them to succeed in this degree.

Career options

The next step is to progress to the BA (Hon's) in Leadership, Business & Management at University of Portsmouth. Many of our students have accepted promotion or transfers to a more specialist area of business.

Business & Management Foundation Degree (University of Portsmouth)

Five highlights

  • 1 Ofsted Outstanding College - March 2014
  • 2 Develop the leadership competences needed in business
  • 3 Our teaching staff are experienced managers & qualified teachers.
  • 4 Classroom & work-based learning supporting your professional development
  • 5 Diversity of students on course bring a wealth of knowledge & experience

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 07.09.2020
  • Foundation Degree in Business & Management


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Course code Location Course length Start date
BUS180CD1A Chichester Campus 3 Years 07.09.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

Covering 12 units, this higher education qualification offers a broad-based education in business allowing you to progress onto a BA Honours Degree in Business and Management or a professional qualification in a specialised business area. The course offers benefits to you and your employer, as you apply your learning to your workplace through work-based learning & assignments. Overall, it will help you to make a more effective contribution to your organisation and improve your career prospects.

How will I be taught?

Active lessons and collaborative working are the cornerstones of the teaching style at Chichester College. You will be encouraged to maximise self-study opportunities and will benefit from sessions in academic & study skills at the early stages of the course. Attendance is a regular three-hour session one evening per week, with some additional tutorials & an annual business conference. Develop the competences needed in business, including the ability to diagnose problems & implement & evaluate.

How will I be assessed?

A variety of assessment is included in this course including reports, assignments, in-class assessments, exams & academic posters. Our integrated approach of classroom & work-based learning will support your development & progression both personally & professionally.

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