Business, Finance & Management

Our programme area can help if you have aspirations to run your own business, succeed as a future business leader or progress to a career.  We run a variety of full and part-time further and higher education and professional business courses from levels 1 to 7 designed to develop the skills needed for being an entrepreneur or a career such as accountancy, marketing, HR (human resources) or events management.

You will enjoy sessions with professionally qualified staff who have relevant industrial and commercial experience, and will support you in developing the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfil your potential and achieve career success.  We have a wide network of links to local industry providing work based learning and employment opportunities.

Recent successes include winning the Institute of Chartered Accountancy regional competition and a Gold Centre Award for our IAB Bookkeeping programmes.

 

 

Available courses

Full Time

  • A Level Business
    ENTRY: interview
    DURATION: 2 years
    VENUE: UCM
  • Masters in Business Administration
    ENTRY: 2:1 degree
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: The Nunnery
  • L2 BTEC Diploma in Business
    ENTRY: interview
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • L3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Business
    ENTRY: interview
    DURATION: 2 years
    VENUE: UCM

Part Time

  • IAB Level 1 Award in Manual Book-Keeping
    ENTRY: Open access
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • IAB Level 2 Award in Manual Book-Keeping
    ENTRY: IAB Level 1 / Experience
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • IAB Level 3 Certificate in Manual Book-keeping
    ENTRY: IAB Level 2
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Masters in Business Administration
    ENTRY: 2:1 degree
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: The Nunnery
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Human Resources Practice
    ENTRY: HR Experience
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management
    ENTRY: Level 3 / HR Manager
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • BA/BSc (Hons) Professional Work Based Degrees
    ENTRY: interview
    DURATION: part time

Full time or part time

  • BSc Accounting and Finance - Year 1, Part 1
    ENTRY: 96 UCAS pts
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: The Nunnery
  • IGCSE Enterprise
    ENTRY: Interview
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • BA Events Management & Marketing - Year 1, Part 1
    ENTRY: 96 UCAS pts
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: The Nunnery
  • BA (Hons) Business Management
    ENTRY: interview

Leisure & Recreation

  • An Introduction to Excel for Small Businesses
    DURATION: 4 weeks
    VENUE: RGS
  • An Introduction to Excel for Small to Medium Businesses
    DURATION: 4 weeks
    VENUE: RGS
  • Cost Effective Marketing for Small Businesses & Individuals Wanting to Sell and Create an Audience Online
    DURATION: 12 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Helpful Tips to Stay Safe From Fraud
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • How to use Facebook
    DURATION: 3 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • How to use LinkedIn
    DURATION: 3 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • How to use Twitter
    DURATION: 3 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Learn to Learn for Exams and Work
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • Microsoft Excel for Beginners
    DURATION: 5 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Microsoft Excel Intermediate
    DURATION: 9 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
    DURATION: 2 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Microsoft Word Advanced
    DURATION: 5 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Microsoft Word Intermediate
    DURATION: 5 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Microsoft Word for Beginners
    DURATION: 5 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Microsoft Word: Introduction to Mailmerge
    DURATION: 2 weeks
    VENUE: UCM