Business Studies

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The study of key business skills lies at the heart of these stimulating and highly practical courses.

Level 2 and 3 – This is your opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of business in a lively, realistic and practical way. Covering a wide range of business topics, you will carry out research into business practices and complete exercises and projects. Experienced business people will give talks and you will go on study visits to see how different businesses operate. Work placements are an important element and for successful students can often lead to full-time employment.

Key elements:

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Operations
  • Professional Skills
  • Maths & English
  • Work experience
  • Information Technology

  1. Expert and experienced staff.
  2. Opportunity for work experience.
  3. Nationally recognised industry qualifications.
  4. Real life projects.
  5. Progression routes to higher education.

Accountant, Marketer, Retail Manager, Insurance Broker, Travel Agent, Customer Services, Administrator, Human Resources, Sales, Business Operative, Operations, Manager, General Manager

What can I go on to do?

  • Enter employment
  • An apprenticeship
  • Progress to a degree programme or other higher education programme

If you are aged 16-19 and have not achieved GCSE grade A*-C in English and maths, any programme you choose will require you to continue studying English and maths.

95% of students that applied to university from East Coast College gained a place

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Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Business Management

  • 2 years
  • 3
  • Full time

This is your opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and an understanding of business in a lively, realistic and practical way. ...

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business Management

  • 2 years
  • 3
  • Full time

The New Extended Diploma in Business has been devised with the help of higher education institutions, professional bodies (such as ...

CIPD Level 3 Diploma in Human Resource Practice

  • 32 weeks
  • 3
  • Part time

This course will provide you with the business understanding and practical skills required for working in HR in a support ...

FdA Business Management

  • 2 years full-time/3 years part-time
  • 5
  • Full time / Part time

This course will prepare you for a career in the business sector or support your development if you already work ...

ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management

  • 6 weeks, 16.15 - 19.00
  • 3

The Award in Leadership and Management is a short and concise qualification, ideal for those taking their first steps into ...

ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership & Management

  • 12 weeks, 16.00 - 19.00
  • 3

The Certificate in Leadership and Management provides a broad base of knowledge and is ideal for those who have management ...

ILM Level 3 Coaching

  • Can be achieved within 6 months
  • 3
  • Full time

The award in Coaching is designed for people in their first management position employed in a role that has coaching ...

ILM Level 3 Diploma in Leadership & Management

  • 18 weeks, 16.15 - 19.00
  • 3

The Diploma in Leadership and Management is a comprehensive qualification with an extensive programme of learning. Ideal for those who ...

Leadership and Management for HSC Level 5

  • 5
  • Part time

This course is desgined for people working in the Health and Social Care sector who want a management role and ...

Diploma in Business and Administration Level 4

  • 1 year
  • 2
  • Part time

This is your opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of business in a lively, realistic and practical way whilst ...

Lean Sigma

  • 09.00 - 17.00
  • Part time

This one-day course is designed for leaders and managers that are looking for practical tools to help reduce costs while ...

Leadership and Management L2/3/4/5

  • 2,3,4,5
  • Part time

The Award in Leadership and Management is ideal for those who have management responsibilities but no formal training, and are ...