A Level Professional Honours Programme - Business & Finance

23461L1/P | Leigh College
Start Date | 02/09/2019
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

Business careers are among the fastest-growing and in-demand of all occupations because every industry needs business professionals. The Business & Finance A Level Professional Honours Programme will help you to understand the nature and scope of business and financial functions, and the economic environment in which they exist. The world of business and finance offers great career opportunities for those aspiring to work in a fast paced, high pressured environment.

What will I study?

You will study a suite of A Levels including; Business, Economics, Maths, plus a further AS Level in Year 1. You will also benefit from the Professional Development Day which includes: Extended Project Qualification, a work placement, professional qualifications, charity work, optional group sessions, including the Debating Society and the iDEA online programme to develop digital skills.

How long is the course?

Full time for two academic years

How will I be assessed?

You will undertake external examinations, produce coursework and practical assessments.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 8 GCSEs graded A*- C / 9 - 5 of which a minimum of 4 GCSEs graded B / 9 - 6 (including English, Maths and Science)

What can I progress onto?

Successful students may secure a place at a Russell Group University studying business and finance related degrees. There are many career prospects and trained accountants can expect to earn over £45k a year. Other careers include Accounting Technician, Human Resources Manager, Business Analyst, Investment Banker, Project Manager, Financial Analyst, Management Consultant, Credit Controller, Recruitment Consultant,Training Manager and Auditor.

Other Information

You will have the opportunity to apply for one of the £2000 scholarships available. We work with leading and local employers to offer you valuable work experience. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free-bus-pass. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free-bus-pass. There are also three College bus services available for 16-18 year olds travelling to Leigh College; Bolton, Farnworth and Westhoughton to Leigh College; Walkden to Leigh College and Warrington to Leigh College.

Course Fees

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on applications@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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