A Level Professional Honours Programme - Business & Marketing

23463L1/P | Leigh College
Start Date | 02/09/2019
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

Marketing is a diverse business function that requires systematic planning of many elements including: market research, product or service development, distribution and communication through advertising and public relations. We have combined traditional academic A Level subjects with essential professional related experiences to offer you a comprehensive programme of study.

What will I study?

A suite of A Levels including; Business, English, Psychology or Sociology or History, plus a further AS Level in Year 1. You will also benefit from the Professional Development Day which includes: Extended Project Qualification in year 2, 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?

You may progress to university study at a Russell Group University to take up a degree in business and/or marketing. There are many career prospects and Senior Marketing Managers can expect to earn over £50k a year. Other careers include Social Media Manager,Market Research Analyst, Brand Manager, Head of Marketing, Digital and Communications Manager and Advertising Account Manager.

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. 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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