International Foundation in Business
Progression to the 1st year at De Montfort University
In-depth knowledge and key understandings
This course offers a foundation in the study skills and the pre-requisite knowledge in Business required to excel on a university degree course. You will learn to write business assignments, understand a range of workplace documents, develop skills and strategies for reading complex texts on business as well as improving your communication skills for discussions in different business conctexts.
What is special about this course?
The course is designed to provide you with variety progression routes to the first year of an undergradute degree at De Montfort University.
Studying at BSMI, you will also benefit from:
- Direct entry into the first year at De Montfort University.
- 3 academic intakes per year, which are January/February – May/June – September/October.
- Individualized personal and academic care.
- Frequent tutorials.
- Guaranteed entry into De Montfort University upon successful completion of your course at BSMI.
- Daily 3 hours of Academic English tuition is included.
Students must have completed a Level 2 Diploma or British GCSE equivalents in a related discipline. This course is suitable for grade 11 graduates. An English language level equivalent to IELTS 4.5 or above with a minimum of 4.5 in each component. Please note students requiring a visa who provide IELTS for admission must ensure that they provide the IELTS for UKVI test. The non-UKVI IELTS Academic is not acceptable. Students must be a minimum of 16 years old for this programme.
This qualification provides students with an understanding of the essential skills required in a business environment. The course covers the skills required in a business environment. It gives students an understanding of business culture and responsibilities, as well as the ability to successfully communicate and work with others. Students will be required to complete the following units to acquire a diploma in Level 3 in Business Skills.
- Business culture and responsibilities
- Delivering customer service in a business
- Solve problems in a business environment
- Communicate in a business environment
- Contribute to running a project
- Innovation in a business environment
- Manage and improve own performance in a business environment
Assessment will be provided at the end of each module and may take slightly different forms depending on the content of each individual module. The course also includes 3 hours of mandatory academic language tuition, weekly assessments, testing of course content, regular tutorials to assess your progress and opportunities to discuss students’ progression.
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business
Successful completion of programme with a minimum grade of 50%.
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What Our Students Are Saying
I really enjoyed my time at BSMI. It was a new experience for me in a really friendly environment and staff. Regard my course, I gained Business and Marketing knowledge in addition to how to apply on the workplace. The support I got from my tutor and teacher Mr Paul really benefited me, helping to progress with my course. Overall I recommend BSMI.Sayed Ali Pathway programme in Business
I'm been so happy studying at BSMI for this whole year. First of all, I had a WONDERFUL teacher Paul. I made a lot of good friends, they came from different part of the world, but we had the chance to meet at BSMI. Regard my course, it has been hard but helpful at the same time, and I'm excited to start my final year at the Uni.Zongsheng Jiang International Year 2 in Leadership and Management
I’ve been at this school for 6 months and enjoyed every day that I spent here. I would like to thank my teacher and a good friend Paul, the best selling manager Annabel and the funniest IT guy Jose. It’s been one of the most important periods of my life and I’ve gained an incredible experience here. Also thanks to all the students that I met here, especially Italians.Borys NVQ Level 3 & General English