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Business and Financial Management (Taught at Salford City College)


School - Salford Business School

Subject area - International Finance, Accounting and Economics

UCAS Code: B247

Start Date(s): September


Two years full-time

In Brief:

  • Taught at Salford City College - Study at a brand new HE centre in MediaCityUK that offers small class sizes, excellent teaching and competitive tuition fees.
  • Develop your CV by engaging in a work based placement as part of your programme.
  • Choose between further BSc Hons study or progressing directly into the work after two years of study.

Course Summary

This course is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of core business practices central to the operation of all businesses as well as specialist knowledge of Financial Management. It is aimed at those seeking entry into or career progression into financial management positions.

On successful completion of the foundation degree, you can apply to join level 6 of related programmes delivered at the University of Salford's main campus:

BSc (Hons) Business and Financial Management

BSc (Hons) Business and Management


Full-time tuition fee for entry in September 2019: £7,500

To find out more about this course, please visit the Salford City College website.

Salford City College are named College of the Year 2017

Entry Requirements

Qualification Entry requirements
You must fulfil our GCSE entry requirements as well as one of the requirements listed below.
Grade C/4 or above at GCSE (or level 2 equivalent) in both Mathematics and English are required.
UCAS tariff points 64

Salford Alternative Entry Scheme (SAES)

We welcome applications from students who may not meet the stated entry criteria but who can demonstrate their ability to pursue the course successfully. Once we have received your application we will assess it and recommend it for SAES if you are an eligible candidate.

There are two different routes through the Salford Alternative Entry Scheme and applicants will be directed to the one appropriate for their course. Assessment will either be through a review of prior learning or through a formal test.

English Language Requirements

Applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Applicant profile

This course is aimed at those seeking entry into or career progression into financial management positions.  The course aims to build awareness of business practices linked to Financial Management.  You will study core aspects of business related to your chosen pathway as well as distinct Financial Management modules.

You will apply your knowledge and understanding to practical projects and the work environment as part of the work based placement module. The programme is a level 5 qualification awarded in partnership with the University of Salford.

Equivalent professional or academic qualifications (such as NVQ 3) will also be considered please contact admissions for further information. Applications from those holding non-tariff point qualifications in relevant subject areas (such as work based NVQ3s) are welcome.

Grade C/4 or above at GCSE (or level 2 equivalent) in both Mathematics and English are required.  If English is not your first language you should have IELTS Band 6 or equivalent with no element below 5.5. Other Secure English Languages Tests (SELT) equivalencies are welcome.

Unfortunately, we are not able to accept international applications for this programme.

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