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Enterprise and Commerce

Business and Marketing Level 5/6

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills across a range of disciplines to provide a sound basis for success in a business.

You will be encouraged to foster innovation and creativity, developing marketing and social media skills to adapt to changes in the business environment  You will develop the knowledge, skills and creative thinking required to start and promote a business.

With introductory marketing subjects such as Advertising and Branding, plus business subjects including Developing a Business Idea and Finance and e-Business, this course offers a wide knowledge of the marketing industry and the wider business landscape.

What you will learn

  • Business Introduction
  • Marketing
  • Behavioural Skills
  • Law
  • Finance

Meta Skills Developed:

  • Integrity
  • Adapting
  • Initiative
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Curiosity
  • Critical thinking

Placement information

  • No placement required

How the course is assessed

Each subject will have different evidence requirements and approaches to assessment.

Some examples are provided below on the methods of assessments

  • Open Book
  • Exam – Closed book controlled
  • Project-based assessments

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of three relevant National 4s (must include English and Maths/Numeracy) OR;
  • Any relevant National Qualifications Group Award at SCQF level 4 or 5 (including Comms/Numeracy)

Relevant subjects could include - English, Business, Economics, Marketing, Modern Studies, Science subjects

Candidates will be considered on an individual basis

English Proficiency Requirements

Minimum IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • HNC Business
  • HNC Marketing

Career options

  • Start up own business

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Full time 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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