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  • Foundation Diploma in Business

Foundation Diploma in Business

 

Overview

This one-year Foundation in Business is a BTEC Level 3 diploma created for students who are strongly motivated to pursue a career in the field of business or progression to higher level courses at Prague College.

The diploma provides a programme of study manageable in a year so that learners can create and then build on their achievement.  It encourages progression for those learners who wish to undertake a one-year course of study because of individual circumstances or having missed out previous high school studies. 
 
 
Why take this diploma?

Develop and enhance your business skills through practical, hands-on projects. A focus on employability and soft skills also gives you a distinct advantage in the workplace, as well as preparation for higher education if you decide to study further.

The programme is open to anyone who lacks the standard entry requirements to university, or those who would like to improve their skills and qualifications for either work or future studies.

Students who successfully complete the Foundation Diploma programme may progress to the first year of the Bachelor's degree programmes in either International Management or International Finance and Business Accounting, both available at Prague College.  

Practical Preparation

  • Classes to help you succeed in work and study; a high level of professional business teaching.
  • Strong focus on employability and work; practical projects help you gain real experience while studying.
  • Programme encompasses an internationally recognized British qualification by Pearson and a diploma awarded by Prague College.

 

What you study

You will work in teams, giving presentations, undertaking research, and preparing to enter the university-level programmes at Prague College.

In addition to acquiring professional work skills that help throughout your life, you will study introductory marketing, economics, business and IT skills. This programme is excellent preparation for a job in any area of business, or for further academic study.

FALL SEMESTER

  • The Business Environment
  • Business Communications
  • Understanding Business Ethics
  • Business Resources
  • Aspects of Contract and Business Law
  • Professional and Academic Writing

SPRING SEMESTER

  • Internet Marketing in Business
  • Business Project Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • International Business
  • Management Accounting
  • Professional and Academic Writing

 

Entry requirements

1. Evidence of completed level of education

2. Confirmation of English level upon entry, which could be one of the following:

  • IELTS score of at least 5.0
  • TOEFL iBT score of at least 45
  • Versant language exam - score equivalent to 6.0 IELTS
  • Cambridge First Certificate of English (FCE) (A or B)
  • Other equivalent English assessment, subject to Prague College approval

3. Letter of motivation

The letter of motivation should identify why the student has chosen this particular programme, what are the student’s
goals in life and studies in general, and why the student chose Prague College.

4. Final interview

A formal discussion with the applicant and final confirmation of the application process.

 


Teaching Faculty

  • Bruce Gahir

    Bruce Gahir

    Associate Head of School of Business / Programme Leader

  • Thomas Draper

    Thomas Draper

    Associate Lecturer

  • Tamara Ayrepetova

    Tamara Ayrepetova

    Associate Lecturer

  • Anna Boguszakova

    Anna Boguszakova

    Associate Lecturer

  • Dominik Teiml

    Dominik Teiml

    Associate Lecturer

  • Lucie Evjakova

    Lucie Evjakova

    Associate Lecturer