Forth Valley College


Stirling Campus, Falkirk Campus


This course provides both the practical skills and theoretical knowledge that employers require students to have in order to carry out a wide range of business related jobs. The objective of the course is to provide a broad understanding of business and the business environment.

In addition, it develops entrepreneurial, organizational and inter-personal skills including leadership, motivation and team working.

Subjects studied provide a global understanding of business, marketing and consumer issues, whilst looking at core business issues.

Please note, year one is available at our Stirling campus, however, year two is Falkirk campus only.

Year 1:
Business Accounting; Marketing; Managing People and Organisations; Information Technology; Economics; Business Communication; Management: Leadership at Work; Customer Care; Human Resource Management; Graded Unit 1.

Year 2:
Information and Communication Technology; Business Contractual Relationships; Statistics; Business Culture and Strategy; Behavioural Skills for Business; Economics; Preparing Financial Forecasts; Business Law; Research Skills; Presentation Skills; Work Placement; Graded Unit 2.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers, or Foundation Apprenticeship Accountancy or Business Skills, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Relevant experience or other qualifications will be considered. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level