If you're looking to gain skills to work in areas as varied as retail, human resources, marketing, law and finance, or even run your own business, our wide range of business courses can give you the skills you need for your future. Our courses are developed with employers, giving you a wide range of work experience opportunities.

Whether you’re interested in running a small or medium size business or are passionate about working in this sector, our courses cover important areas such as digital marketing, financial planning, management and research.

We provide a range of opportunities to work with both local and national businesses, developing your business and enterprise skills. You will also develop valuable employability and interpersonal skills, including communication, leadership, and strategic thinking, enabling you to progress to either university or work. Our students have visited businesses and taken part in workshops and events hosted by world-renowned employers such as KPMG, Coca-Cola, MSC Cruises, Tottenham Hotspur, Kaplan and Siemens.

Taking this route will open many doors for you in a variety of sectors including accounting, retail, human resources, marketing, law, finance and enterprise.

Our Business Management Academy offers a fast-track route into these professions if you are aged 16 to 18, including summer internships, coaching and mentoring and the opportunity to network with industry professionals.

Career options at a glance include:

  • Marketing Executive
  • Business Development Manager
  • Departmental Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Public Relations
  • Sales Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Customer Service Assistant

We also run a range of free short courses to help you gain new skills and decide if studying in this area is for you.

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    This role could be called an HR Consultant or an HR Business Partner in different organisations. Individuals in this role will use their HR expertise to provide and lead the delivery of HR solutions to business challenges, together with tailored advice to the business in a number of HR areas, typically to mid-level and senior managers.

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    HR Professionals in this role are typically either working in a medium to large organisation as part of the HR function delivering front line support to managers and employees, or are a HR Manager in a small organisation.


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