We know that a business qualification alone is no longer enough. Businesses are demanding more from their recruits. That’s why all our business courses come with work experience, business mentoring and opportunities to work on live projects as standard.

  • Develop your knowledge and skills in key aspects of business including marketing, software & IT skills, finance event management, enterprise and human resources.
  • Get the real world skills employers are demanding through work experience with our industry partners.

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  • Take part in events that will hone your business skills further, including a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style event.
  • Got a business idea? We can help you get your business off the ground through our enterprise programme – Generator.
  • Want to know what it takes to set up a business? Join our Northern Stars enterprise society and network with successful entrepreneurs and attend business seminars and talks.
  • Get all the careers advice and support you need throughout your course to ensure you’re heading for success when you leave us.
  • Get transferable skills you’ll need for employment in any industry including communication, problem solving and planning. 

My course gave me the skills I needed to start my own film production and video making business.

Alex Henderson - Managing Director at Newgen Creative


Once you’ve completed a Level 3 in Business, you'll be qualified to study a degree or complete a work-based higher level apprenticeship (equivalent to a degree).

You may also choose to step straight into the workplace.