Organisational Behaviour and Change (STRO1031)
The module introduces and defines the concept of organisational behaviour, reflecting upon its origins, developments and applications in contemporary business and enterprise. Within an interconnected world, understanding the fundamentals of organisational behaviour is key to embedding good practice within the workplace, influencing motivation, behaviour and performance.
Contemporary Business Environment (STRO1032)
Students study the diverse contexts of contemporary business, embracing local, national and global case studies. Theoretical models, techniques and perspectives are explored promoting understanding and analysis of organisations and environments. Students examine the influence of micro and macro factors: global events, societal change, ethical, legislative and legal frameworks and technological impacts.
Marketing Principles and Practice (STRO1033)
This module introduces the concepts that underpin marketing as both a business philosophy and a functional activity. It considers how these concepts are applied in contemporary business and social enterprise, considering traditional and digital approaches adopted by local, national and global business. Students will evaluate the effectiveness of established campaigns and make professional recommendations for improvement.
Financial Interpretation for Business (STRO1034)
This module develops an understanding of the main sources of finance available to organisation and the importance of financial planning and budgeting including an understanding of financial indicators. It offers an introduction to the basic principles of economics and finance.
Introduction to Research Methods (STRO1035)
This module provides students with the knowledge and skills required to carry out an academic or applied research project within an area of individual interest. The module begins by establishing the value and importance of research within a business context, identifying how organisations may conduct or commission specific research to advance industry insight and support business sustainability.
Professional Business Practice (STRO1036)
This module is designed to enable students to demonstrate that they have all the qualities and transferrable skills necessary for relevant employment, requiring the exercise of responsibility and decision making, including the ability to relate their professional practice to underlying theories and principles.
Fees, costs and funding
How to apply
For further information and to apply for this course, please contact the college's admissions team directly using the contact details below.
Completing this course enables you to progress onto these related courses and programmes with the University of Plymouth at level 5 or level 6, as specifically defined by this programme’s progression agreement.
For further information, including the progression from foundation degree form, please visit https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/business-partners/partnerships/academic-partnerships/study-guide/progression-to-honours-degree
Our partnership with Strode College
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Partner college open days
This course is run at one of our partner colleges. Open days are held at the college and more details of these can be found on the college website. You'll find contact details below, on this page.
University of Plymouth open days
You are also very welcome to attend a University of Plymouth open day, to get a flavour of the courses you can progress to from a partner college. There will however be limited information on this specific course and college.
Studying with Strode College
Want to be part of a modern and thriving campus? Located in Street, central Somerset, we’ve specifically developed our foundation degree courses with support and advice from a wide range of local employers.