NQ Business and Management

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Studying business and management offers a range of advantages and opportunities and provides a versatile foundation to various industries and career paths.  The course equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the knowledge and skills to start and manage a business successfully, with a focus on leadership, decision-making and problem solving skills.  In addition the course offers both written and oral communication skills and an understanding of financial management, budgeting and accounting principles, which are fundamental for business success.

Business and management opens doors to a wide range of career options, from marketing and finance to human resources and operations management.




At least 2 relevant qualifications at SCQF level 5 (e.g. National 5, Intermediate 2) or a group of relevant units at SCQF level 4/5 (intermediate 1/2).

Applicants should have English/Communication at SCQF level 5.



Core units include:

  • Business fundamentals
  • Business Skills and Behaviours
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Management & Financial Accounting
  • Leadership skills
  • Information Technology