What's it all about?

If you are business savvy you can progress very quickly to a higher ranking role with a higher salary. You could work in areas such as finance, IT, healthcare, hospitality, marketing and retail.

Who is it for?

To work in this sector you will need excellent organisational and communication skills, be able to solve problems and make informed decisions under pressure, think on your feet, be commercially aware, have a good understanding of the market, work well in a team and be able to lead and motivate others.

Who we work with

We work with the following employers to help you gain real work skills:Unipres (UK), Saggezza, Sky, Leighton Group.


of our business students progressed to employment or further study.*

*Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (FT FE 16-18 students)


Last year 87.2% of our students secured a place at university.*

*2018 SC destination data

Have you seen our excellent facilities?

We have some of the best facilities for business students including:

  • Specialist classrooms and access to industry-standard Sage Software.

Expert & friendly support

Study Business as an Apprenticeship


What are the career prospects like? There will be 52,248 business jobs in 2024 (NE).

Careers could include: Business Adviser, Economist, Financial Manager, IT Consultant, Product Manager, Retail Manager or Officer Manager.

There are currently 3,217 Management Consultant and Business Analytics employed in our local region and they earn £34,008 a year.

Business sales executives

Business sales executives provide advice to existing and potential customers, and receive orders for specialist machinery, equipment, materials and other products or services that require technical knowledge.

Medium Salary

£ 25521

5247 people employed as Business sales executives in the current year.

Sales accounts and business development managers

Sales accounts and business development managers plan, organise and undertake market research to meet the requirements of an organisation’s marketing and sales policies.

Medium Salary

£ 45219

12860 people employed as Sales accounts and business development managers in the current year.

Business and related associate professionals n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group advise on the effectiveness of an organisation’s procedures, systems and methods and perform other business and related functions not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 353: Business, Finance and Related Associate Professionals.

Medium Salary

£ 25812

4081 people employed as Business and related associate professionals n.e.c. in the current year.