T Level - Finance - Industry Excellence Academy

T Level Business and Professional

Course Details

T Level
Subject Area
Business and Professional
Age Group
16 - 18

Shena Simon Campus
(Full Time - 2 years)

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This course is for people interested in a career in Finance. In your first year you will develop the skills needed for a wide number of financial roles and there are a range of possible occupational specialisms. The key areas of study will consist of, the business environment, careers within the finance and accounting professions, security and risk, data driven innovation/analytics and design thinking.

On this course, you will develop research skills, project management, professionalism, and ethics within Finance. Activities and topics of study include:
• Studying the financial industry in-depth
• Research and analysis skills
• Work with finance industry professionals
• Collaborative learning, based on real industry scenarios.

You will be using dedicated T-Level rooms, state-of -the-art facilities on our campus and will have access to the latest financial software.

By studying a T Level course, you'll be eligible for the ‘T Award', a package of benefits that includes:
• £300 per year bursary*
• Curriculum based incentives
• Opportunity to take part in exciting college-wide competitions
• Access to industry standard laptop* (as appropriate)
• Guaranteed progression to a Higher Education course at UCEN Manchester
• Bursary incentive if progressing to UCEN Manchester
• Minimum 45 day industry placement
• And much more.
*Subject to requirements including 95% attendance, positive attitude and grade profile

Min 5 GCSEs grade 4 or above including maths and English. Preferable grade 5 in maths and 5 English

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

You'll complete a set of written exams and an employer set project. You'll also have to complete an externally set assignment that covers the specialist area of Business Support. In addition, you'll take part in live briefs set by a range of employers in Greater Manchester throughout your studies.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will... progress onto a Foundation Degree in Business Management with our higher education partner UCEN Manchester and follow this up with an optional top-up year to earn a BA (Hons) degree.

You could also progress on to another degree level university course in business or Finance.

Alternatively you could begin your career with an entry level job in a finance company where you can work towards a professional qualification such as ACCA or Cilex.

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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In our unique Industry Excellence Academy you’ll benefit from a programme of study that has been co-developed, and is co-delivered, with one of our industry partners.

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Business, Accountancy and Finance & Insurance are the three highest growing industries in Manchester.

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