5) Ability to obtain and process information
Our Study Skills module will develop your ability to use sources of information effectively and evaluate and apply this information to a particular task. These skills are put into practice in the depth modules helping students to apply different theories in practical situations.
6) Ability to analyse quantitative data
Our Statistics for Business and Quantitative Research Methods modules introduce a range of techniques for understanding and analysing data. There is a strong emphasis on how these techniques can be used and applied to different contexts.
7) Technical knowledge related to the job
The practical nature of our courses help you to not only develop specialist knowledge but to apply it to the practical world of work.
8) Proficiency with computer software programs
Whatever career path you choose, mastery of a range of software programmes will be essential. Our modules help you to develop skills with spreadsheets, creating documents in different formats and presentational software.
9) Ability to create and/or edit written reports
Skills in writing effective reports are covered both in our Communication Skills and Business English modules.
10) Ability to sell and influence others
It’s not just salespeople who need to sell and influence others. Whether in a job interview, business meetings, group projects or pitching for research funding, we all need to be able persuade and influence convincingly. These skills are not only developed in the marketing section of our Business Studies module but are a recurring theme in different parts of our courses.