Prepare for Business
Business, Accounting, Finance and Administration courses at South Thames College take a practical approach, giving you the opportunity to put theory into practice.
Courses either specialise in certain areas or teach you general principles that will help you progress onto higher level study - including university level courses - or into employment.
The College is proud to be a UK Careers Academy, a national movement of employers, schools and colleges, working to raise the aspirations of 16-19 year olds and inform their career development. UKCAF is a fully accredited two year scheme equivalent to three A levels, and designed to give students that added extra to differentiate themselves from their peers. It includes a prestigious 6 week paid internship in the City.
The range of courses in Business, Accounting & Finance at South Thames includes Higher Education (HE) - university level studies including Higher National Diploma and Foundation Degree.
If you are not yet ready for Higher Education, we have qualifications at all levels from Entry to National Diploma (A level equivalent).
If you are a mature student and want to prepare for HE, you may be able to take a one year ACCESS to HE course.
If you are an international student, and need English as well as further qualifications, our University Foundation Programme includes a Business Studies or Law pathway.
Courses in these subject areas run at our sites in Merton, Tooting and Wandsworth - look for opportunities available at a convenient location for you.
Choose courses in this section for jobs or careers in:
- Business Administration
- Secretarial/Personal Assistant
- Customer Services
- Human Resources
- Or to progress to Higher Education e.g University
South Thames College joins UK Career Academy Foundation
From September 2007, South Thames College will be offering 16-18 year old students the opportunity to take part in an innovative new business training scheme with the UK Careers Academy Foundation (UKCAF), designed to raise aspirations and offer new and exciting opportunities for students interested in a career in the worlds of Business and Finance.
28 February 2011
Two students from South Thames College (Brendan Kiernan,18 and Charlie Girdler, 17) have been selected to play for the England Colleges squad through their involvement with AFC Wimbledon Football Club. The club is in the third year of running a Senior Academy at the College’s Merton campus. Its aim is to develop outstanding football players whilst giving them the opportunity to study for a BTEC qualification.
31 July 2009
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South Thames College and Merton College are pleased to announce that a merger between the two colleges has now been approved and will be effective from 1 August 2009.
August - September 2012
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Enrolment for all courses starting in September 2012 at South Thames College runs from 23rd August to 4th September.
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Kris Rosalem, Business
"The college staff were very helpful, friendly and welcoming. My course has provided me work placements each year. These have helped me build my working skills, confidence and interpersonal skills that have prepared me for the working world. My teachers are all encouraging and helpful, which is why I have gained overall Distinctions throughout. The college is a very safe environment and I had made really great friends who have influenced me in a positive way."Read more…