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Welcome to Business

Business is undoubtedly one of the largest and most important sectors in the world, and includes management, finance, law and marketing.

You will find that its wide variety of occupations cut across every single industry, giving you the opportunity to specialise your business skills for companies around the world.

As a business student at The Sheffield College, you will be able to join our City Taxis Business Sales and Marketing Academy. In the Academy, you will gain skills to help you excel in your future, getting inspired to think creatively and develop your entrepreneurial skills alongside.


“With the support of my tutors and all the other provisions college has put in place, I feel very confident in progressing to higher education.”

Amaan Saqlain, former Business student

Why should I study at The Sheffield College?

  • Train for a range of careers including as a solicitor, accountant, marketing associate, business manager and much more
  • Be taught by industry specialists who are passionate about your progress
  • T Levels are available in this sector - Business Support T Level
  • Train in our fantastic facilities
  • Our qualifications have been designed with employers, so they are industry standard and you’re studying the latest topics
  • Study all the way to degree level
  • Fantastic work placement opportunities available at our top employer partners
  • English and maths support is available to all students

Study our university level qualifications

There’s a pretty big misconception about getting a degree level qualification; you have to go to university to get one. Quite simply, that’s not true!

At UC Sheffield, you can join an increasing number of students who are choosing to study university level qualifications in a wide range of career driven courses with us.

Our qualifications include:

  • Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting

Join the City Taxis Business, Sales and Marketing Academy

Our Employer Skills Academies are a unique opportunity for ambitious students to engage with local employers and apply their academic knowledge to real-life business scenarios. 

The City Taxis Business, Sales and Marketing Employer Skills Academy allows students to engage directly with one of the biggest taxi firms in South Yorkshire and benefit from their business expertise. 

City Taxis is the UK's 3rd largest independent taxi provider operating a local taxi service in Sheffield, Chesterfield, Derby, Barnsley and Rotherham. 

City Taxis Academy students will be provided with the opportunity to undertake their learning in a newly branded classroom, complete with an Instagram flower wall for students’ selfies, located at our City Campus. The students will be able to develop their employability skills by taking part in workshops, masterclasses, and industry experience days with representatives from City Taxis.

Who we work with

Our students have fantastic opportunities to work and learn alongside some of the best employers in the region, including:

  • Sheffield Chamber of Commerce
  • City Taxis
  • Twinkl
  • Capita

Work-Related Activity, trips and visits

Throughout your studies you will have the opportunity to engage directly with local businesses so that you can learn from their experience. Whether that's visiting the offices of Sheffield's finest businesses or participating in a guest lecture with a local entrepreneur, we know that getting that first-hand experience is vital.

All of our full-time study programmes have a practical element, this might include working in a group to set up your own enterprise stall and selling your own items or getting stuck into a project that mirrors a scenario faced by a real business.

We create opportunities for you to:

  • work on live projects with employers
  • engage in industry expert masterclasses and talks
  • visit employers at their place of work
  • undertake industry placements and much more

What can you do after?

By 2028, there will be over 120,500 jobs in the business sector in South Yorkshire providing opportunities for employment as a:

  • Solicitor
  • Management Accountant
  • Office Manager
  • Paralegal
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Marketing Associate

After finishing their studies with us, many students go on to university or into employment.

Careers advice during your studies

Need a hand figuring out your career plan?

Our Careers Advice Team are available throughout your studies to provide advice and guidance.

Example careers

Ever wondered how much an accountant is South Yorkshire earns? Or what skills you need to become a developer?

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Chartered and certified accountants

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What Courses are available

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City Campus
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