Course: HNC/HND Business
This course is validated by Pearson/Edexcel.
The BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC and Diploma (HND) are specialist vocational programmes with a strong work-related emphasis. Edexcel is one of the leading examining and awarding bodies in the UK and throughout the world. It incorporates all the qualifications previously awarded under the Edexcel and Tec brand. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector with national recognition by employers allowing progression direct into employment or on to a degree. These courses are designed for those who prefer more practical and vocational perspective than a traditional degree course, and offers a nationally and internationally recognised award after two years of study. A large proportion of our students use the qualification as springboards to a degree or professional qualification.
You will be assessed by a carefully selected mix of assignments, presentations and in-class tests.
- Managing Financial Resources
- Marketing Principles
- Aspects of Contract Negligence
- Working and leading People
- Business Decision Making
- Business Strategy
- Organisations and Behaviour
- Business Environment
- Managing Business Activities
- Marketing Planning
- Business Ethics
- Managing Human Resources
- Managing Communications, Knowledge & Information
- Quality Management in Business
- Human Resources Management
- Research Project
There is scope to consider specialist units if demand exists.
Applicants will normally have a GCE A Level profile, which demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject or an Advanced GNVQ or a BTEC National Certificate o equivalent. A GCSE English Grade C.
An overseas student will require IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing skills. Those without formal qualifications but with the appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply.
Areas of Study
You will learn about key aspects of business including finance, operations and I, using real business problems and case studies. You will also have the opportunity to study specific business sectors such as marketing, human resources, planning, organisation and legal issues affecting business.The practical nature of the course ensures you will develop a range of skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to the realities of today’s business environment.
Employment and Progression Opportunities
The BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) is a specialist vocational programme with a strong work related emphasis.The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector with national recognition by employers allowing progression direct into employment or to a degree.
Students typically find employment in all areas of business, including accountancy, purchasing, retail management, human resources and local government. Successful completion of the Diploma can lead to entry onto a final yea degree course.
UCAS Centre No: S83
UCAS Application Code: 36X2
Duration: (HND) 2 years full-time, (HNC) 2 years part-time
Site: Station Plaza
Apply: Direct to the College for HNCs
Level: 4 (HNC) and 5 (HND)
This school offers programs in:
Cost & Fees
HNC / HND courses
HND: £5,900 per annum
HNC: £2950 per annum
HND EU: £6,000 per annum
HND Non EU: £6,000 per annum
Fundation Degree and Top-Up: £7,900 per annum