Business
  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    24 September 2018 to 11 June 2019
    UCAS Code
    N100
    Ref
    18/19LHNDBUSFB12

Awarding organisation

Awarding Body: Pearson BTEC

Qualifications on offer: Higher National Diploma in Business

Summary of course

This programme provides students with limitless opportunities and practical preparation for management within a business context. The course has a strong vocational focus and ensures you have the skills and techniques to support your progression into industry. It has been designed to embrace the ever-changing nature of the modern business environment and will include modules of marketing, finance, human resources and operations management. Our mix of theory and practice enables you to apply what you have learned to real industry situations, enhancing your employment prospects.

Delivery by lecture, workshop and students work environment. Part-time study may be available for this course and these options will be discussed at your interview.

What will I study?

The units you will study are likely to include:

Core Units:

  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project
  • Research Project
  • Organisational Behaviour

Additional Sample Units:

  • Innovation and Commercialisation
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisations
  • Human Resources - Value and Contribution to Organisational Success
  • Consumer Behaviour and Insight
  • International Marketing
  • Pitching and Negotiation Skills

All units are subject to change and may be withdrawn.

For further information about the course and the units you will study, please read the awarding body specification by clicking on the link below:

Awarding Body specification.

How is the course assessed?

Course-work and exam to include report writing, presentations, group tasks and interviews

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for you if you have an interest focussing on the development of higher-level skills in a business context or if you are employed and wish to gain a higher level qualification in business management.

Progression and Career Opportunities

Employment or Higher Education.

Entry Requirements for new students

Generally a level 3 qualification is required at a grade equivalent to 48 UCAS points or above. This could be as two or more Alevels at grade D or above, or as a BTEC Extended Diploma (or other similar qualification) at PPP or Diploma (or other similar qualification) at MP> Successful applicants will also be required to have achieved GCSE Maths and English at grade 4/C or above.

In circumstances where an applicant has not taken these qualifications (for example, for an applicant aged 21 or over) an offer will made based on the application, consideration of relevant experience and, in some cases, an interview.

Interview Requirements

You must bring your interview letter to your appointment and arrive 15 minutes before your interview is due to take place with evidence of prior qualifications achieved.

General Info (materials required for the course)

The BTEC HND in Business has been developed to focus on:

  • Providing education and training for a range of careers in business.
  • Providing opportunities for students to follow specialised areas of study directly relevant to individual vocations and professions within the business context
  • Providing opportunities for full-time students to gain a nationally-recognised, vocationally specific qualification to enter employment in business or progress to higher education vocational qualifications such as a full-time degree in business or a related area
  • Developing the knowledge, understanding and skills of students in the field of business
  • Providing opportunities for students to develop a range of skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

Course fee information

The course fee is £6,165 per annum which can be paid through a Student Loan.

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Lauren Henley

Lauren Henley

Lauren who studied level 3 Business said, ‘I had no idea about the alternative to school and A Levels and found that the style of learning at college suited me...

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We are planning to offer this programme from September 2018. The full details for the 18/19 academic year will be available on the College website from the beginning of July 2018. In the meantime, if you would like to speak to a tutor about the course please call us or complete our easy online enquiry form.
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