This intensive one-year course will provide you with specialised knowledge across the world of business, including marketing and planning, accounting principles, human resource management, as well as a wider understanding of business innovation. Upon completion, you will be prepared to head into a successful career in financial services, public administration, retail, sales, marketing and more. The HNC is equivalent to the first year of a degree, and will provide you with a range of essential business and management skills to further your career opportunities in your chosen sector. It is intended that you will gain vocational experience through part-time work as well as engage in independent research into the topic within you individual investigation. Independent study is a vital element of succeeding on the programme. This is a blended learning full-time course giving you the opportunity to achieve a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Business over the course of one year. The blended course structure will require you to attend one full day at college whilst completing the remainder of your studies at home. The HNC is equivalent to the first year of a degree and will provide you with a range of essential business and management skills to further your career opportunities in your chosen sector.
The course consists of core and specialist units including marketing processes and planning, accounting principles, human resource management, business environment, leadership and management and a business research project. The specialist units include innovation and commercialisation and entrepreneurial ventures. Learning takes place through taught sessions and independent research, which is intended to help you gain the depth of understanding for a range of topics from application to assessed assignment criteria.
During this course you will be assessed on your modules with a combination of case studies, presentations and written assignments.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants from the EU or an EEA country (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein) who started living in the UK on or before 31 December 2020 will need to demonstrate they have received ‘EU Settled Status’ or ‘EU Pre-settled Status’ to be able to study with us and be eligible to pay the Home tuition fee as indicated. EU/EEA applicants coming to the UK on or after 1 January 2021, and all other international (non-EU/EEA) applicants should contact the International Office directly ([email protected]) to discuss your application options on the basis of your likely visa status. International applications will be considered on an individual case by case basis. More information for international applicants is available at: https://leicestercollege.ac.uk/study/international/
We welcome applicants who do not meet our standard entry requirements but can demonstrate the ability to study this subject at university level, and have evidence of relevant work experience.
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5250||Year 1|