North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

A Business qualification provides the perfect practical grounding for a wide range of exciting and lucrative careers. Maybe you see yourself leading a large team working together on a project, or managing a high-profile event, or making decisions about who to hire? Our HND Business covers all the essential bases to give you a start in a career in Marketing, Finance, HR, Law or Management. The course includes live workplace visits and interesting guest speakers who will inspire you with tales of their success. This course could be your ticket to a career with leading brands in local, national and global companies. This HND (Higher National Diploma) in Business is great for those who are looking to gain a higher qualification in business studies. This course is two years long, covering the HNC units in year one and additional units in year two to top the qualification up to a HND. This course combines online learning and face-to-face tutor support. All units are learnt online, with the time spent on campus for targeted development sessions, to turn in assignments and allocate assignments. Students can study all critical course content via an online portal. The course can be studied alongside employment or any other commitments, however, learners will be expected to be motivated and have self-discipline. The on-campus study hours are fortnightly, totaling 12 on-campus tutor contact hours per month. Learners will complete Approximately 6 hours per week of Self-study time. On completion, you can progress on to a degree top-up programme to gain a qualification. Many learners find that the HND gives them the skills needed to go into employment, if not already in employment.

Course details


Year 1 Business and the Business Environment Marketing Essentials Human Resource Management Management and Operations Managing Accounts Managing a successful research project (Pearson Set) Financial Accounting Entrepreneurship and small business management Year 2 Research Project Organisational Behaviour Operations and Project Management Understanding and Leading Change Global Business Environment Business Strategy Business IT Systems

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a variety of methods including written reports and essays, in-class tests, examinations, creation of financial documents, creation of planning documents, work-based projects, academic posters, displays, leaflets, presentations, recording of interviews, role plays, working logbooks, reflective journals, time-constrained assessment.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Wigston Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5950* Year 1
Northern Ireland £5950* Year 1
Scotland £5950* Year 1
Wales £5950* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College - UCAS