Nottingham College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Business

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Course summary

This exciting new Level 4 Higher National Certificate course has been designed to equip students with the skills, experience, knowledge and understanding required to achieve high performance in the global business sector. For the course scheduled to begin in January 2021, course delivery is planned to run through continuously until the end of August 2021. About the course There is a strong emphasis on employability; equipping you with a relevant portfolio of skills and experiences to enter a currently challenging job market. These skillsets and knowledge are essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations. Content is designed to be appropriate for entry to or within the business sector and to enable students to progress onto higher-level study on our Level 5 Higher National Diploma and Level 6 BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management top-up degree courses. HNC modules include:

  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Assessments Assessment is continuous, providing a range of evidence of your learning. This may include: essays and reports, individual and group presentations, research and analytical projects, oral and practical assessments. Qualification awarded: Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Business - awarded by Edexcel. Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2020-21 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information. Your career and progression From the Level 4 HNC course, students can progress to the Level 5 Higher National Diploma and Level 6 BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management courses (or similar). The skills and knowledge gained through studying this course can provide graduates with the opportunity to work in many diverse areas of business including: banking and finance, retail, sales and marketing, hospitality, customer service, public administration and the voluntary sector. Many of our previous business graduates have gone on to postgraduate study or teacher training.

Course details

Assessment method

Assessment is continuous, providing a range of evidence of your learning. This may include: essays and reports, individual and group presentations, research and analytical projects, oral and practical assessments.

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

Application codes

Course code:
BUS1
Institution code:
N30
Campus name:
City (Adams)
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For entry to our university-level courses, we expect applicants to be working (or to demonstrate competency) at Level 2 or above in English Language/Literacy and Mathematics/Numeracy. Generally, we accept GCSE passes in English Language and Mathematics at Grades 9 – 4 (formerly Grades A* - C). Experienced mature applicants (those aged 21 or above at the start of the course) with relevant professional or industrial experience and/or qualifications are very welcome to apply.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk/study/university-centre/how-to-apply-for-a-university-level-course


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5An overall band score of 5.5; with no individual component less than 5.0.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8250 Year 1
England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1
International £9500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

International fees for 2020-21 have not yet been confirmed. The sum quoted of £9,500 is intended to be indicative only. Please check on the College website or contact our International Office for further information.
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