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. 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 Studies 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 Pearson. 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 2022-23 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 Studies 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.
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
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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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- City (Adams)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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
Additional entry requirements
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
The College may ask applicants without the minimum standard of English/Literacy and/or Mathematics/Numeracy to sit a test to assess their suitability for admission.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||An overall band score of 5.5; with no individual component less than 5.0.|
Guidance on English language requirements
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
City Campus, The Adams Building
The Lace Market
Clearing contact details
Clearing Team at University Centre
0115 838 0610
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
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