ICON College of Technology and Management

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson EDI


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Course summary

The BTEC (Business Technology Engineering Council) Higher National Diploma (HND) is a specialist programme with a strong work-related emphasis. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector with national recognition by employers allowing progression direct into employment or to degree. This HND in Business is ideal for those who wish to study at the undergraduate level to become better managers. Successful completion of HND allows students direct entry to top up honours degree at many UK universities

Course details


This course consists of 15 units (8 core units + 7 optional units) including a Project. There are 60 learning hours for each unit and 120 learning hours for the Project. Unit List Unit No Level 4 Units (Eight Units, 120 Credit Value) Unit Unit Credit 1 Business and the Business Environment Core 15 2 Marketing Essentials Core 15 3 Human Resource Management Core 15 4 Management and Operations Core 15 5 Management Accounting Core 15 6 Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson- set) Core 15 7 Innovation and Commercialisation Optional 15 8 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Optional 15 Unit No Level 5 Units (Seven Units, 120 Credit Value) Unit Unit Credit 11 Research Project (Pearson-set) Core 30 12 Organisational Behaviour Core 15 17 Understanding and Leading Change Optional 15 32 Business Strategy Optional 15 35 Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisations Optional 15 40 International Marketing Optional 15 41 Brand Management Optional 15 Note: All units in the above table are subject to change as and when required by the College without prior notice.

Assessment method

The College recognises that its Teaching, Learning and Assessment Strategy is fundamental to achieving the aims set out in its Mission Statement and to satisfy expectations contained in appropriate indicators in Chapter B3, B4 and B6 of the UK Quality Code for the Assurance of Academic Quality and Standards in Higher Education. The aims of the Teaching, Learning and Assessment Strategy is to achieve the following: To widen participation from students who are mature, from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities, and come from lower socio-economic backgrounds To educate students who are motivated and self-directed critical thinkers, capable of independent enquiry To provide students with both sound academic knowledge and vocational expertise To foster independent and collaborative learning among students and to encourage lifelong learning leading to enhancing their career potentials To develop and implement approaches to feedback and assessment that maximise learning and student outcomes.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5
Institution's Own TestPass

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1

Additional fee information

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