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Course summary

The BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma is a broad business qualification which is intended for students who are seeking an alternative to a Foundation Degree or Degree and who wish to combine study and part-time work. The course will be taught by lecturers who have relevant business experience. The team will be complemented by guest speakers and visits to further contextualise the content being taught. The BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma course is over 2 days each week. Through the BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma course of study you will explore, challenge and develop your • Key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in your chosen business sector • Understanding of specialist areas e.g. financial resources, business environment, business ethics, managing financial resources, organisations and behaviour, marketing principles, human resource management, advertising and promotion in business management, costing and budgeting • Independent enquiry and study • Individual research to inform your own professional business practice and career choice • Vocational opportunities within the business sectors • Knowledge of wider self-employment skills e.g. intellectual property, tax, law, national insurance, accountancy, networking, advertising • English, Maths and IT skills through the vocational assignments • Employability skills e.g. team building, leadership, advocacy, self-management, organisation, presentation, peer support as well as adaptability and problem-solving. You will study a range of core and optional units. For example: • Business and the Business Environment • Accounting Principles • Human Resource Management • Marketing Processes and Planning There are a further four units, which are at the discretion of the team. This is classed as a full-time course – on successful completion of the first year of this course, you will gain a BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma. You can achieve a BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma by studying a further year on successful completion of the BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma. Home students are eligible to apply for a full-time loan from Student Finance England.


This course is made up of the following units: Unit 1: Business and the Business Environment Unit 2: Marketing Processes and Planning Unit 3: Human Resource Management Unit 4: Leadership and Management Unit 5: Accounting Principles Unit 6: Managing a Successful Business Project Unit 7: Business Law Unit 9: Entrepreneurial Ventures Please note - units are subject to change.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

• 48 UCAS points (DD or PPP) • Relevant level 3 qualification eg BTEC, UAL, Access to HE Diploma or 2 A levels • GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C or above or demonstrated competency at L2 or above • Mature students may have commensurate work/industry related experience that may be considered

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5490 Whole course
Northern Ireland £5490 Whole course
Scotland £5490 Whole course
Wales £5490 Whole course

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