Business at Cambridge Regional College - UCAS

Course summary

The BTEC Level 4 HNC 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 who are working within the related industries. The BTEC Level 4 HNC course is a full time course taught over 2 days each week, where 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. the business environment, business ethics, managing financial resources, organisational 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 • Leadership and Management • Managing a Business Project • Business Law • Entrepreneurial Ventures On successful completion of the first year of this course, you will gain a BTEC Level 4 HNC and you can achieve a BTEC Level 5 HND by studying a further year on. Home students are eligible to apply for a full-time loan from Student Finance England. For international fees please contact [email protected]


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 8: Entrepreneurial Ventures Please note - units are subject to change.

Assessment method

Coursework is continually assessed by a range of methods which may include projects, assignments, case studies, course work, self-assessment and presentations. Grades from Pass, Merit, Distinction are awarded to course work.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

• Relevant level 3 qualification eg BTEC, 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

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business at Cambridge Regional College - UCAS