Bradford College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

Our HND in Business has been set up to meet the demands of employers in the business sector and give you a solid grounding in business. You will be able to develop knowledge in key areas in marketing, human resource management, leadership, accounting and how these link together in a business environment. The course has a work experience module allowing you to develop practical and hands-on experience with our industry sponsors in the relevant field that you want to work in. You will gain both academic and employability skills to contribute to your personal development and enhance your career prospects. These may include:

  • Problem Solving Skills i.e. critical thinking, creating solutions, using systems and digital technology
  • Independent Skills i.e. reflective practice, self-management and self- development, resilience
  • Interpersonal Skills i.e. leadership skills, working with others, communicating effectively, presentation skills
  • Commercial Skills i.e. business sector awareness, promoting, marketing, managing and monitoring budgets
  • Business Skills i.e. drawing up accounts, invoicing, awareness of legislation, presenting financial reports
  • Active Research, effective writing, analytical skills, decision making, work ethics
*Please note that late applications after the date of the 25th January 2023 will be considered.


Research Project, Organisational Behaviour, Business Strategy, Planning for Growth, Financial Management, Strategic Human Resource Management and Pitching and Negotiating Skills.

Assessment method

Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Business are assessed using a combination of:

  • Centre-devised internal assignments that are set and assessed by centres, and
- Pearson-set assignments, which are set by centres in line with Pearson guidelines and graded by centres.

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

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For students who have recently been in education, the entry profile is likely to include one of the following: • A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Business/Accounting (or a related subject) • A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject; this profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades A* to C and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in subjects such as Maths and English • Other related Level 3 qualifications • An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution • Related work experience • An international equivalent of the above

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

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Bradford College is committed to delivering quality, affordable degrees. We work hard to cut the cost and not the corners on our undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. The tuition fee rate per year is fixed for the duration of the course providing there is no break in study. You will not be asked to pay these fees up front, as you should be eligible for loans to cover the tuition fees and assist with living expenses from Student Finance England. However, please ensure that you have made your application and secured funding for your course prior to registration.
Business at Bradford College - UCAS