South Thames College Group (inc Carshalton, South Thames and Kingston College)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Business - HNC

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Course summary

This course prepares you for a career in business management. Understanding what makes businesses successful and how to respond to market forces can make you employable in lots of different industries. We have a programme of speakers who are experts in their field to give you an oversight of different business practices. One of your assignments will also involve a project in a established business. A useful qualification in its own right, the HNC is also a stepping stone towards a full degree.

Course details

Modules

Units covered in this one-year course include: The business environment; Managing financial resources and decisions; Organisations and behaviour; Marketing principles; The internet and e-business; Aspects of contract and negligence for business; Personal and professional development; Managing HR.

Assessment method

Assessment will be by vocationally oriented practical assignments, carried out alone or in small groups.


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeWC04
Institution code K82
Campus nameSouth Thames College (Wandsworth)
Campus codeW

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level DD In Business, or related subjects.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP In Business, or related subjects.
Access to HE Diploma P: 45 credits
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 To include English Language and Mathematics grade C/4 or above (or level 2 equivalent).

Substantial relevant work experience also considered in lieu of qualifications.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Suitable applicants will be required to attend a formal interview with the course leader - either in person or online.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6An overall band score of 6.0, with none of the four skills below 5.5.
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2B2 First, formerly known as Cambridge English: First (FCE).

Students from outside the UK may be required to demonstrate their level of English by providing proof of an English language certificate or other qualification. This is particularly the case where a student: • is from a country where English is not an official/first language, or; • has previous qualifications which include English as a second language, or; • has previous qualifications which have not been studied through the medium of English. The approximate guideline minimum English level required for entry at level 4 is "B2" on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). This roughly equates to: • IELTS - an overall band score of 6.0, with none of the four skills below 5.5, or; • B2 First, formerly known as Cambridge English: First (FCE) **Please note that other English language certificates/qualifications are available, and may be considered, and the College looks at each applicant on an individual basis.**


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5100 Year 1
England £5100 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5100 Year 1
Scotland £5100 Year 1
Wales £5100 Year 1

Additional fee information

The following course-related costs ARE included in the fees: Annual printing allowance; BTEC registration fee (if applicable). The following course-related costs are NOT included in the fees: Additional printing over and above the annual allowance; the cost of books and equipment that you might wish to purchase
Business - HNC at South Thames College Group (inc Carshalton, South Thames and Kingston College) - UCAS