A widely-recognised and highly-valued business qualification that enables you to develop a range of skills and gain relevant experience necessary to progress a career in business. In addition to developing a set of key skills valued by employers the course provides a solid platform for further study in the subject area. The course includes the key business areas of marketing, human resource management, and finance, as well as the operational and planning associated with business decision making The programme is designed to prepare and develop people for advancement in business management. The HNC is a recognised and valued higher education qualification. On achieving the HNC qualification, graduates may continue academic study to an HND in Business and then BA (Hons) degree. Alternatively students may move into employment in a range of business organisations and roles.
The HNC is a broad-based business qualification and consists of the following modules: Core modules: - Marketing Essentials, Business Environment, Human Resource Management, Management and Operations, Management Accounting and Managing a Successful Business. In addition to the six core modules there are two optional modules. These include Business Law, Innovation and Commercialisation, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management and Financial Accounting.
This course is validated by Edexcel and delivered over two years on one day per week. The programme is run on a 4 semester basis from September to June. Your work will be continually assessed throughout the course. The assessment will depend upon the particular module being studied. Typical assessment methods include assignments, developing portfolios, examinations and presentations.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
To be accepted onto the course you will normally require one of the following: • One A Level or BTEC National Diploma / Certificate / GNVQ Advanced or Relevant work experience in a responsible business department role • GCSEs for English and Maths at grade 4 or above however equivalent qualifications and/or work experience will be taken into consideration • Applicants without GCSEs will be required to complete initial assessments and may wish to consider the part-time GCSE courses that the College offers for free in the evening and daytime • Accreditation may be given for relevant work experience or prior learning for mature learners.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7425||Year 1|
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