Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

The Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business offers student’s seven specialist pathways designed to support progression into relevant occupational areas or on to degree-level study. These pathways are linked to Professional Body standards (where appropriate) and can provide professional status and progression to direct employment. The Level 5 Higher National Diploma offers the following specialist pathways for students who wish to concentrate on a particular aspect of business. At Level 5 students develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the business sector through six core units, which include one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment. The mandatory units are: Research Project (Pearson-Set) – equivalent to two units Organisational Behaviour There five further optional units at Level 5 from the following: Accounting and Finance · Taxation · Statistics for Management Business Operations Management · Business Strategy · Business IT Systems · Business Systems Human Resource Management · Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisations · Human Resources – Value and Contribution to Organisational Success Marketing · Consumer Behaviour and Insight · Customer Value Management · Sales Management · International Marketing · Brand Management Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management · Planning for Growth · Tapping into New and International Markets · Pitching and Negotiation Skills Progression & Careers Graduates successfully completing the Higher National Certificate and the Higher National Diploma will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the basic concepts of business. You will be able to communicate accurately and appropriately and they will have the qualities needed for employment that requires some degree of personal responsibility. This can lead onto a diverse range of careers within Business.


The mandatory units are: 1.Research Project (Pearson-Set) – equivalent to two units 2.Organisational Behaviour There five further optional units at Level 5 from the following: 1.Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisations 2.Consumer Behaviour and Insight 3.Sales Management 4.Tapping into New and International Markets 5.Social Media Practice

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
Institution code:
Campus name:
Tyne Metropolitan College
Campus code:

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

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