Leadership and Management (Online) at Activate Learning - UCAS

Activate Learning

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Leadership and Management (Online)

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Course summary

The Pearson HNC in Leadership and Management is a higher technical qualification that helps you develop as a professional, self-reflecting individual, able to meet the demands of employers in the business sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The course offers a nationally-recognised, higher-education qualification and the chance to enhance your career prospects. This is an ideal course for those who are looking to add to their CV, develop or change their career. The HNC in Leadership and Management is a modular programme delivered fully online by our teachers through our Virtual Learning Environment. When you study with Activate Learning, you will belong to a group of students studying the HNC and have regular one to ones, group interactions and taught sessions with a team of highly-qualified and experienced teachers with business experience. We understand the unique needs of students studying online; we appreciate that they may be juggling work, family, and other commitments, and at Activate Learning we are experienced in supporting people in those situations. We have a dedicated team of Higher Education Study Support Tutors who are on hand if you need additional help. The HNC qualification offers a solid foundation in business aimed at students who would like a broad knowledge of all management concepts. This is ideal for students interested in a leadership and management position with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations. This course is delivered online and will consist of live (synchronous) workshops and seminars along with learning materials which you will be guided through and able to complete at a time convenient to you. You will learn through research, independent study, directed study and workplace scenarios. By participating in vocational activities, you will develop key behaviours and transferable skills such as communication, teamwork, research, and analysis. Plus, you’ll be taught by a friendly, committed, and qualified team of lecturers who have both professional and teaching experience. You will be assessed through a mixture of written assignments, group assessment, peer assessment, portfolio assessment and practice-related coursework. You will also be supported with a wide range of learning resources made available via Activate Learning’s Online Learning Environment (ALO), including access to textbooks, articles, and multimedia content.

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


You will study eight units in total. • The Contemporary Business Environment. • Marketing Process and Planning • Management of Human Resources • Leadership and Management • Accounting Principles • Managing a successful business project • Digital Business Practice • Operational Planning and Management

Assessment method

You will have a range of support made available to you, including academic and pastoral support, learning support and access to additional support funds (if eligible). Please see our Support Pages for further information. ‍ Additional study support ‍Whether you have a recognised disability, specific learning difficulty, or not, you will be eligible to access additional learning support in all the following areas: -assistive software training -IT upskilling -essay planning and structure -proofreading and editing written work -bibliographies and referencing -time management and personal organisation -revision and exam tips -presentation techniques

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants will be expected to possess one of the following:‍ -A minimum of 64 UCAS points, or -Relevant Access to Higher Education Diploma, or -Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business or related subject, at a Merit overall, or -T Level at Pass in a related subject ‍Along with a GCSE grade 4 or above in Maths and in English. Other L2 qualifications in English and Maths may be accepted. Applications from students returning to education who do not possess the formal entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant industry experience, will be considered on merit but would normally be expected to have achieved a Level 2 Maths and English qualification. Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate that their level of English is acceptable by achieving a score in a recognised test such as: -Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2 -PTE Academic 51, or -IELTS 5.5 (reading and writing must be at 5.5)

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6500 Year 1
Scotland £6500 Year 1
Wales £6500 Year 1

Additional fee information

‍Please note: Tuition fees are published for the first year of entry only and may increase in subsequent years for new students in line with an inflationary amount determined by the Office for Students. ‍There are a variety of funding options available to help finance your studies. If you are a UK (Home) student, you don’t have to pay your tuition fees up front. The government provides loans to cover your full tuition fee. You may also be eligible for a maintenance loan to help cover living costs. Alternatively, your fees may be paid by your employer, or we could arrange a payment schedule if you are paying your own fees. ‍Additional costs ‍Students are advised that they will need access to a laptop or PC. We recommend that you budget £100 a year additional costs such as for stationary to undertake your studies. You can borrow textbooks and access journals from the recommended reading lists from our Learning Resource Centres either physically on campus or in the majority of cases online. If you choose to purchase textbooks, they may cost up to £60 each.
Leadership and Management (Online) at Activate Learning - UCAS