• The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Business is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the business sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. • The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. • Pearson BTEC Higher National provides nationally recognised qualifications offering career progression, professional development, employment opportunities and further progression within higher education. The qualifications are made up of compulsory units and specialist units studied during the first year HNC and second year, leading to the full HND Business qualification. • The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Business are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the business sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in business. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the business sector, Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Business give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training. • Inspiring ambition and widening horizons for young people through sports, education and other extra-curricular activities. The course aims to: • To equip students with business skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global business environment. • To provide education and training for a range of careers in business, including management, administration, human resources, marketing, entrepreneurship, accounting and finance. • To provide insight and understanding into international business operations and the opportunities and challenges presented by a globalised market place. • To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values. • To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in business, or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in business or a related area. • To provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives. • To provide opportunities for those students with a global outlook to aspire to international career pathways. • To provide opportunities for students to achieve a nationally-recognised professional qualification. • To offer students the chance of career progression in their chosen field. • To allow flexibility of study and to meet local or specialist needs. • To offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations.
Unit 12 Organisational Behaviour 15 Credit Unit 32 Business Strategy 15 Credit Unit 24 Digital Marketing 15 Credit Unit 35 Developing Individual Teams & Organisations 15 Credit Unit 11 Research Project (Pearson-set) 30 Credit Unit 40 International Marketing 15 Credit Unit 29 Managing & Running a Small Business 15 Credit
In the second year of your HND, you will cover at total of 8 units. Each unit is assessed by individual or group participation, individual presentation, research and coursework assignments. • Assessment activities provide major opportunities for learning, including: • Group and individual work • Peer Feedback • Individual and group presentations • Essay, evaluations and assignments All assessments are delivered through a standard system, which makes the context and the assessment criteria clear. There are assessment weeks. Grades accumulate over the year. The External Examiner samples student work and grades. An annual Exam Board finalises all student grades. • Competence and knowledge are assessed through a range of methods.
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
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.
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
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6165||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£6165||Year 1|