Business at Gloucestershire College - UCAS

Course summary

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, 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. There is a choice of a full-time programme over two days at College or a part-time programme over one day per week. Both will cover the following core units:1 Business and the Business Environment; 2 Marketing Essentials; 3 Human Resource Management; 4 Management and Operations; 5 Management Accounting and 6 Managing a Successful Business Project (externally set assessment). In addition, there will be two optional units taken alongside the core. Career Paths: Business adviser, business analyst, business development manager, corporate investment banker, data analyst, data scientist, forensic accountant, Insurance underwriter, management consultant, project manager, risk manager.


Mandatory Core Units: Business and the Business Environment Marketing Essentials Human Resource Management Management and Operations Management Accounting Managing a Successful Business Project Optional Units: Innovation and Commercialisation Entrepreneurship Small Business Management

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Gloucestershire College welcome any other/combinations of relevant qualifications that are comparable and/or equivalent to the typical course entry requirements. Applicants that do not have recognised qualifications may still meet course entry requirements through alternative methods of assessment at the College’s discretion. All queries regarding course entry criteria including the equivalency of qualifications and exceptional extenuating circumstances should be directed by email to the Admissions Department through [email protected].

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Additional entry requirements


To study Higher Education at Gloucestershire College, normally applicants will be required to have GCSE English and Mathematics grade 4 (C) or above or have comparable/equivalent qualifications.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2
IELTS (Academic)5.5

The College also accepts a range of international English qualifications and English language tests that demonstrate the required level of English language proficiency. The ability to demonstrate the required level of proficiency in English and Maths, through an appropriate assessment at the College’s discretion may be considered. All course offer decisions are based on an applicant's individual circumstances and the College will approach each application on a case by case basis.

English Language Requirements - GC Website

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6700 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6700 Whole course
Scotland £6700 Whole course
Wales £6700 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to change, for queries on financial support please contact our Student Services team on 0345 155 2020 (option 5) or visit -
Business at Gloucestershire College - UCAS