This Business course provides a stimulating and challenging programme of study that will be both engaging and memorable for students, along with essential subject knowledge that students need to progress successfully into the world of work or a related degree. BTEC is the world's most successful and best-loved vocational qualification brand and is renowned for engaging students in practical, interpersonal and thinking skills for more than thirty years. BTEC Higher National qualifications are widely recognised by industry and higher education as the principal vocational qualification at Levels 4 and 5. The qualification provides students with a clear line-of-sight to employment and to progression to a degree. After the HND a Top-up to a full Degree may be possible. After the HNC – you could ask to transfer to the second year of a degree. Again, contact the University's admission team direct after searching the course on the UCAS website. Or you could continue at Harlow College and complete your HND. Or get a job in Business, Business Management, Marketing, Law, Accounting, Business Administration, Sales, Event Management, Politics, and many more.
HNC (Level 4) Module Level Credit 1. Business and the Business Environment 2. Marketing Essentials 3. Human Resource Management 4. Management and Operations 5. Management Accounting 6. Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set) 7 or 8. Innovation and Commercialisation or Business law 9. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management HND (Level 5) Module Level Credit 11. Research Project 12. Organisational Behaviour Specialist Units Module Level Credit 16. Operations & Project Management 17. Change Management 18. Global Business Environment Optional modules Module Level Credit 32. Business Strategy 41. Brand Management *These modules may be subject to change
All assessment is Internal except for Managing a successful Business Project (unit 6) and the Research project (unit 11) which will both be set by Pearson. There are no external examinations for this qualification. Each qualification is assessed with either a Pass, Merit or Distinction. Assessment methods will vary for each module but will be a range of: Written assessment Mind Mapping Presentations Discussions Practical assessments Action research The % of teaching and learning that is: Coursework/written 70% Practical 10% Work based learning 20% The % type of planned learning: Planned hours face to face 70% Independent study 30% Assessment % how much is: Final assessment end loaded 35% In year assessment/continuous 65% Types of assessment %: Controlled assessment (open book or closed book) 0% Exam – written 0% Exam – multiple choice 0% Portfolio 60% Practical piece 20% Work based 20%
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Harlow College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Direct Entry to Year 2 (top-up year) : Successful completion of HNC Business
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
GCSE English & Maths grade C or 4/5. Relevant Level 3 qualification, e.g. BTEC, UAL, A Level, Access to HE Diploma etc. Mature students may have commensurate work/business /industry related experience that may be considered.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5750||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£5750||Year 1|