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Course summary

The HNC in Management & Leadership is ideal for existing managers looking to gain a formal qualification in their field or for aspiring managers starting out in the industry. During the HNC in Management & Leadership you will develop your management principles such as leadership and managing people as well as business, economics and marketing to give you a grounding in all aspects of management and leadership. Working in a managerial role can be a challenging yet rewarding experience. Whether you are already a leader or manager with responsibilities or are aspiring to step into a new role that requires such responsibility, in committing yourself to a higher national qualification in Management & Leadership, you will learn the necessary skills and knowledge required to operate within demanding and highly competitive environments. You can choose to start this course in September or January. The key areas covered during the HNC are

  • Self-development
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Managing and working with others
  • Planning and implementing change
  • Managing operational resources
  • Customer care
What you will learn
  • Develop the skills required of a manager and to build and develop the practical knowledge and skills that allow you to face the day to day challenges of the modern workplace.
  • Develop your knowledge and skills required for employment in a management environment.
  • Build the key skills of personal resilience, confidence and empathy.
  • Establish a working knowledge of the key functional areas that shape leadership roles and build a set of practical skills that you can take to the workplace.
  • Develop the skills required of a manager to connect with co-workers, peers, customers and other stakeholders.
  • Enable you to contribute within an organisation and undertake leadership responsibility for a given area/project or idea.
  • Apply leadership skills in a range of organisational settings.
The HNC in Management & Leadership is the first year of the 2-year Diploma course; successful completion of the HNC in Management & Leadership allows you to progress to the Diploma in Management & Leadership. Alternatively, the College has an agreement in place with Abertay University which allows you to progress to year 2 of a related degree programme, after successfully completing the HNC. Visit for more information Professional recognition The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) jointly certificates the HNC and Diploma in Management and Leadership with SQA. On achievement of the HNC or Diploma in Management and Leadership, you are eligible for Associate (ACMI) membership of the CMI. You are also entitled to 12 months free studying membership of CMI when registered on the HNC or Diploma in Management and Leadership.

Assessment method

Theory and practice are taught through a variety of innovative learning methods and opportunities. Assessment will be through report, essays and case studies as well as presentations, group assessments and projects.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute

How to apply

Application codes

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
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Successful completion of the HNC in Management & Leadership

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants who do not meet the formal entry requirements are encouraged to apply and will be invited to attend an interview.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6750 Year 1
International £6750 Year 1
England £4500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4500 Year 1
Wales £4500 Year 1
Channel Islands £4500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £4500 Year 1
Scotland £1205 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Applicants can apply for UK government loans and funding. Bursaries & scholarships of up to £3,000 are available.

Management & Leadership at Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education - UCAS