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Course summary

Studying this course will enable you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to be a great business all-rounder, improving your employability and promotional potential. You will study a wide range of local and global business issues, developing key transferable skills such as strategic thinking, problem solving and leadership. Each unit focuses on the theoretical knowledge, professional expertise and work-based learning relevant to a variety of areas including management, human resources, marketing, accounting, business strategy and business law. Attendance is 2 full days per week. Progression On successful completion of the HND, you will have several options available to you. You can pursue a career across any industry or business sector, or like previous alumni, progress to a university of your choice for the third 'top up' year to gain the full bachelor's degree BA(HONS).

Modules

Modules in year 1 include: Business and the Business Environment , Marketing Processes and Planning, Human Resource Management, Leadership and Management, Accounting Principles, Business Law and Entrepreneurial Ventures. Modules in year 2 include: Research Project, Organisational Behaviour, Understanding and Leading Change, Global Business Environment, Principles of operations management, Strategy and Brand Management.

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

Application codes

Course code:
NCH1
Institution code:
N34
Campus name:
Swindon and Wiltshire Institute of Technology
Campus code:
I

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature applicants without formal qualifications, but with evidence of sufficient, relevant industrial experience will be considered

Additional entry requirements

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5No less than 5.5 in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Please note: Tuition fees are published for the first year of entry only and may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by the Office for Students. *Fee information for European Union (EU) students: If your course starts on or after the 1st August 2021, you will no longer be eligible for financial support from Student Finance England unless you meet one of the following criteria: you are able to benefit from the citizens’ rights agreements you are an Irish national living in the UK or Republic of Ireland – benefits of Irish nationals under Common Travel Area guidance arrangement will continue
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