HNC Business Barking and Dagenham College


Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Barking & Dagenham College offers an established first-class undergraduate and postgraduate experience with a vocational emphasis that will equip you with the skills and expertise you need to achieve your career goals. Our commitment to personalised support also helps to keep you focused on your goals and motivated to achieve.

Barking and Dagenham College is with easy reach of Central London and is well placed to provide the educational needs of businesses in the City of London, Thames Gateway and the local area. The college is committed to widening participation by promoting educational opportunities for mature and alternatively qualified students as well as for college and school leavers who are more traditionally qualified.

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur looking to develop sound business skills? Or perhaps you want to enhance your career prospects in your current role?

This business qualification can give you the skills you need to achieve your ambitions. The Higher National Certificate looks at critical thinking, innovation, problem solving, leadership, and communication skills - all crucial areas for future business owners.

You will study the following modules on this course:
● Business and the Business Environment
● Marketing Essentials
● Human Resource Management
● Management and Operations
● Management Accounting
● Managing a Successful Business Project
● Business Law
● Innovation and commercialisation

On successfully completing your course, you will be awarded a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Business. This could enable you to progress to the Higher National Diploma in Business, develop your own business ambitions or seek employment or advance your current career.

  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Rush Green Campus

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    1 year

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code B001
Institution code B11
Campus name Rush Green Campus
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points UCAS Tariff 48 Points (a portfolio of creative work).
A Level EEE or DD
Maths and English Level 2 Functional Skills or Grade 4 and above.
Access to HE Diploma Overall pass in a relevant subject.

Applicants should normally be at least 18 years of age at the start of the programme. Applications are welcomed from candidates with a subject specific Level 3 course such as a National Diploma / Extended Diploma, A Level, Access to Higher Education Course, or a work-based course, such as NVQ 3 or Advanced Apprenticeship with a minimum of 48 UCAS points achieved.
Mature students may present a more varied entry profile of achievement that may include relevant work experience and a range of qualifications that may include professional qualifications.
When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will make use of information other than just academic qualifications; which may include previous academic performance, relevant work experience, personal statement, references, and any portfolio, written or mathematics test or interview, to make our decision.
A level EEE A Level EEE or DD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP Pearson BTEC Level 3
National Extended Diploma (QCF or RQF) PPP
National Diploma (QCF) MP
Subsidiary Diploma (RQF) D
(Or any other combination of level 3 qualifications to achieve 48 points).

● A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Business
● A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C (or equivalent)
● Other related Level 3 qualifications
● An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution
● Related work experience
● An international equivalent of the above.

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 5.5 Students are expected to be able to demonstrate English language comprehension at a level equivalent to International English Language Test System (IELTS) 5.5, with no less than 5.0 in any skill.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5,000 Year 1
England £5,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,000 Year 1
Scotland £5,000 Year 1
Wales £5,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

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