This course can be studied full-time over 1 year, achieving a Higher National Certificate in Business qualification, or over 2 years, achieving a Higher National Diploma in Business qualification.
This course introduces you to a range of business and management subjects, including human resource management, accounting, marketing, business strategy, business environment and events management operations and business planning. You will learn how the subjects tie together to form business strategy and also find out which specialism suits you and your personality. You will have the opportunity to apply your skills to real life business situations and use your abilities to solve business dilemmas. You’ll develop your innovative and entrepreneurial skills, and your personal skills including report writing and presentations, research, individual and group working skills, leadership skills and your self confidence. All of which are vital in any business role.
During your studies you will have the opportunity to visit different business organisations. These visits will incur an additional cost.
Assessment is through course work, group discussions and individual and group presentations.
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Matthew Boulton College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
BMet do not hold a Tier 4 sponsor licence with UK Visas and Immigration, therefore, we are unable to accept international students on our courses.
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
|A level||CC||If you are taking 3 or more A Levels you can achieve the entry requirement of 64 UCAS tariff points across all of the A Level subjects you are taking.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||P: 45 credits||You are required to achieve 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2, totalling 60 credits.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MM|
You are required to have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above to include English and Maths. We will accept Level 2 equivalences for English and Maths in place of GCSEs.
We encourage applications from students who do not meet the entry requirements outlined but can demonstrate ability through work experience, portfolio of evidence or successful interview.
Additional entry requirements
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
If you do not hold a Level 2 English and/or Maths qualification you maybe required to undertake an initial assessment to ascertain your current literacy and/or numeracy levels and/or a free writing assessment.
If you do not meet the entry requirements outlined you may be asked to attend for an interview with the Admissions Tutor.