Central Bedfordshire College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The course gives students a practical grounding in a range of business disciplines such as accounting, human resource management, operations management and marketing. Assignment and activities are designed to simulate real world situations. The course provides the opportunity to study for a year and gain the HNC qualification. Students can progress to a further year of study for HND in Business and can take a third year to study for a degree at the University of Bedfordshire or other Universities.
There are six modules each year, over two years. The course emphasises the development and assessment of practical skills relevant to a wide range of business careers. .
Stage one subjects include business, human resources, finance, marketing, enterprise and opportunity and business in context.
Stage two builds further on these modules with an emphasis on skills as well as knowledge, for example, management skills development and the use of computer packages in accounting.
Typical units include: Accounting and Finance, Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Management Skills, Managing Customers and Clients.
A wide variety of assessment methods are used on the course including assignments, group work, presentations, projects and examinations.
How to apply
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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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
|Access to HE Diploma||
M: 0 credits
P: 45 credits
|A Pass is accepted.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||English and Maths grade C/4 and above.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5,500||Year 1|