Hopwood Hall College

HND Business Hopwood Hall College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

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This course is a general non-specialist business pathway which will allow you to complete a level 5 qualification without committing to a particular professional specialism. The course aims to provide you with a sound understanding of the knowledge and skills across a range of disciplines including Marketing, Human resources, Management, Law and Finance. Students would either progress onto university to top up to a degree and specialise at this stage or gain employment and pursue professional qualifications. Careers linked to this qualification include: Financial Advisor, Business Manager, Human Resources Manager, Sales and Promotions Marketing Executive, or Paralegal. If you are not yet clear on your ultimate career pathway then this is an ideal qualification designed to develop high level skills leading to a range of employment opportunities.

Course details


The units offered cover a range of business-related skills and will enable you to decide on your preferred career specialism. They will include:
• Marketing essentials
• Human resource Management
• Management and operations
• Management accounting
• Business Law
• Organisational behaviour

In addition to the vocational units the course will include two projects. In the first year you will be asked to manage a business project requiring you to undertake research, demonstrate well informed decision making and solve problems. In the second year will be asked to undertake a research project which will draw on the areas of study across the two years.

Assessment method

The course is assessed purely through assignments and the research project

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 HB01
Institution code H54
Campus name Middleton
Campus code M

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Unfortunately we do not accept Tier IV international students

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points
A level CDD 1 or more A levels
This can be in combination with other qualifications
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits
P: 15 credits
Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF) DM
Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) MMP

GCSEs in English Language and mathematics at grade C/4 or above are required for entry to the course. Functional Skills at Level 2 will also be considered.

Mature students can apply with no formal qualifications but must have a minimum of three years relevant industry experience

We will also consider Level 3 NVQ and VRQ qualifications

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course


Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

GCSE English at Grade C/4 or above are required Functional Skills Level 2 will also be considered

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6,000 * Year 1
EU £6,000 * Year 1
England £6,000 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,000 * Year 1
Scotland £6,000 * Year 1
Wales £6,000 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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

Provider information

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Hopwood Hall College
Rochdale Campus
St Mary's Gate
OL12 6RY

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