Tyne Coast College

Business Tyne Coast College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson EDI


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Course summary

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The Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business offers student’s seven specialist pathways designed to support progression into relevant occupational areas or on to degree-level study.

These pathways are linked to Professional Body standards (where appropriate) and can provide professional status and progression to direct employment.

The Level 5 Higher National Diploma offers the following specialist pathways for students who wish to concentrate on a particular aspect of business.

At Level 5 students develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the business sector through six core units, which include one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment.

The mandatory units are:

Research Project (Pearson-Set) – equivalent to two units
Organisational Behaviour

There five further optional units at Level 5 from the following:

Accounting and Finance
· Taxation

· Statistics for Management

Business Operations Management
· Business Strategy

· Business IT Systems

· Business Systems

Human Resource Management
· Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisations

· Human Resources – Value and Contribution to Organisational Success

· Consumer Behaviour and Insight

· Customer Value Management

· Sales Management

· International Marketing

· Brand Management

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
· Planning for Growth

· Tapping into New and International Markets

· Pitching and Negotiation Skills

Progression & Careers

Graduates successfully completing the Higher National Certificate and the Higher National Diploma will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the basic concepts of business. You will be able to communicate accurately and appropriately and they will have the qualities needed for employment that requires some degree of personal responsibility. This can lead onto a diverse range of careers within Business.

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 BUS2
Institution code T90
Campus name Tyne Metropolitan College
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Fees and funding

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Provider information

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Tyne Coast College
St Georges Avenue
South Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE34 6ET

Course contact details

The Gateway

0191 229 5000

Fax: 0191 229 5301