Chichester College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The Higher National Diploma (HND) includes a range of modules chosen to give learners a comprehensive understanding of business management functions. It is a practically based course which aims to expose students to a wide variety of projects and prepare them for a professional career in the industry.
The course will provide students with a solid foundation in a range of business disciplines such as Marketing Essentials, Human Resource Management, Management Accounting and Organisational Behaviour. It is comprised of both mandatory and option units, with the aim of allowing students to gain specialist knowledge in key areas of interest.
Students may wish to convert the BTEC HND into a full BA (Hons) Degree by completing the top up year which is available at Chichester College or other UK universities. Alternatively, the HND has a strong managerial focus which helps successful candidates to progress to senior roles and excellent career routes exist in a wide range of business settings
This qualification has been approved by ACCA, CIMA and CIPS and may also offer exemptions in professional body exams such as CIMA, CIPD, ACCA and CIPS (units dependent).
The HND in Business is run as a modular course over 2 years, divided into semesters. Students are required to complete and pass 16 units: 4 per semester. There are 8 business cores and 8 specialist units. Year 1 Units: Business and the Business Environment; Marketing Essentials; Human Resource Management; Management and Operations; Management Accounting; Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set). Optional modules: Business Law; Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management; Year 2 Units: Research Project (Pearson-set); Organisational Behaviour. Optional modules: Statistics in Management; Business Strategy; Developing Individuals and Teams
Consumer Behaviour and Insight; Planning for Growth.
Assessment methods include range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, performance, presentations, as well as written examinations and a final year major project. The grades from formal assessments count towards your unit mark.
The balance of assessment by examination and assessment by coursework depends on your course choices.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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||Chichester Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 - 96 points||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|A level||CCC - CDD||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - MMP||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
M: 30 credits
P: 15 credits
|Scottish Higher||CCDDDD||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of Level 3 Higher Diploma including relevant subjects. Standard/Nationals Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE at grades C or above are required in English Language and Mathematics|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||Students must have their primary subject related to this course|
All students complete an Audition/Interview and may be asked to present a portfolio of work as part of their application. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above, English as a second language at IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Mature students with suitable experience and/or portfolio of work are welcome to make an application and attend an interview and/or audition.
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||No factor below 5.5. For those resident in the UK who have suitable work experience, a college English test is available to show competency in English.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,500||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,500||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Clearing contact details
Higher Education Admissions
Victoria Sullivan Admissions Clearing Contact Number 01243 786321 ext.2112 Office Hours - 10.00am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Closed Bank Holiday Monday and Weekends.
Course contact details
Higher Education Admissions
Fax: 01243 539481