This Business course provides a stimulating and challenging programme of study that will be both engaging and memorable for students, along with essential subject knowledge that students need to progress successfully into the world of work or a related degree.
BTEC is the world's most successful and best-loved vocational qualification brand and is renowned for engaging students in practical, interpersonal and thinking skills for more than thirty years.
BTEC Higher National qualifications are widely recognised by industry and higher education as the principal vocational qualification at Levels 4 and 5.
The qualification provides students with a clear line-of-sight to employment and to progression to a degree.
After the HND a Top-up to a full Degree may be possible.
After the HNC – you could ask to transfer to the second year of a degree. Again, contact the University's admission team direct after searching the course on the UCAS website. Or you could continue at Harlow College and complete your HND.
Or get a job in Business, Business Management, Marketing, Law, Accounting, Business Administration, Sales, Event Management, Politics, and many more.
HNC (Level 4)
Module Level Credit
1. Business and the Business Environment
2. Marketing Essentials
3. Human Resource Management
4. Management and Operations
5. Management Accounting
6. Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set)
7 or 8. Innovation and Commercialisation or Business law
9. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
*These modules may be subject to change
All assessment is Internal except for Managing a successful Business Project (unit 6) and the Research project (unit 11) which will both be set by Pearson. There are no external examinations for this qualification.
Each qualification is assessed with either a Pass, Merit or Distinction.
Assessment methods will vary for each module but will be a range of:
The % of teaching and learning that is:
Work based learning 20%
The % type of planned learning:
Planned hours face to face 70%
Independent study 30%
Assessment % how much is:
Final assessment end loaded 35%
In year assessment/continuous 65%
Types of assessment %:
Controlled assessment (open book or closed book) 0%
Exam – written 0%
Exam – multiple choice 0%
Practical piece 20%
Work based 20%
How to apply
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||Harlow College|
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
|UCAS Tariff||64 points||
GCSE English & Maths grade C or 4/5
Relevant Level 3 qualification, e.g. BTEC, UAL, A Level, Access to HE Diploma etc.
Mature students may have commensurate work/business /industry related experience that may be considered
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.harlow-college.ac.uk/study-options/higher-national-certificate-diploma/item/business-higher-national-certificate-diploma
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£5,750||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£5,750||Year 1|