Studying this course will enable you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to be a great business all-rounder, improving your employability and promotional potential. You will study a wide range of local and global business issues, developing key transferable skills such as strategic thinking, problem solving and leadership. Each unit focuses on the theoretical knowledge, professional expertise and work-based learning relevant to a variety of areas including management, human resources, marketing, accounting, business strategy and business law.
On successful completion of the HND, depending on your grade, you may be able to complete a second or third ‘top-up’ year of a suitable degree such as a BA(Hons) in Business. Alternatively, you will be well placed to pursue a career across almost any industry or business sector.
Modules in year 1 include: Business & the Business Environment; Marketing Essentials; Human Resource Management; Management & Operations; Management Accounting; Managing a Successful Business Project; Business Law; Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management.
Modules in year 2 include: Research Project; Organisational Behaviour; Operations and Project Management; Understanding and Leading Change; Global Business Environment; Business Strategy; Pitching and Negotiating Skills.
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||Queens Drive Site|
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
We are unable to accept applications from international students as we do not have Tier 4 status.
|UCAS Tariff||80 points|
|A level||BB||Level 3 qualifications in a related area such as Business, Law, Economics, Marketing, Accounting, Finance.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP||Level 3 qualifications in a related area such as Business, Law, Economics, Marketing, Accounting, Finance.|
|Access to HE Diploma||YES 50 - 54%|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5,750||Year 1|