HNC / HND Business
What entry requirements do I need?
You will need a minimum of: GCSE English and Mathematics Grade C and either: UCAS tariff - 120 points, Strong performance in relevant A-Level subject / adequate performance in more than one A-Level subject, Advanced GNVQ, BTEC Extended Diploma in Business, Access to higher education Certificate awarded by an approved Further Education provider, For international students: IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing skills, Common European Framework of reference (CEFR) Level B2, Those without formal qualifications but with the appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply
What will I learn?
You will be assessed by a carefully selected mix of assignments, presentations and in-class tests.
The Business Higher National Certificate (HNC) and Diploma (HND) have a strong work-related emphasis. With that in mind, the course provides you with a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector. The course is designed for those who prefer more practical and vocational perspective than a traditional degree course, and offers a nationally and internationally recognised award after two years of study. It appeals to employees working in a Management role where they can relate their experience for completing assignments. A large proportion of our students use the qualification as a springboard onto a final year top up degree here or at other universities.
The qualification is awarded by Pearsons, one of the leading examining and awarding bodies in the UK and throughout the world.
- Business and the Business Environment
- Marketing Essentials
- Human Resources Management
- Management and Operations.
- Management Accounting
- Managing a Successful Business Project
- Business Law L4
- Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management L4
- Research Project
- Organizational Behaviour
- Operations and Project Management
- Understanding and Leading Change
- Global Business Environment.
- Business Strategy
- Planning for Growth
- There is scope to consider specialist units if demand exists.
What could I progress on to?
On successful completion of the HND Diploma you can move onto the BSc (Hons), here at Sussex Coast College to complete the full degree. Or you could move into business roles including, Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Retail, or Management trainee. Or you may be able to use your qualification to gain a promotion in an existing job, moving into Management roles.
Additional Course Details for 16/17
Study Year Year 1 Course code 13291Y1 Course name Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business Campus Station Plaza Study mode Full-Time Days Various Start date 20/09/16 Duration 31 week (s)
Study Year Year 1 Course code 13293Y1 Course name BTEC Level 4 HNC Business Y1 NKL67 Campus Station Plaza Study mode Part-Time Days Various Start date 27/09/16 Duration 30 week (s)
Additional Course Details for 17/18
Study Year Year 1 Course code 13291Y1 Course name BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Business (QCF) Y1 NKL68 Campus Station Plaza Study mode Full-Time Days Various Start date 25/09/17 Duration 31 week (s)
Study Year Year 1 Course code 13293Y1 Course name BTEC Level 4 HNC Business Y1 NKL67 Campus Station Plaza Study mode Part-Time Days Wednesday Start date 25/09/17 Duration 30 week (s)