The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business is a vocational Higher Education course, it is designed to prepare you for a career in business through a combination of theoretical and practical teaching
In the first year units will include:
Coursework and continual assessment, there are no external exams although you may sometimes have in class tests.
The HND is a nationally and internationally recognised qualification throughout the business world. It provides a basic grounding in the core areas of business and management and leads to an enhanced career as well as promotion prospects. The HND gives automatic subject exemption from many professional qualifications.
Holders of the Higher National Diploma in Business can study for one additional year at various UK universities and gain a business degree (e.g. BA Honours in Business).
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BTEC HND Business
Students in the past have gone on to have successful careers in the world of business in fields such as Business Management, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources and Marketing.
BTEC HND Business
Mature students with no formal qualifications may be considered if they have good communication skills and relevant work experience. This will be subject to a written assessment and interview to assess suitability for the course.
Some candidates are required to attend a personal interview.
To cover tuition fees, loans are available from the government. You may also get support towards your living costs. The amount you can borrow depends on where you live and your household income. There is also extra support for those with special circumstances, for example, if you have children or adult dependants, a disability, long-term health condition, mental-health condition, or specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia or dyspraxia.