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 BTEC 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).
The fees for this course are calculated on an annual basis.
This course is two years in length with each year comprising of 30 weeks.
There may be the opportunity to carry out a work placement during this course.
BTEC HND Business
Marketing, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Human Resources
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. Candidates are required to provide a suitable reference.
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.
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UCG Complaints Policy 2019-22
HE Student Protection Plan 2019/20
United Colleges Group Access Statement
Higher Education Student Support
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Please note that to ensure students get the best experience possible, our Higher Education courses will run subject to numbers. If we are unable to meet our minimum threshold, we will aim to direct you to a provider who has a similar offer.