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Management & Leadership

Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education

UCAS Code: ALM3 | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


Scottish Higher

C,C

2 Highers or equivalent and National 5 Maths or equivalent

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42

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

The HNC in Management & Leadership is ideal for existing managers looking to gain a formal qualification in their field or for aspiring managers starting out in the industry. During the HNC in Management & Leadership you will develop your management principles such as leadership and managing people as well as business, economics and marketing to give you a grounding in all aspects of management and leadership.

Working in a managerial role can be a challenging yet rewarding experience. Whether you are already a leader or manager with responsibilities or are aspiring to step into a new role that requires such responsibility, in committing yourself to a higher national qualification in Management & Leadership, you will learn the necessary skills and knowledge required to operate within demanding and highly competitive environments.

**The key areas covered during the HNC are**
- Self-development

- Management and leadership skills

- Managing and working with others

- Planning and implementing change

- Managing operational resources

- Customer care

**What you will learn**
- Develop the skills required of a manager and to build and develop the practical knowledge and skills that allow you to face the day to day challenges of the modern workplace.

- Develop your knowledge and skills required for employment in a management environment

- Build the key skills of personal resilience, confidence and empathy

- Establish a working knowledge of the key functional areas that shape leadership roles and build a set of practical skills that you can take to the workplace

- Develop the skills required of a manager to connect with co-workers, peers, customers and other stakeholders

- Enable you to contribute within an organisation and undertake leadership responsibility for a given area/project or idea

- Apply leadership skills in a range of organisational settings

The HNC in Management & Leadership is the first year of the 2-year Diploma course; successful completion of the HNC in Management & Leadership allows you to progress to the Diploma in Management & Leadership. Alternatively, the College has an agreement in place with Abertay University which allows you to progress to year 2 of a related degree programme, after successfully completing the HNC. Visit almcollege.ac.uk for more information

**Professional recognition**

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) jointly certificates the HNC and Diploma in Management and Leadership with SQA. On achievement of the HNC or Diploma in Management and Leadership, you are eligible for Associate (ACMI) membership of the CMI.

You are also entitled to 12 months free studying membership of CMI when registered on the HNC or Diploma in Management and Leadership.

Modules

Economic issues
Managing Operational Resources
Business Law: An Introduction
Managing People and Organisations
Management: Leadership at Work
Management: Developing Self-Management Skills
Marketing: An Introduction
Managing People
Management & Leadership Graded unit 1

Assessment methods

Theory and practice are taught through a variety of innovative learning methods and opportunities.

Assessment will be through report, essays and case studies as well as presentations, group assessments and projects.

The HNC includes a Graded Unit, which is a project in the form of a practical assignment. It is designed to assess your ability to retain and integrate the knowledge and skills gained in the award and also to grade your achievement.

There are three grades:
A — if you achieve 70% or over
B — if you achieve between 60% and 69%
C — if you achieve between 50% and 59%.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£4,500
per year
England
£4,500
per year
EU
£6,750
per year
International
£6,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£4,500
per year
Republic of Ireland
£4,500
per year
Scotland
£1,205
per year
Wales
£4,500
per year

Extra funding

Applicants can apply for UK government loans and funding. Bursaries & scholarships of up to £3,000 are available.

The Uni


Course location:

Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education

Department:

Business and Management

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