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Bedford College Group

HNC / HND Business (Bedford)

UCAS Code: 001N

Higher National Diploma - HND

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

Other options

2.0 years | Full-time | 2021

During this course you will develop the breadth and depth of knowledge required by managers in today's society. You will consider the economic, financial and legal issues managers have to deal, along with the tools and techniques they use. The HND Business qualification is achieved after two years, and can be topped up to obtain a full degree. This Business Level 4/5 course is the equivalent to the first two years of a university degree, and offers a local approach to study, with close personal support available throughout your study. Links to real businesses and local employers make it suitable for those wishing to progress directly to employment or to university.

On successful completion of the HND you will have the option to top up the qualification to a full Bachelor’s degree at university or enter employment. You can also can join one of the many professional institutes and continue your studies through their examinations.

Modules

There will be a wide range of units available to study, which in the first year may include:

Business environment
Managing financial resources
Organisations and behaviour
Marketing principles
Aspects of contract and negligence
Costing and budgeting
HRM
Working with and leading people.

Units available in the second year may include:

Business decision making
Business strategy
Business project
Small business
European business
Marketing planning
Human resource development
Employment law.

Assessment methods

Each unit will be assessed using a variety of methods, including written reports, presentations, oral and practical assessments; there are no external examinations. The assessments will develop your work-related skills, such as analysis, problem solving, decision making, communication and presentation skills. These will enhance your self-confidence, allowing you to progress your career aims.

Tuition fees

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England
£5,895
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,895
per year
Scotland
£5,895
per year
Wales
£5,895
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bedford College

Department:

Business

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