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Chichester College

Business

UCAS Code: BUS2

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

UCAS Tariff

96

A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

The Higher National Diploma (HND) includes a range of modules chosen to give learners a comprehensive understanding of business management functions. It is a practically based course which aims to expose students to a wide variety of projects and prepare them for a professional career in the industry.
The course will provide students with a solid foundation in a range of business disciplines such as Marketing Essentials, Human Resource Management, Management Accounting and Organisational Behaviour. It is comprised of both mandatory and option units, with the aim of allowing students to gain specialist knowledge in key areas of interest.
Students may wish to convert the BTEC HND into a full BA (Hons) Degree by completing the top up year which is available at Chichester College or other UK universities. Alternatively, the HND has a strong managerial focus which helps successful candidates to progress to senior roles and excellent career routes exist in a wide range of business settings

This qualification has been approved by ACCA, CIMA and CIPS and may also offer exemptions in professional body exams such as CIMA, CIPD, ACCA and CIPS (units dependent).

Modules

The HND in Business is run as a modular course over 2 years, divided into semesters. Students are required to complete and pass 16 units: 4 per semester. There are 8 business cores and 8 specialist units. Year 1 Units: Business and the Business Environment; Marketing Essentials; Human Resource Management; Management and Operations; Management Accounting; Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set). Optional modules: Business Law; Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management; Year 2 Units: Research Project (Pearson-set); Organisational Behaviour. Optional modules: Statistics in Management; Business Strategy; Developing Individuals and Teams Consumer Behaviour and Insight; Planning for Growth.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, performance, presentations, as well as written examinations and a final year major project. The grades from formal assessments count towards your unit mark. The balance of assessment by examination and assessment by coursework depends on your course choices.

Tuition fees

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£6,500
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£6,500
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EU
£6,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,500
per year
Scotland
£6,500
per year
Wales
£6,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Crawley College

Department:

Business and Management

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