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Harlow College

Business

UCAS Code: HDBA

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

This Business course provides a stimulating and challenging programme of study that will be both engaging and memorable for students, along with essential subject knowledge that students need to progress successfully into the world of work or a related degree.

BTEC is the world's most successful and best-loved vocational qualification brand and is renowned for engaging students in practical, interpersonal and thinking skills for more than thirty years.

BTEC Higher National qualifications are widely recognised by industry and higher education as the principal vocational qualification at Levels 4 and 5.

The qualification provides students with a clear line-of-sight to employment and to progression to a degree.

After the HND a Top-up to a full Degree may be possible.

After the HNC – you could ask to transfer to the second year of a degree. Again, contact the University's admission team direct after searching the course on the UCAS website. Or you could continue at Harlow College and complete your HND.

Or get a job in Business, Business Management, Marketing, Law, Accounting, Business Administration, Sales, Event Management, Politics, and many more.

Modules

HNC (Level 4)
Module Level Credit
1. Business and the Business Environment
2. Marketing Essentials
3. Human Resource Management
4. Management and Operations
5. Management Accounting
6. Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set)
7 or 8. Innovation and Commercialisation or Business law
9. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

HND (Level 5)
Module Level Credit
11. Research Project
12. Organisational Behaviour

Specialist Units
Module Level Credit
16. Operations & Project Management
17. Change Management
18. Global Business Environment

Optional modules
Module Level Credit
32. Business Strategy
41. Brand Management

*These modules may be subject to change

Assessment methods

All assessment is Internal except for Managing a successful Business Project (unit 6) and the Research project (unit 11) which will both be set by Pearson. There are no external examinations for this qualification.

Each qualification is assessed with either a Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Assessment methods will vary for each module but will be a range of:
Written assessment
Mind Mapping
Presentations
Discussions
Practical assessments
Action research

The % of teaching and learning that is:
Coursework/written 70%
Practical 10%
Work based learning 20%

The % type of planned learning:
Planned hours face to face 70%
Independent study 30%

Assessment % how much is:
Final assessment end loaded 35%
In year assessment/continuous 65%

Types of assessment %:
Controlled assessment (open book or closed book) 0%
Exam – written 0%
Exam – multiple choice 0%
Portfolio 60%
Practical piece 20%
Work based 20%

The Uni


Course location:

Harlow College

Department:

Business

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