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Shrewsbury Colleges Group

Business

UCAS Code: BSND

Higher National Diploma - HND

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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

A widely-recognised and highly-valued business qualification that enables you to develop a range of skills and gain relevant experience necessary to progress a career in business.
In addition to developing a set of key skills valued by employers the course provides a solid platform for further study in the subject area.
The course includes the key business areas of marketing, human resource management, and finance, as well as the operational and planning associated with business decision making
The programme is designed to prepare and develop people for advancement in business management as well as other business related pathways.
On completion graduates may continue academic study towards a BA (Hons) degree. Alternatively students may decide to move directly into employment in a range of business organisations and related roles.
The varied mix of modules studied means this course will prepare students for a diverse range of employment and further study options in subjects such as Marketing, Event Management, Accounting, Business Management and more.

Modules

Year 1: Core modules: - Marketing Essentials, Business Environment, Human Resource Management, Management and Operations, Management Accounting and Managing a Successful Business. In addition to the six core modules there are two optional modules. These could include Business Law, Innovation and Commercialisation, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management and Financial Accounting.

Year 2: Core modules: - Research Project and Organisational Behaviour. There are five optional modules which could include Statistics for Management, Business Strategy, Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisations, Consumer Behaviour and Insight and Pitching and Negotiating Skills.

Assessment methods

This course is validated by Edexcel and delivered over two years on one day per week. The programme is run on a 4 semester basis from September to June. Your work will be continually assessed throughout the course. The assessment will depend upon the particular module being studied. Typical assessment methods include assignments, developing portfolios, examinations and presentations.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,500
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International
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,500
per year
Scotland
£6,500
per year
Wales
£6,500
per year

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Shrewsbury Colleges Group

Department:

Business

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