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HCUC

Business

UCAS Code: 002N

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

English language and Maths at grade A*- C (grade 9 - 4) International students require an IELTS score of 5.5.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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Business related subjects required from a related full Level 3 qualification such as A-Level, BTEC or Access to Higher Education

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

This course is for those who wish to pursue a career in, a wide range of business areas such as marketing, HR or finance etc. Besides being a stand-alone qualification this course is also for those students who wish to progress to the 2nd year of a university degree course or complete the HND component of a higher national qualification.

Modules

These subjects will help students develop a broad knowledge and awareness of the key aspects of the business sector at Level 4, through six core units (mandatory), which includes one Pearson set unit.

Units:

Business and the business environment (Assignment based)
Marketing essentials (Assignment based)
Human resource management (Assignment based)
Management and operations (Assignment based)
Management accounting (Assignment based)
Managing a successful business project (Pearson Set assignment)
Business law (Assignment based)
Entrepreneurship and small business management. (Assignment based).
Study Methods
The HNC has 1,200 hours of Total qualification time. This is an estimate of the total time it could reasonably be expected for a learner to achieve a qualification. 40% or 480 hours of the allocated time (TQT) is spent at college in lecturers and workshops.

This is 15 hours per week, with half spent in lectures (taught lessons) and half in workshops. (Opportunities for research with lecturer support. The remaining 60% or 720 hours will be spent completing independent study. For example, completing assignment, working at home or in the LRC.

Assessment methods

The HNC is 100% coursework with 1 Pearson Set unit (12.5%). This unit is a research project that will include timetabled sessions 50% and independent study 50%.

The theme of the project is provided by Pearson and limited guidance and feedback will be provided throughout the duration of the project. The project must be completed by February and is an open book non exam unit.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£5,502
per year
England
£5,502
per year
EU
£5,502
per year
International
£7,164
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,502
per year
Scotland
£5,502
per year
Wales
£5,502
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

Harrow Campus

Main Site - Uxbridge Campus

Department:

Business

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