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Weymouth College

Business

UCAS Code: NN12

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

D-A*

Applicants will be considered who have achieved an appropriate Access to HE Diploma pathway.

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

PPP-D*D*D*

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Applicants should normally be at least 18 years of age. Applications are welcomed from candidates with a subject-specific Level 3 course such as a National Subsidiary/Diploma/Extended Diploma, A Level, Access to Higher Education Course, or a work-based course, such as NVQ 3 or Advanced Apprenticeship with a minimum 48 UCAS points achieved.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Business is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the business sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. The Higher National Diploma allows students to specialise by committing to specific career paths and progression routes to degree-level study.

The Higher National Diploma in Business is recognised by Higher Education providers as meeting admission requirements to many relevant business-related courses.

Modules

Year 1: Core: Business and the Business Environment; Management Accounting; Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set). Optional/Specialist: Business Law; Operations and Project Management; Understanding and Leading Change; Global Business Environment; Business Strategy.

Year 2: Core: Marketing Essentials; Human Resource Management; Management Operations; Research Project (Pearson-set); Organisational Behaviour. Optional: Innovation and Commercialisation; Pitching and Negiotiating Skills.

Assessment methods

The course is predominantly assessed through the completion of assignment projects. Much of the study will require work outside of formal classes, so self-motivation and good time management skills are essential. As a guideline you are advised that a 15-credit unit approximates to a learning time of 150 hours.

Two core units: one 15 credit (Level 4) and one 30 credit unit (Level 5) will be assessed by a mandatory Pearson-set assignment.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£5,750
per year
England
£5,750
per year
EU
£5,750
per year
International
£5,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,750
per year
Scotland
£5,750
per year
Wales
£5,750
per year

Extra funding

The course fees for this course will be £5750 per annum. Details of the student finance available for all higher education students can be found on the student finance website www.gov.uk/student-finance.

The Uni


Course location:

Weymouth College

Department:

Academic Development and Professional Studies

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