Business (HNC)

Business (HNC)

This programme explores key areas of business practice, giving you the practical skills, knowledge and experience to make them of immediate value in the workplace.

Course Information

  • Course Type University Level
  • Subject Area Business
  • Qualification Higher National Certificate (HNC)
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 4
  • Location Victoria House
  • Course Length This is a 1 year, full time programme.
  • Start Date September yearly
  • End Date July Yearly
  • Fee £7,495
  • Course Code N111
Overview

Do you want to learn relevant skills and knowledge to work in business?
Are you keen to study a broad range of business as well as have the chance to specialise?

This programme explores key areas of business practice, giving you the practical skills, knowledge and experience to make them of immediate value in the workplace.

The programme has a high practical focus in addition to a range of theoretical approaches thus equipping you with a relevant portfolio of skills and experiences to enter a currently challenging job market. You will benefit from small groups enabling opportunities to communicate closely with lecturers.

This programme is modular and coursework based. A variety of teaching methods are used, including formal lectures, practical sessions and role plays. Most modules will be assessed by a mixture of coursework and end of module tests. You will have the opportunity to select a pathway to specialise in (this will be subject to numbers and interest). All pathways will include a Research Project and Organisational Behaviour as core units. Some practical modules are assessed on 100% coursework.

Click here to view the student handbook for this course: HN Business Student Handbook 2019-20

Topics will include:

  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Entry Requirements

You will need 64 UCAS tariff points. GCSE Maths and English is required at grade C (or 4) or above (or equivalent O Level).

Facilities

You will have access to a learning centre with dedicated Higher Education study space. There is a refectory in Victoria House as well as a social area for Higher Education students in Business and IT.

Additional Costs

The purchase of recommended textbooks for the programme. There is an additional expense associated with the optional educational visit each year which will be confirmed once a destination is selected.

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