This course will give you an excellent introduction to a wide range of business and management skills. The diverse nature of the course will ensure that you are equipped with the knowledge to start your own business, undertake a variety of business-related job roles or progress onto the HND Business.
About the course
This course will give you a practical grounding in a range of business disciplines such as accounting, human resource management, operations management and marketing. Assignment and activities are designed to simulate real world situations.
A wide variety of assessment methods are used on the course including assignments, group work, presentations, projects and examinations. Your tutor will be on-hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.
Your study programme incorpporates valuable additions to help you succeed, including: regular one-to-ones with highly qualified and experienced professionals who will help you to manage your workload and give you valuable feedback; dedicated careers advisors who can provide you with a wide range of support including CV writing, UCAS applications, interview skills and much more.
Areas of study
The HNC course consists of 4 units, with an additional 4 units available if you choose to progress to the HND course in the following year.
Areas of study may include:
- Business and the Business Environment
- Management and Operations
- Marketing Essentials
- Human Resource Management
- Innovation and Commercialisation
- Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
- Management Accounting
- Managing a Successful Project (Pearson Set)
Typically 64 UCAS points or equivalent and level 2 qualifications in English and maths.
Upon successful completion of your course, you can progress to the HND which is the equivalent of the second year of a bachelor's degree. Following this, you can top-up this course to a full bachelor's degree at the University of Bedfordshire and other participating universities.
Coming to College is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to your place of study and potentially to a local work placement. If you are concerned about this, please click here to see what financial support is available through our Student Services team.
This course is eligible for a Student Loan. This is a taught course consisting of eight modules per stage over two years. The timetable is arranged on one day a week, so the course can be combined with work.