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Higher National Certificate

Study mode Full time / Part time
Location Moulton
Level Level 4
Start date Sep 2022
Duration 1 year / 2 years

This business course is designed to be the perfect step towards your further study or career within industry and management.

Business is a hugely varied and exciting subject area covering sales, finance, marketing and customer insights. Being a vocational course means that you will have the opportunity to develop your practical and theoretical skills giving you the best start to your career in business.

Topics will include:

  • Business & the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management & Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project.

Additional units:

  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

Topics in year two include: Research Project; Organisational Behaviour

Additional units: Operations and Project Management; Understanding and Leading Change; Global Business Environment; Business Strategy; Pitching and Negotiating Skills

Progression onto appropriate Level 6 or into Industry

GCSE English and Maths, 9 - 4 (A* - C). Alternative equivalency testing may be undertaken plus one of the following: An A Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one subject

  • Other related Level 3 qualification(s)
  • Access Diploma - in Public Services or Social Studies
  • Ideally, in a relevant subject such as Business, Law, Economics, Marketing, Accounting or Finance.

For students over 18, suitable work experience may be taken into consideration instead of formal academic studies.


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