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Higher National Diploma in Business Management
Department of Business & Management

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Award   Higher National Diploma  HND Course Title   Business Management
UCAS Code   002N Award Level   RQF 5
Start Dates   September and January Study Mode  Full-Time [2 years]
Awarding Body  Pearson BTEC
  1. Entry Requirements
  2. Course Overview
  3. Course Structure
  4. Course Content
  5. Progression
  6. Professional Recognition
  7. Fees
  8. Apply Online

Course Overview

BTEC Higher National Diplomas are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and with a strong work related emphasis.

The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their specialist sector and their wide recognition by employers allows progression directly into employment.

BTEC Higher Nationals offer a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in their sector.

This course offers a broad based introduction to Business and a specialist field of management. A range of assessment methods is used including coursework, projects, presentations and examinations.


General Entry Requirements

    If you are under 21 years of age at the start of the course, you must have at least one of the following:
    • At least one GCE A-level pass. In addition, you should have appropriate supporting passes at GCSE (including English and Maths at grade C or above) or Key Skills Level 2 qualifications in communication, IT and Application of Number or equivalent.
    • A Level 3 qualification such as: BTEC level 3 Diploma, National Diploma, Advanced GNVQ/NVQ, AVCE/VCE, Foundation Certificate in a relevant subject
    • Access to Higher Education in a relevant subject
    • Advanced Modern Apprenticeship with Level 3 qualifications in a relevant subject
    • Baccalaureate/International Baccalaureate
    • An equivalent foreign qualification
    • Any other level 3 qualification in a relevant subject

    If you are over 21 years of age, you may demonstrate a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include relevant work experience and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.

Progression

The range of skills acquired on the course will be particularly relevant to management, finance, banking and retail sectors.

Graduates can also progress to a 1-year BA(Hons) Top Up degree in Business Management awarded by the University of Derby.  

 


Professional Recognition

ACCA, CIMA and CIPS offer exemptions towards their professional qualifications to graduates of Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business Management.

Course Structure

    You will study these modules:


Year 1
UNIT CODEUNIT NAMEUNIT LEVELUNIT CREDIT
HNBS 301Business and the Business Environment - 4 415
HNBS 302Marketing Essentials - 4415
HNBS 303Human Resource Management - 4415
HNBS 304Management and Operations - 4415
HNBS 305Management Accounting - 4415
HNBS 306Managing Successful Business Project - 4415
HNBS 308Innovation and Commercialisation - 4415
HNBS 309Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management - 4415


Year 2
UNIT CODEUNIT NAMEUNIT LEVELUNIT CREDIT
HNBS 311Research Project (Double Module) - 5530
HNBS 312Organisational Behaviour - 5515
HNBS 316Operations and Project Management - 5515
HNBS 317Understanding and Leading Change - 5515
HNBS 318Global Business Environment - 5515
HNBS 332Business Strategy - 5215
HNBS 337Consumer Behaviour and Insight - 5215

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for Full-Time Programmes - 2016/2017

Study Programme Yearly Fees
UK/EU Students
  Duration
Higher National Certificate £6,000.00   1 year
Higher National Diploma
£6,000.00   2 years
Higher National Diploma (Accelerated Track) -   1 year
Higher National Diploma HND
Engineering (Accelerated Track)
-   1 year
Postgraduate Diploma QCF level 7 £3,986.00   1 year
BA/BSc (Hons) Top-Up
£6,000.00   1 year

Important Notes

  • The above tuition fees do not include textbooks, study materials or accommodation fees.
  • The course fees includes the costs for any field visits and professional body accreditation. Students will not be charged any additional fees.

Home Students

To be classified as a home student for the purpose of tuition fee payment:
  • you must be a British or EU national
  • you must have resided in the European Union for three years prior to the start of your course
The three year residence rule also applies to you if you have:
  • an indefinite leave to remain in the UK visa
  • a spouse/partner/dependent visa
  • any other visa which permits you to remain and work in the UK without any restrictions

Tuition fees for Part-Time Programmes - 2016/2017

Study Programme Yearly Fees
UK/EU Students
  Duration
Higher National Certificate
£3,000.00   2 years

Higher National Diploma

£4,000.00   3 years
Postgraduate Diploma QCF level 7 £1,993.00   2 years
BA/BSc (Hons) Top-Up

£3,000.00   2 years

Important Notes

  • The above tuition fees do not include textbooks, study materials or accommodation fees.
  • The course fees includes the costs for any field visits and professional body accreditation. Students will not be charged any additional fees.

Home Students

To be classified as a home student for the purpose of tuition fee payment:
  • you must be a British or EU national
  • you must have resided in the European Union for three years prior to the start of your course
The three year residence rule also applies to you if you have:
  • an indefinite leave to remain in the UK visa
  • a spouse/partner/dependent visa
  • any other visa which permits you to remain and work in the UK without any restrictions

Online Application

Note: Before you apply, please make sure you have access to your email, prepared document scans (picture, passport, other supporting documents)

Please click here to proceed with Online Application (opens in new window)


Business and the Business Environment - 4 [HNBS 301]

Unit type:Core


Marketing Essentials - 4 [HNBS 302]

Unit type:Core


Human Resource Management - 4 [HNBS 303]

Unit type:Core


Management and Operations - 4 [HNBS 304]

Unit type:Core


Management Accounting - 4 [HNBS 305]

Unit type:Core


Managing Successful Business Project - 4 [HNBS 306]

Unit type:Core


Innovation and Commercialisation - 4 [HNBS 308]

Unit type:Specialist


Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management - 4 [HNBS 309]

Unit type:Specialist


Research Project (Double Module) - 5 [HNBS 311]

Unit type:Core


Organisational Behaviour - 5 [HNBS 312]

Unit type:Core


Operations and Project Management - 5 [HNBS 316]

Unit type:Specialist


Understanding and Leading Change - 5 [HNBS 317]

Unit type:Specialist


Global Business Environment - 5 [HNBS 318]

Unit type:Specialist


Business Strategy - 5 [HNBS 332]

Unit type:Specialist


Consumer Behaviour and Insight - 5 [HNBS 337]

Unit type:Specialist


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