About this course
Higher National Certificate in Business is a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and with a strong work related emphasis.
This programme provides a combination of theoretical ideas and practical techniques which gives a thorough grounding for a variety of careers in a range of management functions such as general management, financial planning and human resource management.
This varied and interesting course provides you with solid foundations of what it takes to manage a successful business or organisation.
You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials. Your studies will be supported by trips to trade exhibitions, career fairs and guest speakers from the industry. You will also develop your transferable skills such as critical analysis, time management, business planning and efficient business communication, to ensure that you have the awareness to succeed in the changing business world.
You will be assessed through individual and group projects, case studies, oral presentations, time constrained and written assignments.
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.
Careers and employability
Pearson BTEC Higher National Certificates are well-established and internationally recognised qualifications offering graduates progression directly to employment.
Successful completion of your Higher National Certificate can lead to employment in management, business, sales, buying, finance and administration.
You can also study further for a Higher National Diploma or degree in a related subject.
Pearson BTEC qualifications are nationally and internationally recognised by employers and professional organisations.
The recognition of the BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) is a way for students to prepare for jobs and careers in their chosen field through membership of relevant professional bodies.
Students and graduates may be offered exemptions by professional bodies from parts of their own qualifications in relation to membership. Exemptions will be available from various professional bodies in the fields of accounting, management, law and marketing.
What you will cover
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME||UNIT LEVEL||UNIT CREDIT|
|HNBS 301||Business and the Business Environment - 4 ||4||15|
|HNBS 302||Marketing Essentials - 4||4||15|
|HNBS 303||Human Resource Management - 4||4||15|
|HNBS 304||Management and Operations - 4||4||15|
|HNBS 305||Management Accounting - 4||4||15|
|HNBS 306||Managing Successful Business Project - 4||4||15|
|HNBS 308||Innovation and Commercialisation - 4||4||15|
|HNBS 309||Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management - 4||4||15|
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