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Subject Area

Business and Management

Course Length

2 years




Adult, Higher Education



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Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Business (Management)

Regulatory Body

Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)

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Who is this course for?

The course is for people who would like a highly regarded business qualification that focuses on practical skills and knowledge. It will help improve your job prospects within many different types of organisations in addition to proving a platform for further study.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You are able to apply for this course if you have any of the following:

You should be over 18 have a relevant Level 3 qualification, a Level 2 in English and maths and at least 120 UCAS points.

For example, this might be from a GNVQ Advanced, a BTEC National Certificate or Diploma, an AVCE, an NVQ or one A-level pass.

Or if you have appropriate work experience, and are aged over 21, we will also be happy to consider your application.

Please apply for this course through UCAS.

What are the key things you'll learn?

You will study 16 units over the 2 years.

The core units of this course are:

  • Business Environment
  • Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
  • Organisations and Behaviour
  • Marketing Principles
  • Aspects of contract and Negligence
  • Strategy
  • Research Project
  • Business Decision Making

You will also study a range of specialist Management units including:

  • Managing communication Knowledge and Information
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Personal Development
  • Business Activities,
  • Working with and Leading People
  • Ethics

How you will learn

On this course you will experience a combination of teaching and learning styles as follows:

  • Practical and theoretical classroom teaching
  • Library drop-in sessions
  • Directed work with other students
  • Directed private study

Assessments will incorporate workplace knowledge. You may have reports, portfolios, case studies and timed assessments to complete. Each unit is assessed individually and via different means.

Where could this course take you?

After the completion of this course you will have 240 credits and can progress on to a range of study options in Higher Education such as a BA top up programme. Employment opportunities available include: management, administration, personnel, marketing, accounting, and law.

What costs will you incur?

Tuition fee: £5,500 per year

Some additional expense might be required for notebooks, stationary and potential field trips.