HND IN BUSINESS RQF


Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Business Management) (RQF)

Course ID Course Name
ECLHNBM04-RQF Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Business Management) (RQF)

 
 

Awarding Body:Pearson
Duration:24 Months
Intakes:September,January & May
RQF Level:5
Credit Value:240 Credits Minimum
 
The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Business is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the business sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Business are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the business sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in business. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the business sector, Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Business give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training.

 

Structure

 

The full programme consists of the following Units which will be studied full time throughout the two years.

 

CORE UNITS (Level 4)

 

Unit 1 – Business and the Business Environment
Unit 2 – Marketing Essentials
Unit 3 – Human Resource Management
Unit 4 – Management and Operations
Unit 5 – Management Accounting
Unit 6 – Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set)

 

Optional Units:

 

Unit 7 – Business Law
Unit 10 – Financial Accounting

 

CORE UNITS (Level 5)

 

Unit 11 – Research Project (Pearson-set)
Unit 12 – Organisational Behaviour

 

Optional Units:

 

Unit 31 – Statistic for Management
Unit 32 – Business Strategy
Unit 36 – Human Resources
Unit 39 – Sales Management
Unit 40 – International Marketing
* Modules may be subject to change

 

Assessment is through the submission of assignments, project or examination at the end of each Unit. Assessment is subject to internal and external verification of the units submitted. All units must be passed to achieve the full qualification.

 

This is a full time programme and students are required to attend 15 – 21 hours of supervised study per week.

For full course specification visit:Course Specification

 
Entry Requirements

  • A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Business
  • One GCE A Level Pass in a relevant subject and 5 GCSE Grades at A* to C in subjects such as Maths and English
  •  Other related Level 3 qualifications
  • An international equivalent of the above.
  • 5 GCSE Passes with a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in the business sector
  • English language B2 or IELTS 5.5 (Reading and Writing must be at 5.5)
    An applicant’s prior learning may be considered for acceptance on the BTEC Higher Nationals, through Recognition of Prior Learning (A proven minimum 5 Years’ work experience in a relevant field

 
English Language Requirement:

Applicants who wish to apply for the course must provide evidence of a proficiency in English Language to a minimum of level CEFR B2 /IELTS 5.5 through a certificate from an ofqual approved awarding body. College may also ask students to sit for college numeracy and/or literacy exams. Evidence of proficiency in English is not required if the applicant has studied the last two years (example GCE or GCSE) or equivalent qualification in the English medium.

 
Progression

You may also top-up your HND with a BA (Hons) Business Administration at the University of Bedfordshire or any university of your choice.