Business (Management) HND

Business (Management) HND

Higher Nationals are Level 4 and 5 qualifications, equivalent to a foundation degree or the first two years of a full degree. They are vocational courses with an emphasis on ‘learning by doing’ - focusing on the skills and knowledge needed for a particular industry.

Studying this course will give you the knowledge and skills to become a great business all-rounder, improving your employability and career potential. You will study a wide range of local and global issues, developing vital skills such as strategic thinking, problem-solving and leadership. Each unit includes work-based learning as well as theoretical knowledge.

Entry requirements

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.

Future career and study opportunities

On successful completion of the HND, depending on your grade, you may be able to complete a second or third ‘top- up’ year of a suitable degree, such as a BA(Hons) in Business. Alternatively, you will be well placed to pursue a career across almost any industry or business sector.

Example job roles include a Business Development Manager, Auditor, Office Manager, Project Manager, Marketing Manager

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other University Centre course, email headmissions@newcollege.ac.uk

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