Business HNC Level 4 - Higher Education

Halesowen College

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Course Location: Whittingham Road Campus

Course Duration: Part-time 2 years

Fees (2016-17)

  • Part-time UK and EU student £2,850 (£2,850 in year 2) - Student Loans are available. 

Please note that we are currently unable to accept international students.

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About this course

This qualification is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment.

It will enable you to meet changing circumstances, whether arising from a change in your own sphere of employment, promotion to supervisory or management roles or from general changes in business practices and the business environment.

Those completing a Business and Professional Administration Apprenticeship would be required to complete this qualification.

What will I learn?

Year 1

  • Business Environment
  • Managing Resources and Decisions
  • Organisations and Behaviour
  • Marketing Principles

Year 2

  • Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Planning
  • Working with and Leading People

Specialist unit may be subject to change

In addition to the course content the course may be enhanced by the provision of guest speakers, enrichment trips and team building activities arranged throughout the course.

What do I need?

  • A BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma qualification 2 or more A Levels (at least one of which should be in an essay based subject); or
  • Access to Higher Education Certificate

This profile should be supported by GCSE grades A* to C in English Language and Maths.

Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.

Where can it take me?

Employment routes after completion of qualification

As the curriculum is broad, the qualification prepares you for employment in all business sectors. It gives you the theoretical knowledge as well as underpinning skills to make a positive contribution towards business growth.

Top up routes after completion of the qualification

You can progress onto the Higher National Diploma in Business which is an additional eight units or you may wish to work towards professional membership or study for professional body examinations such as CIMA, CIPD.

Additional Information

You can start this course in September or January.

How to Apply

To apply for the HNC in Business you will need to create an account on the Halesowen College iTracker - 

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