Business — Higher National Diploma (HND) Top Up

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Course information


The course has been developed to focus on providing education and training
for a range of careers in business such as management, administration,
personnel, marketing, accounting and law, as well as providing a general
qualification which allows flexibility of study to meet local or specialist
needs.


The core units studied on this programme are:



  • Research Project (Pearson Set)

  • Organisational Behaviour

The optional units studied are:



  • Taxation

  • Business Strategy

  • Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisations

  • Consumer Behaviour and Insight

  • Planning for Growth

Skills and Knowledge Developed: Higher Nationals in Business have been
developed to focus on:



  • providing education and training for a range of careers in business such
    as management, administration, personnel, marketing, accounting and law

  • providing a general qualification which allows flexibility of study to
    meet local or specialist needs

  • providing specialist options which meet the needs of major functions in
    business and allows specialisation with career progression and professional
    recognition in mind

Special Features: Higher nationals are designed to provide a specialist
vocational programme linked to professional body requirements and National
Occupational Standards, where appropriate. They offer a strong, sector-related
emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite
knowledge and understanding. The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in
the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector and their
national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment.


The programme handbook for this course is available to applicants online:


HND Business Top Up Programme Handbook (19-20)


Please note: this course will only run when it has a sufficient number of applicants.

Qualifications

Higher National Diploma in Business

This course leads to...

The Higher National is a strong foundation for learners continuing to university to complete a degree. The level of independent research and critical thinking, as well as the assessment methodology, helps to prepare learners for university.

Although the Certificate is broadly equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree, and the Diploma is broadly equivalent to the second year of this degree, the entry point for a higher national learner to a degree is at the discretion of the higher education institution.


Entry Requirements

• Full level 3 qualification (A-level or BTEC or equivalent) in relevant subject area or sufficient work experience in business/administration and finance (must produce evidence of this)
• Full level 4 qualifications will be considered
• Applicants will be interviewed and will sit an initial assessment.

Applicants should hold a total UCAS Tariff points score from relevant qualifications of at least 96 points.

Candidates applying for apprenticeship routes need to be in employment.



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Further Information...

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Overview

Course ID: 159313

Course Year: 19/20

Course Duration: 1 Year



Fees

This course is only available to learners aged 18 and over. Fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer, but you may qualify for a student loan through Student Finance England towards the cost of your course and living costs. Find out more at https://www.gov.uk/student-finance, or contact our HE team at HEoffice@liv-coll.ac.uk.


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