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Entry Requirements

Level 4 HNC Diploma in Business and a reference from your tutor plus attendance at an interview.

For further details on entry requirements, please see the Higher Education Guide 2015-16 on our website.

Who is the course for

Develop your business knowledge and boost your career prospects by gaining a nationally recognised professional higher education qualification. This course is for those who have completed a Level 4 HNC and wish to continue their studies at Level 5 and potentially progress on to university to complete a full (1 year 'top up') degree programme or enter employment directly.

Course Content

Core units:

  • Research project
  • Organisatinal behaviour.

Please choose optional units from the following areas:

  • Accounting and finance
  • Business and operations management
  • Human resource management
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship and small business management.

Study Methods

Lectures, group work, assignments, presentations and workshops.

How is the course assessed

Assessment is through a series of assignments including written assignments, group work and presentations.

Where next - Further Studies

Students may gain credit for years 1-2 of a degree programme and students may progress to a related Honours degree. Many professional bodies also recognise the BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma for further professional study.

Where next - Job Opportunities

The course will prepare you for jobs in trainee management or junior management positions.

More Information

Students will attend college for 15 hours - over three days. Student are expected to complete approximately 18 hours per week of independent study (i.e. on research and completing assignments).

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 10 June 2016

How to Apply

All applications for HND courses are through Universities and College Admissions Service (UCAS). For an application pack, contact UCAS on 01242 227788 or visit

For information and advice from the College you can also make an initial application by clicking the Apply Now button below. Our Information, Advice and Guidance team can provide you with support and advice to help you through the UCAS process.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Wed 28 September 2016

Starts: 28/09/2016

Duration: 32 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00