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Entry Requirements

Satisfactory completion of the HNC with a minimum attendance of 85% and an excellent college report. External applicants will be considered subject to matching of HNC units and satisfactory references.

Who is the course for

Pearson BTEC 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

Course Content

The units are

  • Research Project (Pearson-set)
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Identifying Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • Launching a New Venture
  • Managing and Running a Small Business
  • Sales Management
  • Pitching and Negotiating Skills.

Where next - Further Studies

Details of entry requirements for BTEC Higher National graduates into degree programmes at institutions in the UK and internationally can be found here

BSc degree programmes and MSc programmes after suitable post-diploma experience.

Students have progressed onto the final year of a degree course at the following universities:

  • Hertfordshire University
  • Middlesex University
  • Greenwich University
  • Westminster University
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • West London University
  • East London University
  • Bath University.
  • Pearson College
  • Kingston College.

Where next - Job Opportunities

The skills offered as part of the Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma can provide graduates with the opportunity to work in many different areas of the Business sector. Previous students have successfully gained employment in the following roles: Banking, Law, accounting, Retail management, Hospitality, Event organisation etc.

More Information

Please click here for the Course Handbook – containing full course details plus information on

  • Assessment and grading
  • College rules and resources
  • Student support and representation.

UCAS code: N101

Last updated: 18 January 2018

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 www.ucas.com

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 Mon 03 September 2018

Starts: 03/09/2018

Duration: 32 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

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