Higher National Diploma Business &
of this course is to expand the studentís knowledge of the operation of
business organisations. It provides students with the opportunity to
develop their business skills and enables them to progress onto a degree
or employment. As part of the course students will improve their critical
thinking, powers of analysis and evaluative skills. The course includes
group and individual assignments. The following modules are covered:
and Regulatory Frameworks
Competition and Environment
Techniques for Business
are assessed continuously with formal examinations for some modules.
In association with De Montfort University the College offers four Higher National
Diplomas (HNDs). These Are listed in the UCAS handbook under the University's ''table of associate and linked colleges and campuses" (see DEM D26, Campus code Z). An additional HND in Travel and Tourism is offered through a consortium arrangement.
HND business and Finance UCAS Course Code - 105G
HND Computing UCAS Course Code - 421N
HND Health and Care UCAS Course Code - 006B
HND Sport UCAS Course Code - 045L
HND Travel and Tourism Contact Student Services for UCAS Code
for HND courses applicant should normally meet one of the following criteria:
1 Possess an appropriate BTEC National Certificate, National Diploma, Advanced GNVQ or equivalent qualification.
2 Have studied two subjects to A level with a pass in at least one subject and four passes at GCSE level (grade 'C' or above), preferably including English and
The College also welcomes applications for HND programmes from mature students (candidates aged 21 and over at commencement of their course) who are unable to meet normal entry requirements but who have relevant previous experience.
Applications for these courses should normally be made through UCAS. However, if
you require assistance please contact the Head of Student Services on 01476 400249.
successful completion of this course students can enter careers in
accountancy, administration, computing, insurance, marketing, retailing or
personnel. Alternatively students with suitable grades, can progress to
the third year of a business degree programme. Such as Year 3 of the BA in
Business Administration at De Montfort University.