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Loughborough College

Business

UCAS Code: 292N

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Business studies

The HND in Business combines theoretical study with practical experience, providing you with an understanding of the key areas of industry practice. The course will also develop you as a fully rounded practitioner and professional within yoiur respective field by studying various modules, including:
- Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

- Human Resource Management

- The Principles of Marketing

You will be taught by specialist managers who have proven experience in various divisions of the business environment. We consistently strive to provide advanced training that is relevant and, therefore, we regularly update this learning programme to reflect the changing issues and practices within industry.

Features and Benefits
- Students will also have the opportunity to gain the ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management, which is highly regarded by industry.

- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.

- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.

- Access to our specialist Engineering Labs and industry relevant software, equipment, resources and expertise (ENGINEERING COURSES ONLY)

- Loughborough College was awarded TEF Silver 2017.

- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Progression Opportunities
This HND enables you to progress on to a BA (Hons) Leadership and Management (Top-Up) Degree at Loughborough College. Our HND also provides you with the skills needed to embark on a career within a variety of exciting industries.

Modules

Year 1 Modules: Business and the Business Environment, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Management and Operations, Business Law, Marketing Essentials, Managing a Successful Business Project, Management Accounting and Human Resource Management.

Year 2 Modules: Research Project, Pitching and Negotiation Skills, Business Strategy, International Marketing, Organisational Behavior, Taxation and Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisations

Assessment methods

The programme uses a variety of assessment techniques to ensure that you can demonstrate the range of learning outcomes. Subject knowledge and understanding is assessed through examinations, coursework essays, coursework reports, individual or group presentations, written evaluations, debates and posters will be used as other forms of assessment. These also assess a range of transferable skills, including confidence in academic written communication

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£7,395
per year
England
£7,395
per year
EU
£7,395
per year
International
£7,395
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,395
per year
Scotland
£7,395
per year
Wales
£7,395
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Loughborough College

Department:

Management

TEF rating:

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