|Course Title||Business Studies HNC|
The Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Business offers you a broad introduction to the subject area through a range of units, which creates the opportunity to gain relevant skills, knowledge and experience across a range of business sectors. This builds core skills and knowledge while preparingyou for subject specialisation and progression to at Level 5. You will gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained in research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios
Following the completion of the HNC the next stage could be the Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business which would then create the opportunity on completion to apply for such courses as:
BSc (Hons) in Business and Management (top up)
BA and BSc (Hons) in Business Studies (top up)
After completing a BTEC Higher National Certificate or Diploma, students can also progress directly into employment.
For students who have recently been in education, the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:
At Level 4 you will develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the business sector through eight core modules.
The modules are:
You will be assessed by a variety of methods including presentations, observations, case studies and written assignments.
Graduates successfully completing the Higher National Certificate will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the basic concepts of business. They will be able to communicate accurately and appropriately and they will have the qualities needed for employment that requires some degree of personal responsibility. They will have developed a range of transferable skills to ensure effective team working, initiatives, organisational competence and problem-solving strategies. They will be adaptable and flexible in their approach to business, show resilience under pressure, and meet challenging targets within a given resource.
All students receive an initial allocation of 600 credits per academic year for printing and photocopying, additional credits can be purchased if required.
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A Bury College Business student was invited to one of the UKs top television broadcaster where he enjoyed a week long work experience placement.