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Nichola Kenny

Programme Lead (Business)

Business Higher National Certificate And Diploma

This course is excellent for ambitious individuals who are looking to further their career in management and supervision, if completed it will offer you the chance to progress within the sector you are working in and possibly allow you to progress onto a degree course, to further specialise your knowledge in one particular area.

Duration: 2 years
Award to be received: BTEC Higher National Diploma
Tuition Fee: £6,250 per year.

Course Details


The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business is a Level 4 and Level 5 qualification, this course will be full-time, with 4 days of study. 

At OLC, we also offer an assignment support day, with your designated tutor. Studying and completing the HND course could enable you to progress into a higher management position. Employment opportunities are widespread as you will gain in-depth knowledge of managing leading people, process, organisations and projects.

Key Details


Throughout the course, you will have both mandatory and optional units. Some of the mandatory units will include:

  • Marketing
  • Managing and Leading teams
  • Project Management
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Business Environment
  • Resource Management
  • Organisational Behaviour

You will be taught by academics that have detailed knowledge of the subject area and supported by a team of personal tutors that will help you with your assignment work, research methods and presentation style. The majority of assessments are written assignment based, although a small number of presentations are expected and the odd time-based assessment in the style of examinations.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements
You must be over 18 years old and have one of the following:

  • BTEC National Certificate/Diploma in Business related studies.
  • NVQ Level 3 in appropriate vocational area.
  • A Level with four passes (A*‐C) at GCSE including Maths and English or equivalent level 2.

Applications are also welcome from mature students with relevant work experience.

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