About the course
The HND in Business is run as a modular course over 2 years, divided into semesters. The course comprises eight core and eight optional units. It is practically based and provides students with skills and expertise which are both current and highly marketable.
Year 1 core and optional units include Business and the Business Environment; Marketing Essentials; Human Resource Management; Management and Operations; Management Accounting; Managing a Successful Business Project; Business Law; Financial Accounting.
Second Year units include Research Project; Organisational Behaviour; Statistics in Management; Business Systems; Developing Individuals and Teams; Consumer Behaviour and Insight; Pitching and Negotiation Skills.
This qualification has been approved by ACCA, CIMA and CIPS and may also offer exemptions in professional body exams such as CIMA, CIPD, ACCA and CIPS (units dependent). Year 1 comprises the HNC (Level 4 Higher National Certificate) qualification. Students can then progress on to the second year HND (Level 5 Higher National Diploma) to fully complete the qualification.