Course: HNC in Business

Study Level

Level 4

Course Code

HNC in Business


Sixth Form College


1 Year



Whatever the industry, business and business management lies at the core of its chances of success; entrepreneurship, the identifying of opportunities, managing development projects, understanding accounting and finance, marketing, human resources – business is truly the worldwide language.

This course will provide the bedrock for an understanding of this varied and exciting sector and open up opportunities to pursue a career path in a variety of fields. It also will equip you with a level 4 qualification with which to progress to higher levels of study through Higher National Diploma or Honours Degree through a combination of core and optional units, selected for their relevance to the local, national and international business world.

The programme consists of 6 core units and 2 optional units, selected for inclusion in this course due to their relevance to local business and employers and will be delivered by tutors with professional experience of this varied and exciting sector. On completion, you will have a sound knowledge of the basic concepts of business and have the attributes for employment in fields that require some degree of personal responsibility. You will also have developed a range of transferable skills to ensure you can work effectively within a team as well as independently, solving problems, showing resilience under pressure and meeting challenging targets within given parameters.


Please contact us to discuss entry requirements.


A variety of assessments will be used on the course to enable you to experience and adapt to different assessment styles. The assessment methods used will be appropriate to assess each module’s intended learning outcomes. Assessment on the course overall will be approximately 60% coursework (including essays, reports, presentations, group work, and projects), and 40% practical assessments/time-constrained assessments.

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