HNC Business: Marketing and Public Relations

Course Content

This course develops learners' skills within various business functions but will have a Marketing and Public Relations focus. Learners will gain skills in key business areas that are valued by employers. Learners will study core units in the areas of management of people, marketing, economics, accounting, IT and business communication. Learners will also study the Marketing & PR option set which will focus on marketing theories and creating a digital portfolio, which learners can use to showcase their skills to employers and universities. This course will give the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to start an academic journey to university, the workplace or HND Business.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of two Higher passes (English is desirable) or successful attendance and completion of a relevant Advanced Certificate level course (may require a reference). Applicants with relevant work experience will also be considered. Selection will be based upon interview, core skills testing and a written piece of work.

Method of Assessment

Continual assessment with a graded unit exam at the end of the year.

Future Prospects

This course may lead to HND Business, university or employment in a variety of roles. Learners who wish to progress to HND Business will be required to gain 15 credits from HNC and a satisfactory reference may also be required.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    29 Aug 2022

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Business & Administration

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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