HND Business (Year 1)

Course Content

This course is a progression from HNC Business which develops a greater range and depth of knowledge of core and specialist business functions from a managerial and strategic perspective. You will further develop your research, critical thinking, management and organisational skills through the analysis and evaluation of business issues and the ability to interpret and express them in an integrated and holistic manner. 

Core subjects include: Managing Business Culture and Strategy, Business Law, Economics: Micro/ Macro Theory and The World Economy, Project Management: Strategy/Decision-Making and Risk, Business Statistics, Preparing Financial Forecasts, Graded Unit Project.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of HNC Business: Management & Leadership / Marketing and PR / People Management / Administration & IT (15 credits).

Proof of satisfactory attendance and a reference from Group Tutor may be required.

Method of Assessment

Continuous assessment, both open and closed book, including the graded unit project.

Future Prospects

Studying this course is a stepping stone to university (some universities offer direct entry in years 2/3) or enables progression to employment in intermediate/advanced level commercial, supervisory or managerial positions in business organisations.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    01 Aug 2023

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Business & Administration

  • Course Fee


  • Fee stated is per academic year. All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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