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HND Business

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Rafeya Mubeen

Programme Manager

The HNC/D Business is a level 4 and 5 qualification that aims to provide you, the student, with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to help improve your job prospects within many different types of organisations, in addition to providing a platform for further study.

Successful completion of the programme will lead to the award of HND Business from Tyne Coast College.

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 qualification in appropriate vocational area or A level equivalent. 

And you must have achieved GCSE Maths and English or equivalent Numeracy and Literacy qualifications at Level 2.

Applications are also welcome from mature students with relevant work experience. Contact us for further information.

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Tuition Fees:
£6,165 HNC - £6,165 HND

You can choose to pay your tuition up-front or take out a tuition Fee Loan from Student Finance England which currently defers payment until you start earning £25,000 per year.

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Modules are delivered using a range of assessments to develop your skills both academically and within the workplace. An example of the modules you will study are:

  • Accounting Principles
  • Leadership and Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Planning Principles
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Research Project

Within your first year you will study 8 units and in your second year you will study 7 units. One of the modules will require you to work on a research project.

You will be taught by academics that have relevant industry experience and subject specialisms that will help support your learning journey.

When studying this course you will develop transferable, employable, organisational and  managerial skills such as;

  • Analysing and selecting information.
  • Communicating effectively.
  • Understanding and interpreting numerical data.
  • Problem solving.
  • Personal and Professional Development.
  • Time Management.

HND Business Qualification can also lead to progression from Higher Education, onto a relevant Top-Up Degree.

Provide you with the edge in the jobs market  and develop as professional and self-reflecting individuals to meet the demands of employers in the Business sector.

Enrich your life with new experiences and meeting new people with the same passion as you.

The HND Business qualification provides you an awareness of different leadership and management roles. The programme could lead you, the student into a variety of Career opportunities such as:

  • Human Resources Manager.
  • Digital Marketing Executive.
  • Business Consultant.
  • Project manager.
  • Finance manager.
  • Finance assistant or executive.
  • Business Development Manager.

The course is structured around acquiring and developing the hands-on skills needed for specific careers in Business, you'll be highly valued by employers.

What’s included in your tuition fee?

By choosing to study at OLC you are making a big financial commitment. It’s important that you understand exactly what your fees cover and what additional costs you will need to budget for.


  • Lectures, seminars,tutorials and 121 support
  • Compulsory field trips
  • Access to specialist software and equipment (where relevant)
  • Healthcare uniforms (where relevant)
  • Occupational health check (where relevant)
  • Library
  • Computer access
  • Support and wellbeing services
  • Course administration
  • Graduation ceremony

* The availability of some of these items may be impacted by local and national social distancing restrictions placed on the College from time to time. As such, there may be times when we are unable to provide some or all of the services and facilities listed here.

Not included

  • Textbooks
  • Printing
  • Optional course activities
  • Optional field trips
  • Personal computer, laptop or tablet
  • Stationery
  • Attendance at conferences/festivals
  • Graduation gown hire and photography
  • Personal membership of professional bodies
  • Accommodation fees
  • Living expenses
  • Student immigration and visa costs
  • Optional conference/festival fees
  • Disclosure and Barring Service check (where relevant)
  • Travel expenses for work experience,placements and social events

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