BTEC HND in Business
When and Where
- 23 Sep 2019 - 2 Jul 2021 (960 hours, 60 weeks)
- Days and times
- Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
- Morley College London
- Full fee
- £6150 per year Student loan information
- Concession fee
- Concession Fee discount not applicable
- Senior fee
- Senior Fee discount not applicable
- A team of specialist tutors will contribute to this course
- Course code
Whether you want to realise your entrepreneurial dream or to go further in a corporate role, Morley’s HND in Business will provide you with the skills to become an effective business practitioner.
This two-year Higher Education course is equivalent to the first two years of university and will help you learn how businesses of all sizes interact with their stakeholders including the government, pressure groups, customers and consumer unions, as well as other businesses.
This course will give you a practical understanding of setting up and managing business projects, preparing financial statements and forecasts and creating marketing plans.
You will learn how to develop individuals, teams and Organisations,as well as operations and project management, from tutors with professional experience in the sector, while benefiting from the College’s modern dedicated learning spaces.
By the end of the course you will be able to
- understand how businesses of all sizes interact with their stakeholders
- successfully set and manage your own business projects
- create a marketing plan and promote a product/service
- select, recruit, retain and develop staff
- prepare financial statements and forecasts to ensure financial stability and growth.
The HND in Business is delivered partly online. Therefore the teaching hours are 2.5 hours per unit per week.
YEAR 1 units are delivered over 3 terms.
Term 1, 3 units: 10 weeks teaching on Tuesdays (2.5 hours), Wednesdays (2.5 hours) and Thursdays (2.5 hours)
The teaching is from 5pm to 7.30pm
Term 2, 3 units: 10 weeks teaching on Tuesdays (2.5 hours), Wednesdays (2.5 hours) and Thursdays (2.5 hours)
The teaching is from 5pm to 7.30pm
Term 3, 2 units: 10 weeks teaching on Tuesdays (2.5 hours) and Wednesdays (2.5 hours) The teaching is from 5pm to 7.30pm
Year 2 units are delivered over 3 terms.
Year 1 Units:
Unit 1: Business and the Business Environment
Unit 2: Marketing Essentials
Unit 3: Human Resource Management
Unit 4: Management and Operations
Unit 5: Management Accounting
Unit 6: Managing a Successful Business Project
Unit 9: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Unit 10: Financial Accounting
Year 2 Units (TBC):
Unit 11: Research Project
Unit 12: Organisational Behaviour
Unit 16: Operations and Project Management
Unit 22: Product and Service Development
Unit 32: Business Strategy
Unit 35: Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisations
Unit 40: International Marketing
In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
The HND in Business course utilises a range of teaching methods, including seminars, lectures, group discussions, presentations by guest speakers, tutorials and site visits. Lessons will involve both individual and group work. The course makes full use of Moodle, Morley's virtual learning environment, so you will need access to a laptop or PC and the Internet
Topics cover the essentials of business, including management theory, finance and accounting, marketing, innovation and commercialisation and human resource management.
You will be assessed through graded written coursework, collaborative or interdisciplinary group work, case study projects and tests. Feedback will be provided throughout.
All of our students have access to our modern learning facilities and study spaces. The College has a range of specialist resources to support the delivery of the course, including our Learning Centre, where you will have access to computers, scanners and printers and a wide range of software.
As an HND student with us, you will also have access to the library at London South Bank University, and you’ll have access to HN Global, a free online platform that will help you create links with other Higher Education students worldwide.
What our students say
Subject: HND Business
"I've gained so much from the course, it's the best thing I could have done. Before I started at Morley I couldn't see a future, but now I know exactly where I want to go and what I want to do."
If you have recently been in education it is likely that one of the following will provide a suitable entry profile:
• a relevant level 3 qualification
• a GCE profile that indicates strong performance in a relevant subject
• an Access to Higher Education Certificate.
IELTS 5.5 is required for non-native English speakers.
We appreciate that mature students may have extensive experience, gained through paid or unpaid work: please contact us if you would like to discuss applying.