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Business & Management Higher National Diploma

The course provides a broad based syllabus, specialising in management, but offering a variety of business subjects. The aim of the course is to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for employment or further study.

The course content has been designed to provide a specialist vocational programme offering a strong emphasis on practical skills development. Not only will you learn about the exciting world of business by investigating real life business situations and case studies, you will also have the opportunity to see real businesses in operation. A number of visits will be arranged as part of this course, including Jaguar Land Rover.

Tuition Fee for 2019/20 £5300 (per year)

Course Info

Level 5 - Professional & University
Subject Area
Business & Professional
Course Type
Higher Education Full-Time
Sutton Coldfield College
Course Length
68 weeks

Entry Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS UCAS Tariff Points: Pre-2017 Entry - 160 points, Post-2017 Entry - 64 points The tariff points can be made up of: A Levels (GCE and VCE): 2 A Levels at Grade C BTEC Extended Diploma: Grade MPP BTEC Diploma: Grade MM BTEC 90 Credit Diploma: Grade DM Access to HE: Grade P45 (to include 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2, totalling 60 credits) Minimum number of GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above: 2 which must include: GCSE English: Grade C/4 GCSE Maths: Grade C/4 Are Level 2 equivalents accepted?: Yes We encourage applications from students who do not meet the entry requirements outlined but can demonstrate ability through work experience, portfolio of evidence or successful interview.

Delivery and Assessment

A variety of assessment methods are used including written assignments, presentations, case studies, role-play and examinations.


Students will be able to progress onto university to complete a degree level course, often into the final year, depending on the university entry criteria. The course will also provide you with improved employment prospects and career enhancement.

Career Opportunities

  • Bankers
  • Business Analysts
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Stock Brokers
  • Retailers