|Location||United Kingdom, Birmingham Metropolitan College|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This HND course in business and management is delivered at Birmingham Metropolitan College over two years, full-time. It emphasises learning by doing, so you’ll get practical skills alongside your theoretical learning. You’ll study a broad range of business topics such as economics and marketing, alongside specialist management modules.
With a HND you can progress in your career or you can stay with us to get a business-related degree. Our BA students have gone on to careers in companies such as the NHS and HSBC.
This course gives you a clear understanding of fundamental business principles such as marketing, human resources and law, as well as more specialist areas like managing advertising, accounting and professional development.
With dedicated tutor support, you’ll learn about the underlying principles and techniques used in management and develop an understanding of contemporary issues in the business world.
You get to choose four optional modules to focus your learning on the areas you want to progress in. You’ll also get feedback on briefs and projects from industry experts. We attract some great high profile speakers and student mentors so you’ll get inspiration from all quarters.
Our staff have a wealth of knowledge and industry experience, which means you get to be taught by experts in the field.
As well as a wealth of facilities at Birmingham Metropolitan College, you’ll also have access to support and facilities at the university. This includes support services and career advice.
Over your two years of study, you focus on eight core modules, four management pathway modules and four general business modules. All modules have two assessments, these are all assessed in a variety of ways. For example, coursework, group or individual presentations, project work or examination.
You will be assigned a personal tutor. A regular tutorial slot is available to all students. In addition, you will be provided with academic skills development support every week. These will provide opportunities to develop your own learning and take part in group projects and presentations. You’ll also have talks from renowned speakers, take part in visits to real businesses and get hands-on in workshops.
You core modules cover a range of business related modules from human resources, business law, economics to managing financial decisions At the end of your second year you’ll complete a personal and professional development portfolio in which you update your CV, complete a SWOT analysis and create a personal development plan so you’re ready to pursue your career.
We give you a huge breadth of knowledge in many areas of business and management so you can decide with areas are right for you and your career.
Learning at a vocational college means the emphasis is always on your employability and future career.
The course content is focused on developing your personal and business skills to prepare you for a range of careers and jobs. These might include accounting work, HR, management traineeships, marketing, purchasing, retail management and selling.
You’ll develop a knowledge and understanding of business and management concepts, theories and current issues facing businesses today. You’ll look at the connections between leadership, management and what makes a business effective from a range of perspectives and environments.
To help you forge your career you’ll learn to analyse, research and apply what you know to form practical solutions to business problems. Pitching, presenting, communicating and having good IT skills are all areas employers are looking for and we help you to flourish in all of these areas.