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HNDBusiness and Management

Birmingham City University
United Kingdom, Birmingham
Tuition fee To be confirmed
Course code 022N
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Overview

This business and management HND is delivered at South and City College over two years, full-time. You learn a broad range of business topics such as economics and marketing, alongside specialist management modules. We encourage you to apply what you learn to real life scenarios, so you can use your knowledge practically when you leave.

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 forge careers in fantastic 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 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.

In addition to the core modules, students on this programme follow the management pathway of the Business and Management programme. You will also study four general business modules.

You will be taught by staff that have a wealth of knowledge in their specialist area, which means you get to be taught by experts in the field.

As well as dedicated learning hubs and a wealth of facilities at South and City College, you’ll also have access to support and facilities at the university. This includes support services and career advice.

Programme structure

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.

Career opportunities

Learning at a vocational college means the emphasis is always on your employability and future career. The course content is focused on developing personal and business skills to prepare you for a range of careers and jobs. These might include accounting work, 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.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

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