BUSINESS & ACCOUNTING

The HND Accounting covers a wide range of accounting concepts and provides you with an excellent grounding in the principles of financial and management accounting using manual and computerized approaches.

It is designed to prepare you for a career in accounting or financial administration.

Entry is open to persons of 18 years and over, who will have to sit through an interview to assess their suitability.
For speakers of English as a second language: IELTS 6.0 overall, level 6.0 in writing required.

Students’ work on the HNC/D course is assessed via a programme of continuous assessment. Assignments will vary in format and will include individual course work, group work and in-class activities.

Students who successfully complete 8 Higher National units will be a awarded the Higher National Certificate. Successful completion of 16 units will be lead to the award of a Higher National Diploma.

The HND in Computer Science will run on a full-time basis. Days and times to be confirmed.

A tuition fee of £2,500 per year will apply, however you will be eligible for a student tuition fee loan to cover this cost. You will only make repayments when you earn in excess of £21000 per year. Any outstanding balance remaining after 30 years will be written off.

The HNC and HND are widely recognised qualifications in their own right, but they also provide students with access to a range of University degree programmes, and exemption is normally awarded from the first year, or first two years of the degree, depending on the grades achieved and subjects studied at HNC/HND level.

In the UK students graduating from HNC/HND programmes are able to progress to Honours Degree programmes, but the requirements will vary according to the receiveing institution.

On completion of your course you will be able to apply for posts within financial administration practice, commerce or industry.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT HND

The Business Management HND is designed to help you develop the skills that employers need and want.

These skills will enable you to make an immediate contribution in your role and give you the confidence to influence the strategic direction of the organisation.

This HND offers you the opportunity to follow a broad business-based curriculum. Consequently, it is ideal if you want to keep your career options open. Alongside an exploration of the major business functions (management, marketing and finance) and of the business environment in which they operate, you will consider the legal, ethical and sustainability issues that concern organisations today. You will work on live projects with client organisations and investigate potential business start-up opportunities.

Our HND in Business Management has been designed to meet the needs of employers. You will work on practical work-related assessments, working with real clients, and practising the skills that organisations need to succeed in the modern business environment. You will develop key transferable skills, such as team working and presentation skills, and develop pratical work-related skills, such as project management and web design. You will learn how to become an excellent and persuasive communicator; to think creatively and analytically; to manage projects; to work effectively as a member of a team, with the ability to lead and inspire others; to be self-reliant; to use initiative and to champion an ethical and socially responsible approach to business.

Entry is open to persons of 18 years and over, who will have to sit through an interview to assess their suitability.
For speakers of English as a second language: IELTS 6.0 overall, level 6.0 in writing required.

Students’ work on the HNC/D course is assessed via a programme of continuous assessment. Assignments will vary in format and will include individual course work, group work and in-class activities.

Students who successfully complete 8 Higher National units will be a awarded the Higher National Certificate. Successful completion of 16 units will be lead to the award of a Higher National Diploma.

The HND in Business Management will run on a full-time basis. Days and times to be confirmed.

A tuition fee of £2,500 per year will apply, however you will be eligible for a student tuition fee loan to cover this cost. You will only make repayments when you earn in excess of £21000 per year. Any outstanding balance remaining after 30 years will be written off.

You will be able to select from a wide range of sectors in which to work, including accounting, banking, insurance, human resources, operations management, marketing, advertising, retail, distribution, sales, and leisure. You are likely to work initially as a trainee manager in a large organisation, or perhaps as a junior manager in a smaller one before moving on to more senior management positions.

Alternatively you may wish to establish your own business or continue with further study.