You will need a BTEC at Level 3 (MPP minimum), or at least two A Levels at grade D or above, or four AS Levels at grade D or above.
The course is split into two years. The focus of the modules studied in both years is on providing education and training for a range of careers in business such as management, administration, personnel, marketing, accounting and law. You will undertake a small-scale research project as part of the course.
The course is assessed through essays, presentations, practical demonstrations, group work and time constrained tests.
HNDs are nationally recognised by employers and can therefore provide a direct route to employment. However, the normal progression is to the third year of a degree or honours degree programme. Students can also progress to the professional qualifications offered by various professional bodies in the business sector.
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