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Enterprise and Commerce

Business HNC

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 7

Study mode Full time

Duration 19 weeks

Start date Jan 2023

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Course overview

The demand for strong business-minded graduates is high and, through digital and social changes, the industry is ever-evolving. We aim to give you the skills you will need to thrive in your chosen career. Business HNC will give you the opportunity to study a variety of essential business-related subject areas including management, accounting, economics, marketing and finance. You will gain up-to-date industry knowledge and, upon completion, be fully prepared to study our Business HND or progress to a university level of study. 

This is a fast-track course which will run from January till the end of June.  

The course is delivered using a blended learning model, consisting of in-class and/or online delivery. You should have access to a PC, desktop computer or tablet. PCs are available in the college for student use.

What you will learn

  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Business Fundamentals with Emerging Technologies
  • Accounting for Business: An Introduction
  • Economic Issues: An Introduction
  • Communication: Business Communication
  • Marketing: An Introduction
  • Business: Graded Unit 1

How the course is assessed

  • Ongoing assessments throughout the course
  • Business Graded Unit and Economic Issues have closed book end-of-unit assessments

Number of days per week

  • Four to five days per week 

Entry requirements

  • Minimum of 2 relevant Highers at C or above plus National 5 Mathematics/Numeracy or equivalent

Or

  • Successful completion of current level 6 course with a lecturer supporting reference
  • Applications will be assessed on an individual basis

English Proficiency Requirements

Minimum IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

Career options

  • Manager 
  • Self-employment 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Full time 23/01/23 19 Weeks

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