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  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    South and City College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

COURSE 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, finance 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.

WHAT'S COVERED IN THIS COURSE?

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.

EMPLOYABILITY

Enhancing employability skills

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.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 7,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    82nd

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
ACCA programmes are taught in a Platinum status centre, showing that the university meets ACCA performance targets for course tuition and support.
Many master's courses now offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 122 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    111 52%

    80th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    91st

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    89th

    27

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