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HNC Business

HNC Business will provide you with a range of intellectual, imaginative and investigative skills necessary to deal with the challenges and changes within a wide and diverse range of business environments.

Why choose this course?

The programme will endow students with a range of intellectual, imaginative and investigative skills necessary to deal with the challenges and changes within a wide and diverse range of business environments. You will study a broad based business curriculum and benefit from the opportunity to gain an understanding of business theory and practice followed by developing specialisms in your area of interest.

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Start date: 19/09/2022

Course code
HCBUSHC22T
Level
Level 4
Location
Truro College
Duration
1 year
Qualification
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
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Small Class sizes

Excellent Tutor support

Specialist Careers advice

Practical experience

On successful completion of this course, you will have created a coherent business plan using the knowledge and skills learnt throughout the programme.

Broad business curriculum

You will study a broad business curriculum, gaining an understanding of business theory and practice followed by developing specialisms in your area of interest.

Employability Links

Students are encouraged to choose to link up with Brighter Cornwall to network and build their CV by undertaking business placements.

What will i learn?

Exploring the business environment, you will review the internal and external setting in which organisations operate and consider factors affecting them.

Three major fundamentals of business are studied on this course: management, finance and administration. You will learn about the challenges and changes within a wide and diverse range of business environments and how to deal with them. The course is taught by a combination of lectures, seminars, group work and tutorials.

Modules studied:

  • The Business Environment
  • Human Resource Management
  • Economics and Business Decision Making
  • Business Law
  • Statistics for Business
  • Analysis, Research and Business Skills
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Where will it take me?

Most of our students go on to complete an honours degree in Business, either at Plymouth or further afield, while those who do not choose to go on to further study have entered employment in a range of management positions and graduate traineeships. One group of past students have chosen to go in to business together using skills and ideas developed during the course.

Assessment Arrangement

The course is taught by a blend of face to face lectures, seminars, group work and tutorials; supported by a comprehensive range of online materials and resources, both within Truro College and through Plymouth University’s online library.

Entry Requirements

You will need at least 48 UCAS points to gain entry to this course, including a minimum equivalency of one A Level, in addition to GCSE English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above.

Additional entry requirements:

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

 

Additional information

Awarding Body
University of Plymouth

Location
Truro Campus

Duration
One year full time, part time route available

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