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HNC Business

*Unfortunately, this course is closed for September 2024 entry, however applications are open for September 2025.*
This exciting programme will enrich students with a range of intellectual, imaginative, and investigative skills necessary to deal with the challenges and changes in a diverse range of business environments.

Why choose this course?

You will study a range of business topics, critical to the modern-day manager, business owner, or entrepreneur. You are then able to gain a broader understanding of business theory, and how this underpins practice in the business world, as well as considering issues facing businesses both local and global. Finally, you will review business specific issues to contextualise the learning that you have gained in class ahead of assessments.

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Start date: 23/09/2024

Course code
HCBUSHC24T
Level
Level 4
Location
Truro College
Duration
1 year
Qualification
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
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Top Course Highlights

Small Classes

Excellent Tutor support

Specialist Careers advice

Business tutor at Truro and Penwith college

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.

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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.

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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.

Programme Quality Handbook 2022-23

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)

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Additional information

Awarding Body
University of Plymouth

Location
Truro Campus

Duration
One year full time, part time route available

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What you could earn

  • Marketing and Sales Directors
  • Financial Managers and Directors
  • Chartered and Certified Accountants
  • Financial and Accounting Technicians
  • Advertising Accounts Managers and Creative Directors
  • Financial Accounts Managers
  • Sales Accounts and Business Development Managers
  • Market Research Interviewers
Potential Salary

£152,476

Entry Level Salary

£28,913

Average Salary

£68,495

Annual openings in Cornwall

54

Potential Salary

£136,498

Entry Level Salary

£19,455

Average Salary

£54,991

Annual openings in Cornwall

133

Potential Salary

£67,390

Entry Level Salary

£18,114

Average Salary

£38,413

Annual openings in Cornwall

39

Potential Salary

£76,379

Entry Level Salary

£17,183

Average Salary

£37,832

Annual openings in Cornwall

5

Potential Salary

£63,515

Entry Level Salary

£25,514

Average Salary

£36,890

Annual openings in Cornwall

10

Potential Salary

£66,973

Entry Level Salary

£16,426

Average Salary

£33,173

Annual openings in Cornwall

18

Potential Salary

£84,515

Entry Level Salary

£25,256

Average Salary

£47,483

Annual openings in Cornwall

78

Potential Salary

£32,910

Entry Level Salary

£7,917

Average Salary

£20,459

Annual openings in Cornwall

5

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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