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HNC Business (Blended Learning)

HNC Business (Blended Learning)


Business and Management

Level 3 Business Administrator


This HNC (Higher National Certificate) in Business is great for those who are looking to gain a higher qualification in business studies. The course covers the essential knowledge needed for the business environment and develops management skills, budgeting & financing, marketing fundamentals, and more.
This course combines online learning and face-to-face tutor support. All units are learnt online, with the time spent on campus for targeted development sessions, to turn in assignments and allocate assignments. Students can study all critical course content via an online portal. The course can be studied alongside employment, commitments or any other commitments however, learners will be expected to be motivated and have self-discipline.
The on-campus study hours are fortnightly on a Friday, totalling 6 on-campus tutor contact hours per month. Learners will complete Approximately 24 hours per week of Self-study time.

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There is a total of 8 units studied on this course:

  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Managing Accounts
  • Managing a successful research project (Pearson Set)
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Entrepreneurship and small business management 

Entry Requirements

Ideally, learners would hold a level 3 qualification (including AS/A Level) in business or in a relevant subject.
We will also accept those who have extensive knowledge and experience in the sector.
Applicants should have good study standards and have skills in research.


Learners will need access to a PC or Laptop with internet connection.  

Next Steps

Learners can progress on to the HND in Business. To progress to the HND, learners need to achieve merits for 4 out of the 8 units studied.

Mode of Study


Course Features

Level 4

Higher Education


September 2021

June 2022


£4,800 per year

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Learners can progress on to the HND in Business. To progress to the HND, learners need to achieve merits for 4 out of the 8 units studied.

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