Course at a glance

Turn your dreams into reality with this widely-recognised and highly-valued Higher National Diploma. You’ll develop a range of key skills essential for a successful corporate career at leadership level, as well as build the solid foundations you’ll need to begin your entrepreneurial journey, if that’s your ultimate goal.

In a globally challenging and complex world, understanding the fundamentals of business is non-negotiable, both in a managerial context, and when launching a new business. Strong, confident and proactive leaders, who understand the complexities of organisations, are in high demand in all sectors.

Our HNC/HND in Business will equip you with everything you need to give you a competitive edge to propel your career to the next level. You’ll gain knowledge and practical skills through research, independent study, directed study and real-life workplace scenarios, giving you the all-round capabilities that employers are looking for.

Weekend and evening classes available, subject to minimum class size.


**Please note – prices shown on the “Enrol” button are for one year only – these courses are £6,000 per annum**


September, January, June


2 years

Awarding Institution

Pearson Education

Awarded Degree

GBS HNC/HND in Business


Weekdays, evenings and/or weekends


London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds


£6,000 per year

Year 1 – HNC

Business & Business Environment (15 credits)
Marketing Process & Planning (15 credits)
Human Resources Management (15 credits)
Leadership & Management (15 credits)
Accounting Principles (15 credits)
Managing A Successful Business Project (15 credits)
Innovation & Commercialization (15 credits)
Entrepreneurial Ventures (15 credits)

Year 2 – HND

Research Project (Pearson set – 30 credits)
Organisational Behaviour (15 credits)
International Marketing (15 credits)
Global Business Environment (15 credits)
Digital Marketing (15 credits)
Business Strategy (15 credits)
Developing Individuals, Teams & Organisations (15 credits)

Upon successful completion of the GBS HNC/HND, students can enrol onto the BA (Hons) Business & Management Degree – 1 year top up programme