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Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business

Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business

Course Information

Cambridge Campus, Sep 2024
Level: 5
Start Date: Sep 2024
Location: Cambridge Campus
Duration: 1 Year(s)
College Attendance: 1 Year(s)
Type:Full Time, Higher Education
New Student Fee:£5490
CRC Level 4 Progression Fee:£4490
About the Course

The BTEC Level 5 HND is a broad-based practical business qualification which is intended for students who are seeking an alternative to a Foundation Degree or Degree and who wish to combine study and part-time work.

The course will be taught by Business lecturers who are committed practitioners with a range of experience from business sectors. The team will be complemented by guest speakers who are working within the industry

Through the BTEC Level 5 HND course of study you will explore, challenge, develop and extend your

• independent enquiry and analytical skills

• research for professional and academic reports

• confidence in writing university level assignments and academic work preparation

• ability to write business plans and to set up your own business

• develop your presentation skills

• English, Maths and IT skills through the vocational assignments

• employability skills e.g. team building, leadership, advocacy, self-management, organisation, presentation, peer support as well as adaptability and problem solving You will study a range of core and optional units.

For the BTEC Level 5 HND there are 7 core units:

Research Project - Unit 19
Organisational Behaviour - Unit 20
Business Strategy - Unit 43
International Marketing - Unit 50
Planning Social Media Campaigns - Unit 55
Launching a New Venture - Unit 28
Understanding and Leading Change - Unit 24

This is a full-time course and delivered over 2 days a week. On successful completion of this course, you will gain a BTEC Level 5 HND. Home students are eligible to apply for a full-time loan from Student Finance England.

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This qualification helps you to progress on to:

• Direct progression to a British university to complete the level 6 top-up in a relevant degree course, entering into year 3 (this depends on the provider and your work presented at interview)

• Employment e.g. trainee manager role for a retail outlet, department leader in insurance, finance, sales or marketing

Entry Requirements

To join the BTEC Level 5 HND you will need to show evidence that you have achieved the below:

* HNC in Business or a Business-related course and/ or relevant work experience.


Coursework is continually assessed by a range of methods which may include projects, assignments, case studies, course work, self-assessment and presentations.

How to Apply

There are two ways you can apply for a Higher Education course at CRC;

? Apply online direct from this course page.  Click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page by the course information.  By clicking this button, you will be taken to our online application system.  This system will ask you to create a new account if you have not created one previously. Once you have created an account you can apply for the course.

? Apply through UCAS. When you have found your chosen course on the UCAS website, you can apply directly from UCAS. You will need to have created a UCAS account if you do not have one already to apply.
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Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information is correct, some details may be subject to change. Cambridge Regional College reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient.

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