Business and Management – HNC
Attendance Part Time (2 years)
This active, hands-on course teaches you a broad spread of business and management theory. You’ll learn practical skills with an emphasis on your career and professional development. This means you can get ahead at work or decide which area of your studies you’d like to continue with.
You can study part-time during the day or evening over 18 months, to fit the course in around your current life and work.
What’s covered in the course?
You’ll explore the basics of marketing, economics and finance, as well more specialist areas like business law and management reporting.
You will learn how to communicate well and manage people, as well as investigate organisations and behaviours. You’ll also learn to manage your own professional development and study at either Birmingham Metropolitan College or South and City College Birmingham.
You can go on to study with us at degree level or use our dedicated student support services at the university to help you move forward in your career. Students who have chosen to continue with the Business and Management degree have gone on to work in graduate roles at BMW, HSBC and the NHS.
In addition, staff at the university are there to guide you through your course and help you decide which career route or further study might be right for you. They have experience in many different areas – from Marketing Director at Zurich International Solutions Europe to Director of Investment Business for businesses such as British Gas and the AA.
You’ll also have access to university facilities and support, like Students Services and careers advice.
Why Choose Us?
- This course is validated by the university, so you can be completely assured of the quality and calibre of teaching. Although you’ll be studying at your chosen college, you’ll still be part of the university’s dynamic and friendly business community – so there’ll be plenty of support available for you.
- With part-time study and the flexibility to choose which college you learn at, you can fit this course in around your current lifestyle and adapt around any work commitments you have.
- There’s an excellent range of study areas to give you skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to current business practice.
- As the equivalent to a first year at university, you’ll not only have a Higher National Certificate, you can then go on to do a HND or a related undergraduate degree at the university.