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Business Management HND (Online Learning) (Full-time)

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Business Management HND (Online Learning) (full-time)

This course commences in September and requires attendance on Microsoft Teams once a week for an online lesson and tutorial.

In today’s increasingly competitive world, leading enterprises demand people with demonstrable business management skills and abilities. BTEC Higher Nationals are recognised by employers around the world for their emphasis on developing practical skills alongside specialist knowledge and understanding of an industry or sector. With their strong focus on technical skills, they help to address the high-level technical skills shortage that’s an important issue in the UK and globally. This HND in Business Management is ideal if you are seeking a higher education qualification in the world of business.

This flexible course provides specialist business education over one year and is delivered online with a nominated tutor to support you throughout with weekly lessons and tutorials. The course can be studied alongside employment or other commitments however motivation and self-discipline will be key.

Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements

To join the course, you will need to have successful achievement of the HNC in Business. Applicants should have good study and research skills.

What qualification will I gain?

You will gain:

Pearson Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business Management.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through practical assignments with no exams – to more accurately reflect the real working environment. Through this engaging approach to learning, you will be ready to face the challenges of the modern business world armed with the hands-on skills employers demand.

Course content

What will I study?

You will study the following units:

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Principles of Operations Management
  • Understanding and Leading Change
  • Global Business Environment
  • Business Strategy
  • Planning for Growth
  • Business Research Project (Pearson set)


Next steps

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to progress onto a business top-up degree at university, subject to achieving the required grades.

Completion of this course would improve job prospects and earning potential in a range of Business sectors.

Additional information

The course is run from Bedford but an Online Learning Course allowing for flexible 24 hour access to Pearson HN Online. Online Learning allows for flexible study. There is no college attendance however students will be allocated a tutor who will run weekly online lectures and tutorials. All students will be provided with a timetable of study.

Learners will need a laptop/desktop with access to the internet.

Any questions?

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Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 25/09/2024
Type: HE
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Fees: £6,000.00 Fee notes: No Maintenance Loan on this course.

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Funding Information

You could be eligible to take out a loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. Click on the link below to find out more about the financial support available for our Higher Education courses.

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If you decide to pay for your course yourself, we also offer an affordable Direct Debit instalments option to help spread the cost of tuition fees (terms apply).

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.