The Edexcel BTEC Higher National qualifications in Business is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment or for the progression of an undergraduate degree.

These transferable skills will enable students to meet changing circumstances such as a shift in their own sphere of employment, promotion to supervisory or management roles or from general changes in corporate sector.

  • Duration            : 18 Months (Full Time), 24 Months (Part Time)


  • Awarding Body: Pearson, UK


  • Intakes                : February, May, November


  • Academic Year: 2020/2021

G.C.E. A/L three passes or International Foundation in Business or equivalent qualification with an acceptable standard in English.

  • Developing a range of skills and abilities, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life and thereby enable learners to make an immediate contribution to employment at the appropriate professional level.


  • Preparing for a range of related careers in Business.


  • Equipping individuals with knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the related industry.


  • Providing specialist studies relevant to individual vocations and professions in which learners are working or intend to seek employment in related industries.


  • Enabling progression to or count towards an undergraduate degree or further professional qualification in Business or any other related area.


The HND in Business is provided to students who want to prepare for employment in the related sectors and will be suitable for learners who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work.

The HND in Business comprises total of 72 weeks (18 Months). This will consist of four 16 week semesters (4 Months) and two weeks off between each semesters. This is based on the AIBS calendar.

The course is studied over a period of 18 months in full-time mode. Units are assessed by assignments which are offered to the students on the 8th week of each module schedule.


Semester 1

  1. Business and the Business Environment
  2. Marketing Essentials
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Management and Operations

Semester 2

  1. Management Accounting
  2. Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set)
  3. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  4. Business Law

Semester 3

  1. Research Project (Pearson-set)
  2. Organizational Behavior
  3. Statistics for Management
  4. Developing Individuals, Teams and Organizations

Semester 4

  1. Business IT Systems
  2. Brand Management
  3. Tapping into New and International Markets
  • The education and training of Business who are employed at a professional level in a variety of types of work and in the other the related areas such as banking, FMCG, Pharmaceutical and the related academic areas to progress in the students’.


  • Providing opportunities for the students to achieve a nationally recognized level four vocationally specific qualification.


  • Providing opportunities for full-time learners to gain a nationally recognized vocationally specific qualification to enter employment or progress to higher education vocational qualifications such as a full or part-time degree in Business or related.


  • Providing opportunities for learners to focus on the development of the higher-level skills in a practical and management.


  • Providing opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills and techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.
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Brochure - BTEC HND in Business