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Barking & Dagenham College Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Business
Barking & Dagenham College

Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Business

Dagenham, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time

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GBP 5,000 / per year



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Are you an aspiring entrepreneur looking to develop sound business skills? Or perhaps you want to enhance your career prospects in your current role?

This HNC in Business qualification can give you the skills you need to achieve your ambitions. On completion of this course you can progress to the HND in Business, also offered at Barking & Dagenham College.

What will I learn?

Critical thinking, innovation, problem-solving, leadership, and communication skills are all crucial areas for future business owners.

This HNC in Business gives you the knowledge, skills, and understanding to succeed in the modern business environment. So whether you're looking for a career as a Business Analyst, Business Development Manager, Marketing Manager or Human Resources Manager then is a great step to a higher level qualification.


During your studies, you will cover:

  • Business and the business environment
  • Marketing essentials
  • HR management
  • Management and operations
  • Management accounting
  • Managing a successful business project
  • Business Law
  • Innovation and commercialization

What can I do after this course?

On completion of the HNC in Business you could:

  • Develop your own business ambitions
  • Progress to the Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business, also offered at Barking & Dagenham College
  • Seek employment or advance your current career

Entry requirements

You need to be at least 18 years old, hold five GCSEs at grades A to C (including English and maths), and have one of the following qualifications:

  • BTEC National Diploma or Certificate in Business
  • Advanced GNVQ in Business
  • One A-level

Mature candidates with considerable work experience are also considered.

You will need to attend an interview and bring evidence of your qualifications.

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Awarding Body/ Validated by:

Pearson Edexcel


Barking & Dagenham College reserve the right to change course details. Please note that the fees displayed are for the entire course for all one-year courses. Where the course duration is more than 1-year additional fees apply for the subsequent year(s).All course fees are currently based on 2016/17 courses, fees for courses starting from September 2017 onwards may be higher. All courses are subject to satisfactory numbers being accepted. Barking & Dagenham College reserves the right in their absolute discretion to cancel any course which cannot be run economically. Awarding Boards also change courses from time to time. Barking & Dagenham College cannot accept responsibility if the college is closed due to industrial action, adverse weather conditions or natural disasters.

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