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Business HND

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code:

    001N

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Duration:

    2 years full time

  • Starting:

    September

  • Fees UK:

    Full Time: £9,250

  • Fees International:

    Full Time: £12,900

  • Location:

    Waterside

Get in touch


For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

UK/EU Students enquiries

study@northampton.ac.uk
0300 303 2772

International Students enquiries

international@northampton.ac.uk
+44 (0)1604 894503

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Overview


This course gives you a practical grounding in a range of business disciplines such as accounting, human resource management, operations management and marketing. Assignments and activities undertaken are designed to simulate real business situations so that you can prepare for your future career and put your learning into practice.

Updated 15/10/2020

Highlights


  • Focused preparation on the work of functional areas of business.
  • Chance to progress onto a top-up honours degree.
  • HP laptop and software included with this course. Terms and conditions apply.

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Course Content


  • This two year course is a nationally recognised qualification in the UK, offering a broad-based and practical set of business modules.

    The HND is a traditional taught programme of six modules per stage over two years. The course focuses on the development and assessment of practical skills relevant to a wide range of business careers.

    Modules

    Information about the modules for this course can be found on the award map:

    Business HND modules

  • How will I learn?

    Two years full-time. Approved work-based learning may reduce the class contact hours.

    How will I be assessed?

    A wide variety of assessment methods are employed on this programme including assignments, group work, presentations, projects and examinations.

  • Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

  • UK & EU

    2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,450 per 20 credit module

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module

    International

    2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,900

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,500

  • At the University of Northampton, everything we do, from funded trips to paid internships, is to give you everything you need to make a difference when you leave.

    If you join this full time degree at Northampton you will receive a laptop when your course begins. The laptops are built to a bespoke custom specification ideal for use in the seminar room, collaborative group work or studying at home.

    Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. We’ve created the Northampton Employment Promise because we are so confident that if you focus on your studies and complete one of our awards you’ll be highly employable by the time you graduate. Putting you in a great position to secure employment or continue your studies.

    To check out the full list of perks visit our Student Perks page.

  • Once you have completed your HND programme you will have the opportunity to top-up to a full degree award by studying one of our top-up programmes:

    Business and Management Top Up BA 

    Business Entrepreneurship Top Up BA

    Marketing Management Top Up BA 

     

     

     

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Careers and Employability


The knowledge and experience that you gain from studying the Business HND you could lead you to build a career in one of the following areas: marketing, sales, administration, e-commerce, accounting, human resource management.