Edexcel Level 4 HNC Diploma in Business

This course provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the business sector and also offers particular specialist emphasis through the choice of specialist units.


Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate.

They offer a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector and their national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment.


Course Structure

  The Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC in Business is a qualification with a minimum of 120 credits of which 60 are mandatory core.

Mandatory core units

Business Environment

Managing Financial Resources and Decisions

Organisations and Behaviour

Marketing Principles

Specialist units

Business Strategy

Managing Communications, Knowledge and Information

Marketing Intelligence

Human Resource Management

Entry Level requirements

* A-Levels OR Certificate OR any equivalent (NQF/QCF Level 3) qualification

* Students (aged 21 or above) with equivalent work experience will also be considered for eligibility.

* English requirements IELTS 4.5 or above (B1)

* 18 years of age or over


A key progression path for Edexcel BTEC HNC learners is to the second or third year of a degree or honours degree programme, depending on the match of the Edexcel BTEC Higher National units to the degree programme in question.

  Duration: 1 Year  
  Location: London Campus
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