HNC/HND in Business

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Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business

Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Business

Build a successful career in Business Management

Key Facts:

  • Build a challenging global career in Business and Management
  • Perform managerial roles
  • Progress onto the third year of a degree programme (GBS will provide the information during your study)

What will you achieve?

  • Gain specialist knowledge and skills to further your career prospects
  • Use this qualification as a starting point to work towards various professional memberships
  • Have the skills and knowledge to progress and gain credits against the standards of bachelor degrees in higher education institutions
  • Gain a global understanding of the business environment

Why should you choose the Global Banking School?

  • Flexible study options - Weekdays or Evenings
  • Assessments undertaken in various ways
  • Industry experienced lecturers with excellent education and professional qualification
  • Simplified learning
  • Personal attention to all learners
  • Small classes
  • Free career development mentoring programme
  • Connect with our very successful alumni

Customising your pitch                            

The HND and HNC in Business courses offer a progression route for learners who wish to be employed in any industry.

Entry Requirements

Career Development and Employability  

At GBS, we start assisting your career opportunities from day 1.

Our career advisor will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and assist you further in one-to-one meetings.

Career Development

Our greatest asset is our alumni network

The Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Business is particularly useful for learners who wish to progress to a Bachelor’s Degree.

Every year over 5000 candidates participate in the Global Investment Banking Valuation Olympiad                                                  

Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications are designed to prepare learners for their employment in a specific industry.

We recruit ambitious people, train them with critical thinking and problem solving and guide their career to become a successful asset in the competitive global world.


Year 1

  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project
  • Innovation and Commercialisation
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Year 2

  • Research Project
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Operations & Project management
  • Understanding & Leading Change
  • Global Business Environment
  • Business Strategy
  • Developing Individuals, Teams & Organisations
  • Intakes : October and February
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Awarding body : Pearson
  • Location: London and Birmingham
  • Delivery: Weekdays or weekends or only evenings
  • Fees: Click here
  • Level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • An Access to Higher Education Certificate
  • Exceptional entry route: 5 years relevant work experience
  • All applicants must pass an Academic Interview

English Proficiency:

  • Students who are non-native English speakers or who have not studied Level 3 in United Kingdom are expected to hold an accepted English language B2 (CEFR)

Admission Process:

We welcome applications from students 21+ who do not match the standard entry requirements but who can demonstrate willingness and commitment to studying this subject at University level, and, who can evidence academic, professional or vocational experience in a related field.


You can apply for help with your fees from the government by visiting This could take the form of a Tuition Fee Loan, Maintenance Loan or Maintenance Grant.

A Tuition Fee Loan will cover the cost of your up-front fees, and will be paid to your university or College. The Loan must be repaid once you finished your course and are earning £25,000 a year or more. Both full and part-time learners can apply.

If you are eligible, you can apply for a Maintenance Loan too. The loan is paid directly into your bank account at the start of term. This loan has to be repaid after you leave your course and when your earnings are more than £25,000. For more information please visit

Maintenance Grants are paid into your bank account at the start of term. You don’t have to pay it back, but any funds you get will reduce the amount of Maintenance Loan you are eligible for.

New students must prove they have been living in the UK for five years before their course start date in order to get living cost support from Student Finance England.

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Live Online Web-Conferencing

Learn in London or from anywhere

How It Works?

This live Online provides you
exactly the same experience as
you would receive in the real class.

Upon enrolment you will receive a link
to download all necessary software
and join our Live Online class.

Through our portal you can join the class
which is held in London from anywhere
in the world in real time.

Switch between group and one-to-one sessions with the lecturer
Interact with the lecturer in real time

Attend the live class
from any location

is offered in-house
in London
and online
instructor-led globally.

Build an elite career

Our innovative teaching methods are
delivered by experienced lectures.

You will be able to see your lecturer and
classmates and they will see you.

You will be able to ask and answer questions,
demonstrate your work, communicate with
your fellow delegates exactly the same way
as you would do it in the real class.

Your career development programme
will also be held in the Online Portal
in a one-to-one mode.

Network with classmate worldwide.

There are no formal examinations required for this course.

Assessments are undertaken in various ways:

  • Presentation
  • Writing an assignment
  • Analysing a case study
  • Completing a portfolio of evidence
  • Writing reports

You will be required to work in your own time to complete research, homework tasks or group work. Self-study is vital to your success on this course and lecturers will give you guidance on how best to approach this throughout the study period.