BUSINESS, Accounting AND LAW

Overview

This course suits those that have completed Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals L4 and is designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body and National Occupational Standards where appropriate.

It offers 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 the sector and the national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment.

Aims of the course

The aims of the qualification are to provide education and training for a range of careers in business such as management, administration, personnel, marketing, accounting, and law

Providing a general qualification which allows flexibility of study to meet local or specialist needs

Providing specialist options which meet the needs of the major functions in business and allow specialisation with career progression and professional recognition in mind.

Unit Breakdown

BTEC Level 5 HND (Year 1) in Business is a qualification

Qualification credit value: A minimum of 240 credits. (A maximum of 30 credits may be at level 6.)

Example of Units as below:

Unit 6: Business Decision Making

Unit 7: Business Strategy

Unit 8: Research Project

Unit 14:Working with and Leading People

Unit 19: Marketing Planning

Unit 20: Sales Planning and Operations

Unit 33 Small Scale Enterprise

Unit 13: Personal and Professional Development

Unit 23: Human Resource Development.

Assessment Method

The assessment of Edexcel BTEC Higher National qualifications is criterion-referenced and the learners will be assessed with evidence against published learning outcomes and assessment criteria through portfolios, exams and practical work.

All units will be individually graded as 'Pass', 'Merit' or 'Distinction'.

Progression Opportunities

A key progression path for Edexcel HND 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.

The Edexcel BTEC HND in Business offer a progression route to the professional qualifications offered by various professional bodies in the business sector.

Career Options

What can I earn in business, accounting and law?

When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a qualification in business, accounting or law, you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a top salary in your sights. For example:

Financial project managers start on around £29,000 a year and can earn up to £50,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Business administrators start on around £26,000 a year and can earn £39,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Legal secretaries start on around £24,000 and can earn up to £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience

If you're interested in a career in business, accounting or law, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go.

To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/business-accounting-and-law or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics at grades A*-C, plus a substantial Level 4 qualification in a related subject. Applicants should have completedL4 HNC with a total of 120 Credits.

Facilities

Structured lessons in a conducive learning environment.

Computers with Internet access

Services Provided

As stated above you will be able to access a full range of academic and non-academic support to ensure you enjoy the course and achieve on it.

Do I need to register?

You will be advised (step by step) on how to apply for university places on commencement of the course.

Process for Application

The application process begins with consideration of your written application, relevant qualifications as well as consideration of references. This will be followed by an interview and assessments for English as well as Maths.


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Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £5,000 p/ year
24+ £5,000 p/ year
International £0 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

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