Awarded by Pearson in Partnership with USP College

The course equips students with in-depth knowledge & comprehensive skill sets to prepare them to effectively spearhead organisations in rapidly changing business environments, and provides an up-to-date, real-world understanding of business management to enhance job prospects. A business degree can lead to jobs in marketing, finance, administration and human resources. 

The course facilitates the development of managerial skills in the students. To impart its students practical experience, in its training programme, it puts students through a wide range of situations that require decision making at strategic & tactical levels, thereby preparing them for the future. Emphasis is laid on inculcating a critical understanding of ethical principles & standard practices.

The course material of this industry-focused course contains the dynamics of the complex business world of the day, which in turn helps the students thrive in their professional life. 

HND Business by Pearson


Running businesses and organisations today requires strong leadership and management skills. To ensure future success, companies are constantly on the lookout for capable managers and leaders. Employers want graduates who are academically qualified and work-ready with the practical knowledge and skills they need to make their business successful.

The BTEC Higher National Diploma is a two-year course that offers a strong emphasis on practical skills alongside the development of key knowledge and understanding of business.

Students are attracted to this course because it gives them the knowledge and skills they need for a wide range of businesses in all sectors. Students can progress into employment or to further study.

A major progression path for students with a Higher National Diploma is to the top-up year of a degree programme, depending on the match of the Higher National units to the degree programme in question.

Programme Details

Study Mode
Full Time
Start Date
£6165 / year
Study Level
Level 5
Course Duration
2 Years

Course Details & Modules

This programme is ideal for students interested in developing business knowledge and management skills in any industry.

Contact Hours:

Year One will be 16 GLH* per week x 10 weeks x 3 terms = 480 hrs.
Year Two will be 14 GLH per week x 10 weeks x 3 terms = 420 hrs.

*Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

Course StageScheduled Activities (Hours)Guided Independent Study (Hours)Total Hours
Year One:
HNC (Level4)
Year Two:
HND (Level 5)