Kingston University London - Business HND

Kingston University London

Business HND

This course is ideal if you have a strong interest in business or wish to boost your employability by gaining a higher-level business qualification. It'll develop your analytical business skills and prepare you for the working environment.

You'll be introduced to the general business environment and the fundamentals of business. You'll examine business issues from a range of perspectives, learning to analyse management problems and find workable solutions.

This course is taught at Kingston College (validated by Kingston University), just five minutes away from the University's Penrhyn Road campus. You'll be taught by staff at Kingston College. The team includes senior academics, professional practitioners with industry experience, demonstrators and technical officers.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • This HND is a pathway to a full honours degree. You can "top-up" with just one further year of study.
  • You'll be able to use Kingston University's wide range of facilities, including study skills classes, the library and the many sports and leisure options.
  • Teaching is in small groups, with a variety of methods used to support your individual learning.

Entry Requirements

  • 32 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 qualifications (e.g. two A2 subjects, BTEC Diploma)

  • Candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects at grade C/4 or above, including Mathematics and English Language.

  • QAA-approved Access to Higher Education Diploma in a relevant subject with 60 credits, minimum 45 credits at Level 3 pass.

  • Candidate

    s are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects grades A*-C including Mathematics and English Language (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading).

Career Prospects

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to continue your studies to convert your HND to a full honours degree. Many of the students who pass this course progress to the Business BA (Hons) top-up course, also taught at Kingston College and validated by Kingston University.

Course Details

In Year 1, you will develop core study skills, boosting your employability. You will study the general global business environment and be introduced to the fundamentals of business. Other modules examine the world of work, how the business environment, including economics, influences business, the fundamentals of marketing and an introduction to people and organisations. At this level, you are expected to be able to describe and structure business problems. The knowledge and skills developed will prepare you for broader and deeper study of key management functions in Year 2.

In Year 2, you will develop analytical skills and suggest recommendations to business issues. You will further your knowledge of financial management, operations and project management and international business and culture, and make specific plans for employment.

Year 1

Business and Study Fundamentals
Business Organisations and the Wider Environment
Career and Employability Development/HRM
Essentials of Marketing

Year 2

Financial and Managerial Decision Making
Introduction to Project and Operations Management
International Business and Culture
People and Organisations

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