The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND provides greater breadth and specialisation than the Level 4 HNC, and is the equivalent to the 2nd year of an University Degree.
The structure of the programme provides an innovative and creative curriculum, covering core areas such as the business environment, business communication and information, marketing and human resources – all fundamental to the success of business organisations.
The Business HND gives you two different course pathways to choose from; Marketing, which is studied in Boston and Operational Management, which is studied in Spalding. There are also a variety of different attendance options for you to choose from, please see 'attendance' for more information on these.
What will I do?
You have two options of pathway to choose from for the Business HND Level 5.
Marketing pathway - studied at Boston College
- Innovation and Commercialism
- Marketing Essentials
- Projects Management
Operational Management pathway - studied at Boston College Spalding
- Supply Chain Management
- Management Operations
- Principles of Operations Management
The course is delivered using a balance between practical and theory. We include e-learning, one-to-one support, individual learning plans, external visits, events and speakers.
Business BTEC HNC Certificate Level 4 or a related HNC qualification.
You will also need to have a Level 2 qualification or above in English and Maths (e.g. GCSE or Functional Skills) and/or minimum IELTS score 6.
This course will cost you £4500 per year.
If you choose to study over 2 years, this course will cost you £2250 per year.
Fees may vary depending on personal circumstances. Please enquire for details.
You can apply for a student loan to cover the costs of course fees. You may also be able to apply for various grants and loans to support your learning.
Specific advice regarding student loans and other benefits can be obtained from www.gov.uk/student-finance
The careers team based in college can also assist your application. Please contact them via the Information Line on 01205 313218.
Please note that all fees are subject to change.
This course can take you 1-2 year, September to May, to complete, depending on your chosen pathway.
You can chose to study this course in one of the following ways:
Boston College - Marketing pathway
2 days a week, Thursday and Friday, 9.00am-4.00pm for 1 year, plus independent study
1 day a week, for 2 years, plus independent study
Boston College Spalding - Operational Management pathway
1 afternoon/evening a week, 1.30pm-8.00pm for 2 years, plus independent study