Higher National Diploma (HND)
Start your path to career success with a Higher National Diploma (HND) at Regent College. The Edexcel BTEC HND is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications appropriate to the skills needs of a range of sectors at RQF levels 4 and 5. They have been developed to provide the required knowledge, understanding and skills in a sector context, necessary to prepare the learners for employment, academic career progression and/or to provide career development opportunities for those already in work.
The Pearson HND is a qualification that has been recognised globally, providing the opportunity for the students to enrol in universities for the third year (Top-up) of bachelor’s degrees. This is subject to the fulfilment of the other admission criteria of the universities and the final decision to make an offer lies with the universities. Top-up degrees are of one year duration, the final year of the three-year full time undergraduate BA / BSc Honours degrees.
Students making application from September 2016 onwards will undertake a Level 4 in Business, and then have 7 pathways to choose from:
- HND in Business General
- HND in Accounting and Finance
- HND in Business Management
- HND in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
- HND in Human Resource Management
- HND in Marketing
- HND in Operations Management
BA (Hons) Business Management (Top-up)
This BA (Hons) Business Management (Top-up) has been designed specifically to provide students with the knowledge and practical application in today’s ever changing business climate. Exploring the leadership, innovation, marketing and change; which we believe are the most significant constants in the rapidly transforming world of business in any industry. Whether your ambition is to take on a senior leadership role in a large organisation or to drive your own business to the next level, this course will build on your previous studies in business to the next level. Through the practical application through assessments you will take the learning and see it at work in the real world.
The top up BA (Hons) Business Management is a progression route from a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business to gain a full degree awarded by Buckinghamshire New University, our validation partner.
BA (Hons) Business Entrepreneurship (Top-up)
Our Business Entrepreneurship course looks at how to develop businesses from a practical perspective. You are actively encouraged to develop an entrepreneurial spirit and attitude throughout your degree. It is designed for the entrepreneur of the future, and aims to prepare you for a career operating in ever-changing global markets. In addition to exploring current thinking in entrepreneurship, innovation, marketing and business development, the course encourages you to develop an interest in starting and managing your own ventures. The top up BA (Hons) Business Entrepreneurship is a progression route from a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business to gain a full degree awarded by University of Northampton, our validation partner.
BA (Hons) Business Management with foundation year
This programme allows students to develop their academic study skills and build confidence in their abilities, identifying their strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree. Half the course focuses on preparing for success, encompassing both academic study skills and employability skills. The other half the course focuses on providing a foundation for students in business, through the introduction to business management module and through the inquiry learning project module, where students will apply the study skills they have developed to a business-related project.
On successful completion of the foundation year students will have the confidence and ability to progress to level degree study and join the students embarking on the BA Business Management degree. This programme is validated by Buckinghamshire New University.
BA (Hons) Business Management
The BA (Hons) Business Management programme will set you apart in the graduate market as during your course you will be working on live project briefs giving you real business industry experience. Many of our modules cover contemporary technology issues in business, futureproofing you for a modern business environment. This programme is validated by Buckinghamshire New University, will help develop learners into skilled and qualified leaders, as demanded by today’s employment market.