• TEF Silver

    We have the TEF Silver Award in recognition of our high-quality teaching for higher education

  • 100%

    of our HNC / HND students progressed to employment or further study

    Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (HNC 19+ students)

  • Highly qualified and experienced staff

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
16/09/20202 Years4Full-TimeBede CampusUniversity Level Qualification

What’s it all about?

This career-focused, practical course will support you in progressing to further study or improving your career prospects in areas such as management, administration, human resources, marketing, accounting and law.

A relevant Level 3 qualification and at least 40 UCAS points, Level 2 English and Maths or extensive work experience in the sector.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Centre. You could have the opportunity for relevant trips though none are mandatory
HE5999.00You will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Centre. You could have the opportunity for relevant trips though none are mandatory

On this course you will experience a combination of teaching and learning styles including practical and theoretical classroom teaching, library drop-in sessions, directed work with other students and directed private study. There is a summative assessmen

You could have the opportunity to take part in a work placement, which is relevant to your course and future career ambitions. It could be for a week, or a day a week over a longer period.

Average hours per week: Lectures - 12, One-to-meeting with Personal Tutor -1, Independent Learning - TBC

The course is for those who are looking for a highly regarded business qualification that focuses on practical skills and knowledge. It will help improve your job prospects within many different types of organisations in addition to providing a platform f

Core units - Business and the Business Environment, Marketing Essentials, Human Resource Management, Management and Operations, Management Accounting, Organisations and Behaviour, Research Project. You will also study a range of specialist management unit

Pearson

Our HE Academic Support Tutor can provide help with study skills, written English, academic writing, research skills, critical thinking and revision, assessment and examination skills.

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What’s next?

You could progress to a top-up degree in a related subject area, to achieve a full honours degree.

Careers

Financial managers and directors

Financial managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate financial information and advise on company financial policy.

Medium Salary

£ 58260

7416 people employed as Financial managers and directors in the current year.

Marketing and sales directors

Marketing and sales directors plan, organise and direct market research and formulate and implement an organisation’s marketing and sales policies.

Medium Salary

£ 64209

4264 people employed as Marketing and sales directors in the current year.

Purchasing managers and directors

Purchasing managers and directors (not retail) plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the purchasing functions of industrial, commercial, government organisations and public agencies to ensure cost-effectiveness.

Medium Salary

£ 47631

1411 people employed as Purchasing managers and directors in the current year.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.