• 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:
22/09/2020 2 Years TBC Full-Time Bede Campus University 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 48 UCAS points, or extensive work experience in the sector. Level 2 English and Maths .

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You 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, Independent Learning - 12

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


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.

What’s next?

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

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93.1%of our students progressed to further study, university of employment.

(*Based on 16-18 year olds destination data, 2019/20 academic year)

Why choose Sunderland College?

Consistently high achievement rates

Rated Good by Ofsted

*Ofsted June 2016

Excellent student support

Recognised regionally and nationally for our high-quality approach to careers education