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Duration: 16-20 weeks
Credits : 120
Enrol: Anytime
Fees: £1500* (+20% VAT)
Short Study Visa Fees: £3500
*VAT applicable in UK

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How you’ll study
This course is studied 100% online.
Course Duration
Study this course over minimum 16 weeks.
Start dates
Start any day of the week. Onboarding happens within an hour.
Ofqual Approved
Approved by Ofqual in the UK and Globally recognised.
Comprehensive study material
Learning material includes recorded lectures, presentations, ebooks specific for each unit, case studies, articles, handouts, assignment brief.
There are no exams. Assessment via assignments on which feedback is given.
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The Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Business offers students a broad introduction to the subject area via a mandatory core of learning, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience through the selection of optional units across a range of occupational sectors at Level 4. This effectively builds underpinning core skills while preparing the student for subject specialisation at Level 5. Students will gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained in research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios.


Mandatory Units:
• Business and the Business Environment
• Marketing Essential
• Human Resource Management
• Management and Operations
• Management Accounting
• Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set unit)

Optional Units:
• Innovation and Commercialisation
• Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
• Business Law
• Financial Accounting

Entry Requirements

For students who have recently been in education, the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:

• A BTEC or a level 3 equivalent qualification in Business
• A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C (or equivalent and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in subjects such as Mathematics and English
• An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution or Other related Level 3 qualification or an international equivalent of the above.
• Related work experience
• A Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2, IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5 or Equivalent

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Upon completing Pearson BTEC Higher National Certification qualifications, learners will be eligible to gain entry into the second year of the BTEC Higher National Diploma. Learners can also progress to second year of a university course at any UK University. For full list visit the Pearson BTEC progression page or call us at 0161 2734745


The Certificate is issued by the Pearson BTEC Qualification- Awarding Organisation. UK Versity Online Limited (Number 07737) is an accredited and approved delivery Centre for qualifications.

Key Facts

Awarding Body: Pearson BTEC Qualifications
Course Duration: 6-9 Months
Method of study: Full Time / Blended / Distance Learning
Qualification Level: 4

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