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Business HND

Where taught Attendance UCAS code Campus code Year of entry
Kingston College 2 years full time 422N K 2017

Why choose this course?

This Higher National Diploma (HND) course aims to develop your ability to understand business issues from a range of perspectives, to analyse management problems and specify workable solutions.

What you will study

Year 1 provides you with the study skills needed for the rest of the course, as well as a foundation in business disciplines such as marketing, accounting and IT.

In Year 2 , you will explore how organisations are managed at the operational level, and will study the accounting function and how it can aid business performance. You will also learn about operations and project management, and will develop skills to enhance your employability.

Please note: This course is taught at Kingston College (validated by Kingston University), which is situated in Kingston town centre, close to the University's Penrhyn Road campus.

Module listing

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 1

  • Business Fundamentals
  • Organisations and the Environment
  • Organisations and People
  • Marketing Fundamentals

Year 2

  • This module introduces you to financial and management accounting in a business context. The module explains the principles and construction of the key financial statements that measure financial performance and financial position. It goes on to explain how the financial statements of public listed companies can be analysed.

    This module also considers the fundamental concepts of management accounting and builds on them to provide you with the analytical skills necessary to make many short, medium and long term operating decisions within an organisation. Numerical aspects are balanced by the need to understand the usefulness of the information to users.

  • This module introduces you to the principles of operations and project management and provides you with a set of tools and techniques to plan, control and monitor operations and projects. You will have the opportunity to apply operations and project concepts and techniques to case study organisations and make judgements about the operational effectiveness of service and manufacturing operations within the public and private sectors.

  • Global Business and Culture
  • Career and Employability Development

You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University on a not-for-credit basis as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

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