HNC Business

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This course is perfect for those who wish to pursue a career in business. This course will teach you about all aspects of business, from accounting and finance to marketing and management. This knowledge can be valuable in any career, whether you're working for a small business or a large corporation.  In addition to specific business knowledge, you'll also learn transferable skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and teamwork. These skills are in high demand in all industries, so can give you a leg up in the job market.



One of the following:

  • 1 relevant* Higher at C grade or above OR
  • an appropriate grouping of National 5 and/or Intermediate 2 and Higher units or
  • Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills or
  • NQ Business or similar

 The course is suitable for school leavers, adults returning to education or those in employment who wish to enhance their career prospect




This course enables candidates to acquire skills and knowledge in key business functions such as management, marketing, and accounting. You'll learn skills and gain knowledge from the following areas:

  • Business fundamentals with emerging technologies
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Accounting for Business: An introduction
  • Communication: Business communication
  • Digital Marketing & traditional marketing
  • Business Law
Where can I go from here?

Graduates of this course will be able to go directly into the following courses: