Under franchise from the University of Portsmouth (UoP)
COURSE LEADER: Phil Truckel
HND Business at The Isle of Wight College is a University of Portsmouth Higher Education (HE) programme of study
The 2 year HND course allows students to study Higher Education on the Island at an equivalent to the first two years of a full degree programme (with an opportunity to top-up on completion). Although full time, the course accommodates students who may wish to continue in part-time employment.
The HND offers the learner a business education that is vocationally relevant and stimulating. Students will gain a nationally recognised qualification that will equip them for employment in the dynamic world of business or progression to further studies at degree level and above.
It is likely that you would have just completed A Levels or a Level 3 Extended Diploma although applications are also welcome from mature students
Eight modules are taken each year and the following is an example:
The course content is subject to change to reflect the needs of employers and students.
Attendance will normally be for 2 to 3 days a week with a requirement for reading and additional studies above the contact hours timetabled. Learning will be through lectures, group discussions and workshop activities in supportive small group environments with experienced teaching staff, alongside self-study.
The course will employ a variety of assessment opportunities to include coursework, presentations and exams, with involvement in both individual and group projects. This will give students the opportunity to enhance and practice their skills in informal settings while competencies gained are designed to be fully transferable to the workplace. Assessment will be throughout the course with exams as additional assessment on some units.
Higher National Diplomas are valued by employers and can lead to a variety of career opportunities in areas such as management, sales, marketing and finance or, progression to further study to a BA (Hons) through direct entry to a level 6 study opportunity at University of Portsmouth or other Universities (part-time study options may be available) with an appropriate grade profile.
Further details on the course are available on University of Portsmouth website:
This course is validated by the University of Portsmouth. This is a full time Higher Education (HE) course and applications can be made either through the University of Portsmouth on-line form or via UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). *On-line form where you will first need to register as an applicant – Click here
**UCAS details for the HND Business course at The Isle of Wight College: http://www.ucas.ac.uk/
Institution code name: PORT
Institution code P80
Course code: 002N
Start date: September 2021
Campus code: W
Once complete, your UCAS application will be forwarded to University of Portsmouth and subsequently The Isle of Wight College.
Fees for 2021 are £6,165 per annum (tbc) and may incur a small inflationary rise for 2022. For information regarding assistance with fees and accessing loans; please refer to the government student finance site: https://www.gov.uk/student-finance/overview
Advice is also available via the University of Portsmouth web resource on fees and finance: https://www.port.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduate-fees-and-student-finance
For more information about this course, click here.
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