Undergraduate year 2: Level 5 - HND (Edexcel)
BTEC Higher National Diplomas provide greater depth than BTEC Higher National Certificate qualifications. These qualifications are followed by full-time learners and allow progression into or within employment in the sector, either directly on the achievement of the award or following further study to degree level.
The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business mainly offers a progression route for learners who are studying a business programme. The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business provides suitable work experience so that learners can apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace during their study. The qualification prepares learners for employment in the sector and is suitable for those who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work. Some adult learners may wish to make the commitment required by this qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment in the sector or progress into higher education.
Progression from this qualification may well be into or within employment in the sector where learners may work towards professional membership or study for professional body examinations.