York College

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HNCD Business

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If you wish to study this course full-time you must apply through . UCAS Code: B3S4. Institution code Y70.

If you wish to study part-time follow the 'apply' link at the top of this page and fill out a York College application form.

Click here to view York College’s agreement with the Office for Fair Access (OFFA) and an explanation on how fee income will be used to support students.


The programme is equipped to provide you with a comprehensive base of key theoretical concepts and practical situations, with a strong focus on career prospects, as well as teaching and learning strategies to develop vital employability skills which will allow you to thrive in professional situations.

You will develop your knowledge and skills for contemporary organisations, with flexible delivery options to suit your personal needs, whilst working with dedicated tutors who are on-hand to support you whenever you need it.

The HNC in Business feeds directly into the HND in Business, allowing you to continue studying in greater detail.

Entry Requirements

Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject or A Levels. Maths and English GCSE at Grade 4 (or equivalent) also required.

Our Approach

To make sure our qualifications are providing the most relevant career-related content, industry expertise is placed at the heart of these business courses, with emphasis on providing real world experience as well as academic knowledge.

This ensures students leave with expertise recognised by business and industry, and the flexibility to go straight into employment or progress to a degree.

Course Themes

  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project

Did You Know?

We also offer professional qualifications (AAT) from Levels 2 to 4 in addition to an array of other professional courses.

Skills You Will Learn

  • Critical Thinking
  • Effective Communication
  • Self-management
  • Adaptability
  • Resilience
  • self-analysis and Reflection
  • Budget Management/ Monitoring
  • Negotiating and Influencing
  • Self-presentation

Career Progression

HNC: Successful completion of the HNC Business will enable you to enrol on the HND Business course.


Full time: £7200

How to Apply

You need to apply for this course through the UCAS website.

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