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. UCAS Code: B4S5. 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 designed to provide you with an excellent introduction to a wide range of business and management skills, it will provide a comprehensive base of key theoretical concepts and practical situations, with a strong focus on employability and career progression. 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.

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.

The varied nature of this course ensures students are well equipped with the skills and capabilities to launch their own business venture, work in a number of business-related jobs or continue with further studies.

Course Themes

  • Statistics for business
  • Business law: an introduction
  • Financial forecasting
  • Business culture and strategy
  • The world economy
  • Behavioural skills
  • Theory and application

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
  • Understanding business behaviours
  • Adaptability
  • Resilience
  • self-analysis and Reflection
  • Budget Management/ Monitoring
  • Negotiating and Influencing
  • Management

Career Progression

  • Business Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Marketing Executive/Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Logistics and Distribution Manager
  • Small Business Advisor
  • Financial Advisor


Full time: £7200

How to Apply

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

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