Pearson BTEC HND Courses

Pearson BTEC HND Courses

(Business / Computing / Hospitality /  Healthcare and Travel & Tourism)

The two-year courses are designed to help you develop advanced knowledge and skills appropriate for a career in the respective industry or sector. In addition, it provides individuals with the academic and critical thinking skills required at higher education level. The HND course comprises 240 credits, of which 120 are completed at Level 4 (HNC) and 120 at Level 5 (HND). On successful completion of two years, your final award will be an HND. Additionally, learners can progress to a third year BA or BSc (Hons) related degree course at any UK University.


Entry requirements

Learners should hold/meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • You will require a minimum of 48 UCAS points from a level 3 qualification
  • 5 GCSEs – grades A*-C including English and maths
  • OR Business Level 3 Extended Diploma OR other business-related Level 3 qualifications
  • Mature applicants over 21 years of age with relevant industrial experience
  • The provider will determine English Language ability if English is not your native language. Mostly all courses offered required an IELTS 4.5 or Equivalent*

*This is subject to the level of the course you have selected and will be explicitly stated in the details of the course you have applied for.


BTEC HND Business Modules

Year 1 – Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Business

  • Business and the business environment
  • Marketing essentials
  • Human resource management
  • Management and operations
  • Management accounting
  • Managing a successful business project (Pearson-set)
  • Entrepreneurship and small business management
  • Financial accounting

 

Year 2 – Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Business

  • Research project (Pearson-set)
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Brand Management
  • Business strategy
  • International Marketing
  • Brand management
  • Sales Management
  • Global Business Environment

BTEC HND Computing Modules

Year 1 – Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Computing

  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Professional Practice
  • Database Design and Development
  • Security
  • Managing a Successful Computing Project (Pearson-set)
  • Computing Research Project (Pearson-set)
  • Business Intelligence

 

Optional units

  • Software Development Lifecycles
  • Website Design & Development

BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management

Year 1 – Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Hospitality Management

  • The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
  • Finance in the Hospitality Industry
  • Customer Service
  • Research Project
  • Food and Beverage Operations Management
  • Room Division Operation Management
  • The Developing Manager
  • Marketing in Hospitality

 

Year 2 – Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Hospitality Management

  • Human Resource Management for Service Industries
  • The Travel and Tourism Sector
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Tourist Destinations
  • Tours Operations Management
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Employability Skills
  • The Entertainment Industry and Venue Management

BTEC Higher National Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management

Year 1 – Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Travel and Tourism Management

  • The Travel and Tourism Sector
  • Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector
  • The Developing Manager
  • Research Project
  • Marketing in Travel and Tourism
  • Contemporary Issues in Travel and Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Legislation and Ethics in the Travel and Tourism Sector

 

Year 2 – Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Travel and Tourism Management

  • Tourist Destinations
  • Tour Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management for Service Industries
  • Hospitality Provision in the Travel and Tourism Sector
  • Visitor Attraction Management
  • Resort Management
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Employability Skills

BTEC Higher National Diploma in Health and Social Care (Management)

Year 1 – Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Health and Social Care (Management)

  • Communicating in Health and Social Care Organisations
  • Principles of Health and Social Care Practice
  • Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace
  • Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care
  • Working in Partnership in Health and Social Care
  • Research Project
  • Managing Human Resources in Health and Social Care
  • Managing Financial Resources in Health and Social Care

 

Year 2 – Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Health and Social Care (Management)

  • Safeguarding in Health and Social Care
  • Physiological Principles for Health and Social Care
  • Psychology for Health and Social Care
  • Understanding Specific Needs in Health and Social Care
  • Employability Skills
  • Understanding the Learning Process
  • Facilitating Change in Health and Social Care
  • Health Promotion

Teaching will take a variety of forms. The majority of the course will be lecturing and taught webinar sessions or other monitored activities that contribute to learning and assessment.


Assessment

Each unit is assessed by individual or group participation, research and coursework assignments. Assessment activities provide major opportunities for learning, including:

  • Group and individual work
  • Peer feedback
  • Individual and group presentations
  • Essay, evaluations, and assignments

Progressions

Upon successful completion of Pearson BTEC Diploma qualifications, learners will be eligible to gain entry into the final year top-up for BA/  BSc Degree in any UK University.

Course Material

Course material, including presentations, handouts, assignment briefs, and e-books are made available to enrolled learners. In addition to this, the learners also get the course handbook and tutorial via emails to support the learning.

Books

We can provide printed books for a few units and these can be ordered by the learners at the start of the course at an additional cost. The books are from BPP Media or other publications and are discounted for enrolled learners. They are available for some units only.

Online learning

The learner sets the pace for learning and the courses are offered on an academic year basis. Although our tutors encourage the learners to make progress monthly, this approach is flexible.


Fees:  £4500-£5500* 

  • Depending on qualification HNC or HND
  • The fee includes registration, assessment, teaching, and certification. There is no other hidden cost.

Key Facts

Awarding Body: Pearson Plc
Course Duration: 12-18 months
Qualification Level: 4/5
Method of study: Distance Learning / Blended Learning / Part Time / Full Time


We do everything we can to ensure that information on our website is correct, however, details may change and we cannot accept responsibility for errors or omissions. For more detailed information about the course visit Pearson official website on https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-higher-nationals/business-2016.html

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