This course is delivered at Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College, Coast Road campus. The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Business are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning.
At Level 4 students develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the business sector through six core units, which includes one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment.
Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the business sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in business.
This course is the equivalent to your first year on a university business course and therefore you may be able to access a second-year business related course at university depending on your overall grade.
The two further optional units at Level 4 from the following:
Students should be at least 18 years old and have either:
Graduates successfully completing the course will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the basic concepts of business. You will have developed a range of transferable skills to ensure effective team working, independent initiatives, organisational competence and problem-solving strategies. These skills can lead onto a diverse range of career opportunities within business.
There is an opportunity to study this qualification part-time, which can be discussed with the Programme Leader.
In the coming months before commencing your studies please contact the Programme Leaders (or this can be programme support teams etc) if we can offer any further guidance before joining us:
The North East Collaborative Outreach Programme (NECOP) has launched its FutureMe programme of activity and support to increase the number of young people from the North East progressing to higher education.