Business and Management (part-time) (HND)

the United Kingdom

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About Business and Management (part-time) at University of Derby

  • This course prepares you for higher level roles: alongside in-depth business knowledge and management know-how, you'll improve your skills in decision-making, problem-solving, innovative thinking, analysis and leadership
  • The part-time route to the HND Business and Management is specially designed so that you can fit your studies in with your work schedules, with teaching delivered at convenient times
  • You can apply your learning directly to the workplace: many of the assignments will relate to your current role, bringing immediate benefits for you and your organisation
  • The HND is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which means you can achieve an additional professional qualification to strengthen your CV
  • You'll benefit from our highly vocational approach, with a strong focus on real-world learning: assessments are based entirely on coursework and there are no exams
  • On achieving your HND, you can gain direct entry to the final stage of an honours degree in Business Management, where you can continue studying part time
  • View our Derby Business School brochure

Aimed at professionals already in employment, this course provides a flexible and convenient part-time route to a respected HND qualification in Business and Management. Up to date and vocationally relevant, it opens doors for you to advance to more senior roles within your organisation or to take your career in new directions.

The HND captures the complex and challenging nature of today's business environment. It gives you a strong foundation in the latest business concepts, theories and techniques

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements - You will need one of the following:

  • 64 UCAS points (up to 16 from AS-levels)
  • Level 3 qualification including Maths and English equivalent at Level 2

Specific requirements at A-level

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Specific requirements at GCSE

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification


  • 6.0 (with 5.5 in each skills area)

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