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HND in Business Management

Level 4/5
Tycoch, Sketty Hall
Two years

Telephone: 01792 284098 Email:


This course is designed to give students a broad range of knowledge and experience in the business and financial sectors. While there is an emphasis on finance areas, it is a wide ranging programme suitable for students who wish to develop the full range of business skills. 

Key information

  • A Level = DD
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma = PPP
  • BTEC L3 Diploma = MP
  • Access = Pass
  • AAT3 = Pass.

Relevant work experience will be considered.


First year – Level 4

  • The Management of Financial Information
  • Becoming a Professional; Critical Enquiry
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Start-up
  • Economics, Law and Business Environment
  • People, Work and Society
  • Marketing and Consumer Behavior.

Second year - Level 5

  • Managing People in a Global Workplace
  • Creative Marketing Communications
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Strategic Business Analysis
  • Live Research Project
  • The Digital Workplace.

As part of this course there is an option to become a fully qualified accounts technician through the AAT.

There would be no additional tuition fees to study the AAT Level 2/3 Diploma alongside your HND in year one and the Level 3/4 AAT Diploma in year two, depending on prior qualifications and experience. 

The course is delivered over three days. Students taking the AAT option will need to attend for a fourth day. A part time option is also available.

On completion, students can progress onto the final year of BA (Hons) Business Management or alternatively, progress onto BA (Hons) courses at the University of South Wales. 

Course costs

£7,500* a year. The College is offering a £1,000 bursary towards this for full-time courses.

For information on financial support - including tuition fee loans - please visit

Additional fees

  • Travel to and from College, or placement
  • Photocopying, stationery and equipment costs (e.g. USB sticks)
  • Printing and binding
  • Gowns for graduation ceremonies.

Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

Student may be able to gain recognition for previous learning.

*Please note that the tuition fees stated are subject to increase for future years of study. Please see the University of South Wales for further information.