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Business HND

The course brings together the practical and theoretical elements of management, marketing and finance.

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Overview

This course leads to a HND award from De Montfort University in the first instance, which on successful completion may then be ‘topped-up’ to a full BA (Hons) Degree in Business and Management via a third year of study at the main DMU campus.

Reasons to study Business HND at DMU:

  • A career-focused and practical course
    allowing you to study a range of subjects from different disciplines
  • Opportunity to tailor your degrees
    by following a general business pathway or choose specialist modules in Marketing and Human Resource Management.
  • Placement opportunities with local, national and global companies
    including Rolls Royce, IBM, Walt Disney, the NHS and Siemens
  • Our alumni are employed by leading brands in graduate roles 
    such as Business Analyst at Capita, Supply Manager at Cummins, General Management Graduate at Network Rail and Business Process and Design Analyst at Vodafone
  • UK/EU
  • International

Key facts for UK/EU students

Location: Leicester College

Institution code: D26

UCAS course code: 422N

Duration: Two years full-time

Fees and funding: 2018/19: £6,165

Find out more about tuition fees and available funding.

Apply for the Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarship, worth up to £6,000.

Find out more about additional costs and optional extras associated with this course.

Contact us: For more information complete our online enquiry form or call us on +44 (0)116 2 50 60 70.

Key facts for international students

This course is not available to international students. 

Entry criteria

Qualification requirements

  • A typical offer is 64 points from at least one A Level.
  • GCSE Maths & English at grade 4/C or equivalent study at Level 2.
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma MPP

Mature students

We welcome applications from mature students with non-standard qualifications and recognise all other equivalent and international qualifications.

English language

If English is not your first language, an IELTS core of 6.0 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required.

UCAS Tariff changes

Students applying for courses starting in September 2018 will be made offers based on the latest UCAS Tariff. Find out more.

Structure and assessment

 

Course modules

Teaching and assessments

Contact hours

 

Year one

  • Global Business Issues
  • Employability Professionalism and Academic Study Skills
  • Understanding Business
  • An Introduction to Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Principles of Marketing

Year two

  • Contemporary Management and Operations
  • Business Law
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • International Marketing
  • Performance Management in Organisations

Through lectures, tutorials and seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment includes coursework (such as presentations, essays and reports) and normally an exam or test.

You should expect to attend Leicester College approximately 16 Hours a week 

Facilities and features

Hugh Aston Building

You will be taught at Leicester College but will have access to facilities at De Montfort University.

Facilities at De Montfort University include lecture theatres and classrooms with capacities ranging from 50 to 250 people, break-out spaces for group work, quiet study zones for individual work and a large number of high-spec IT labs, some of which are installed with professional software.

The Newarke café in Hugh Aston provides Costa Coffee as well a range of snacks and refreshments.

Library services

We have 1,500 study places and 650 computer workstations across four sites on campus. These give access to more than half a million publications, an extensive range of DVDs, e-resources and thousands of electronic journals. 

The main Kimberlin Library is open 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year (other than in exceptional circumstances).

Award-winning staff are on hand to help and there is a café for study breaks. We offer a range of workshops, drop-in and one-to-one sessions, and our Just Ask service provides email and telephone support.

Campus Centre

The current home of De Montfort Students' Union (DSU), Campus Centre, has been completely refurbished to create a state-of-the-art environment for DSU improving the student experience.

The new-look Campus Centre is the hub for student life, on the ground floor is a convenience store, a Subway and a Starbucks. There is also the DSU-owned charitable accommodation service Sulets and SUpplies, DSU’s shop, selling art supplies stationary  and clothing, and offering printing and binding services.

A newly-created staircase in the centre of the building leads up to the first floor, where the DSU officer team has new offices. 

Opportunities and careers

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#DMUglobal

This is our innovative international experience programme which aims to enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons – helping you to become a global graduate, equipped to meet the needs of employers across the world.

Through #DMUglobal, we offer a wide range of opportunities including on-campus and UK activities, overseas study, internships, faculty-led field trips and volunteering, as well as Erasmus+ and international exchanges.

Our #DMUglobal High Flyers Award offers students a discount of up to £1,000 towards a #DMUglobal opportunity (terms and conditions apply).

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Placements

Work-based placements are one of the best ways to boost your skills and experience, and can often lead to your first graduate role.

They are the perfect means of discovering how your studies relate to the real world, and provide an opportunity to improve your confidence and make contacts to help you get ahead in the job market.

DMU’s dedicated Placements Teams can help you by providing access to hundreds of opportunities, giving one-to-one CV advice and interview preparation, and offering training sessions and support from a dedicated tutor.

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Graduate careers

A degree in Business and Management opens up a wide range of career opportunities as you develop a broad base of skills that are in great demand with employers.

You may choose to specialise in a discipline that you enjoyed studying on the programme.

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How to apply

We welcome applications from UK and international students with a wide range of qualifications and experience.

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