NQ Business and Accounting SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

The aim of this qualification is to provide an introduction to business and accounting for school leavers and mature students, giving the confidence and skills needed to find entry level work in a business, administration and/or accounting environment; or to progress to further study at Higher National level.    

Entry requirements

  • School leavers: Four Standard Grades at 3 or above/National 4 at pass, including English.
  • A personal statement that reflects a desire to work in the field.
  • Mature students who may not have formal qualifications but have skills required to meet the demands of the course will be considered.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Online

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date

August 2021


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Progression to:

HNC Business or HNC Accounting

Employment at entry level work in a business, administration and/or accounting environment.

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.