Business HNC


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The HNC Business will give you an excellent introduction to a wide range of business and management skills. You will gain a range of knowledge and understanding that is highly sought-after by employers, including: business fundamentals; marketing; economics; emerging technologies; IT; communication; accounting and management.



Level SCQF 7

DeliveryFace-to-Face |

Semester 1: Monday - Morning. Wednesday and Thursday - All day. 

Semester 2: Monday - Afternoon. Wednesday and Thursday - All day. 

LocationInverness Campus

Duration1 year


Course content...

Mandatory units include:

  • Accounting for business: an introduction
  • Business fundamentals and emerging technologies
  • Business: graded unit 1
  • Communication: business communication
  • Economic issues: an introduction
  • Managing people and organisations
  • Marketing: an introduction

What next... 

  • On successful completion of HNC Business with all 15 credits, you may be able to progress onto year two of HND Business or year two of the BA (Hons) Business and Management.

On completion of your course, you will be qualified to take up a variety of posts in administration, business and management, or self-employment.


Entry requirements

  • 1 Scottish Higher at grade C or above.
  • Prospective students without the standard entry requirements as listed above may still be eligible for a place dependent upon their previous studies/work experience.