Is this course right for me?
This course is suitable for people wishing to develop their career to professional level. Accountancy is a highly-skilled and highly-disciplined field, which is why good Accountants remain in demand across the UK. In fact, research shows that country will need around 80,000 additional Accountants by 2050 and this is an industry full of opportunities!
The course is awarded by Pearson and it gives students a practical grounding in a range of business disciplines such as accounting, human resource management, operations management and marketing. Assignment and activities are designed to simulate real world situations.
The HNC course consists of 4 units, with an additional 4 units available if you choose to progress to the HND course in the following year. Typical units can include: Business and the Business Environment Management and Operations Marketing Essentials Human Resource Management Innovation and Commercialisation Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Management Accounting Managing a Successful Project (Pearson Set)
A wide variety of assessment methods are used on the course including assignments, group work, presentations, projects and examinations.
Your Tutor will be on hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.
Your Study Programme includes valuable additions to help you succeed! You will have a regular 1:1 appointment with highly qualified and experienced professionals who will help you to manage your workload, give you valuable feedback and ensure that you meet College expectations. Work Experience is crucial to preparing you for your next steps and here you will have access to a wide range of employers to make sure you gain plenty of workplace experience. Careers Advice & Guidance is available throughout your time at CBC from our friendly, dedicated Advisors. They can provide you with a wide range of support including CV writing, UCAS applications, interview skills and much more.
What options are there after completing this course?
Upon completing your course, you have a great range of options available to help you continue your adventure: The course provides the opportunity to study for a year and gain the HNC qualification and if you choose you can then progress to the HND qualification. Following these you are able to top-up this course to a full Degree at the University of Bedfordshire and other participating Universities. Want to know more? Click here to see where this course can take you!
Coming to College is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to College and potentially to a local work placement. If you are concerned about this, please click here to see what financial support is available through our Student Services team.
This course is eligible for a Student Loan. Visit our Higher Education page for more information. This is a taught course consisting of eight modules per stage over two years. The timetable is arranged on one day a week, so the course can be combined with work.