Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND in Business

The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND in Business is a qualification with a minimum of 240 credits of which 125 are mandatory core. The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND programme must contain a minimum of 125 credits at level 5.

The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND provides greater breadth and specialisation than the Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC. Edexcel BTEC HNDs are mode free but are followed predominately by full-time learners. They allow progression into or within employment in the business sector, either directly on achievement of the award or following further study to degree level.
The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND in Business provides opportunities for learners to apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace. Full-time learners have the opportunity to do this through formal work placements or part-time employment experience.
The qualification prepares learners for employment in the business sector and will be suitable for learners who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work. Some adult learners may wish to make the commitment required by this qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment in business or progress into higher education. Other learners may want to extend the specialism that they followed on the Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC programme.
Progression from this qualification may well be into or within employment in the business sector where learners may work towards membership of a professional body.
The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND in Business offers a progression route for learners who are studying on an Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC in Business or a programme that includes business.
Learners studying the Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND will be able to progress to a degree in business or one of its specialist areas. The qualification also prepares learners for employment in the business sector. Some learners may wish to use this qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment in the sector, where learners may work towards professional membership or study for professional body examinations.

 

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