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Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business

Course Code: C5144
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19
Time: 09:00-18:00

This two year course aims to prepare you for a career in business, whether as a manager or entrepreneur. You will develop a broad range of knowledge through units which include marketing, economics, human resources and finance. There is an emphasis on preparation for the workplace, through on-going development of employability and personal development planning skills, culminating in the completion of work related projects.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units, which are an additional component to enhance your employability. There is no extra charge for these units.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Upon completion of the HND, opportunities exist to progress to further full or part-time study e.g. degree programmes or to professional qualifications such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Accounting Technicians Ireland and Institute of Leadership and Management.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at However, please note the minimum tariff for 2018 entry will be 80 tariff points, under the new UCAS tariff system, to include at least 1 grade C at A2 or Merit at BTEC level 3. Early application is recommended due to the extremely high demand for this course. All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.


Tuition Fee


Fees relate to year 1 of a 2 year course.

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

Ciaran Boden, Tel: 028 9026 5127 or email: [email protected]