BTEC HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS AND FINANCE
Who is this course for?
This well-established and highly successful course aims to help you develop a broad range of knowledge and skills appropriate to managers and entrepreneurs. Year 2 of the programme allows you to undertake relevant industrial experience in a range of employment areas such as Manufacturing, Accountancy, Retail, Banking and Local Government.
You will be given the opportunity to compete for a placement in the USA through the Rooney Fellowship Award. Previous students have seen this programme as an ideal opportunity to develop their careers and gain valuable experience both on the academic and industrial fronts. Applicants will be required to attend an interview.
How long is this course for?
3 years full-time (Year 2 is spent on industrial placement).
What will I study?
The course consists of 16 units some of which include:
- Professional Development
- Business Strategy
- Management Accounting, Costing & Budgeting
- Financial Reporting
- Human Resource Management
How will I be assessed? You will be assessed on a regular basis throughout the programme using a range of appropriate assessment methods such as written and practical assignments, projects, role plays, case studies, presentations and examinations.
What can I do after the course?
On successful completion you may progress to senior positions in Business, Retail, Personnel, Marketing and Finance or you may go on to enrol on a relevant Degree course and gain maximum exemption for the subjects taken on the HND.
Entry to the final year of the BA (Hons) in Business Studies in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKIT) is possible for those students who fulfil the criteria laid down by DKIT or they may join the part-time Business Studies Degree offered at the Newry Campus through the University of Ulster. You may also gain entry to the final year of a variety of other related Degrees.
How do I apply?
Complete an application form (available from each campus) and return it to the Admissions Office at the Newry Campus.