HNC in Business (part-time)

Delivered at Nelson and Colne College University Centre
Start Date September 2024
Duration 2 Years
Cost £4500.00

* The fees charged on your course will not rise by more than inflation during your studies but the College reserves the right to increase fees annually by not more than RPIX (Retail Prices Index excluding Mortgage Interest).

If your studies are to be funded by your employer or as part of an Apprenticeship then different rates may apply, please enquire for details.

** All fees are payable to Nelson and Colne College Group University Centre

Course overview

This programme is aimed at students who have completed a Level 3 course in Business or a related subject, who are looking to study a Higher Education programme locally to progress their career within this sector.

Please note that students without the formal entry criteria but with relevant experience will also be considered.

Students in employment are also able to undertake this programme as a Higher Apprenticeship.

How will the courses be assessed?

A series of written and practical work is assessed by your tutors and will determine your overall grade.

Entry requirements

Minimum 48 UCAS Tariff points, with the majority obtained from relevant subjects.

GCSE English or equivalent.

Applicants without formal entry qualifications but with relevant work experience will be considered for entry to the programme subject to an interview and appropriate diagnostic tests.


Completion of the HNC Business provides a valuable vocational qualification to enhance students' career prospects, and provides progression to the HND Business (top-up).