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Business - HND 2021
 
Course Level Requirements  
Entry Requirement Summary: 48 points to include a minimum of 1 A level at grade D or above.
Admissions test required? No
Audition required? No
Criminal check (DBS) required? No
Health checks required? No
Interview required? No
Portfolio required? No
Other required? No
   
Access to HE Diploma  
Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications. To include a minimum of 1 A level at grade D or above.
   
GCSEs  
GCSE subjects and grades required: 3 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Mathematics/3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English and Mathematics.
   
Key/Functional Skills  
Are Key Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
Are Functional Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
   
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Qualifications  
GCE A/AS level  
  Advanced Subsidiary
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
  A level
    Further details: 48 Tariff points to include a minimum of 1 A level at grade D or above.
BTEC (QCF)  
  Subsidiary Diploma
    Entry requirement: D
  Diploma
    Entry requirement: MP
  Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: PPP
BTEC (RQF)  
  National Extended Certificate
    Entry requirement: D
  National Diploma
    Entry requirement: MP
  National Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: PPP
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma (core plus options)  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: To include a minimum of 1 A level at grade D or above.
Welsh Baccalaureate (Core plus Principal Learning)  
Overall Tariff Score: 48
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Which lines of Learning/Points/Grades are accepted for entry: Please see below:
Business Administration & Finance at grade E
Construction and the Built Environment at grade E
Creative and Media at grade E
Engineering at grade E
Environmental and Land-Based Studies at grade E
Hair and Beauty Studies at grade E
Hospitality at grade E
Information Technology at grade E
Manufacturing and Product Design at grade E
Public Services at grade E
Retail Business at grade E
Society, Health & Development at grade E
Sport and Active Leisure at grade E
Travel and Tourism at grade E
Additional Information:
   
Scottish Qualifications  
Scottish Higher  
Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
   
Scottish Advanced Higher  
Further details: 48 Tariff points.
   
Other UCAS Tariff Qualifications  
Irish Leaving Certificate  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: 48 tariff points to include a Higher Level subject at grade B3.
   
Irish Leaving Certificate (New grading scheme from 2017)  
    Further details: 48 points to include a Higher Level subject at H4 or above.
International Baccalaureate  
    Further details: 48 points UCAS Tariff to include 4 points from a Higher Level subject.
   
Extended Project Qualification  
    Not accepted
   
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma  
    Further details: Cambridge Pre-U score of 34 to include a Principal Subject at P2.
   
OCR Cambridge Technical  
  Introductory Diploma
    Entry requirement: D
  Diploma
    Entry requirement: MP
  Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: PPP
   
English Language Requirements  
International English Language Testing System:  
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CAE score of 52 or above with a minimum of Borderline in each skill.
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CPE score of 45 or above with a minimum of Weak in each skill.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE) (taken after January 2015):  
An overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT:  
79 with a minimum of 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE):  
An overall score of 54 with a minimum of 51 in each skill.
HKDSE English Language Examination:  
An overall score of 4 with a minimum of 3 in each component.
Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE):  
Trinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components
European Baccalaureate English Language 1:  
A minimum of 6.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 1.
European Baccalaureate English Language 2:  
A minimum of 7.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 2.
   
Other Qualifications  
  N/A