Higher National Diploma

International in Business (Business Management)


The BTEC HND offered by DeMont in conjunction with Pearson opens the doors to a variety of career and higher education opportunities by establishing a strong foundation in the study of international business.

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        24 Months

        Course Level

        Level 5





        Programme Overview

        Pearson Higher National Diploma International in Business Management aims to build a strong educational foundation for the students who are interested in pursuing business as a career on a global platform, by incorporating key international theories and industry practices into the course material. It aims to transform students into professionals who are capable of meeting industry demands by providing them with a complete overview of the business landscape on an international scale. This will be implemented by indulging students in case studies, critical analysis of business theories and assignments that encourage students to interact and apply their knowledge in a variety of simulative business scenarios.

        Key Features

        • Serves as a doorway into future higher education opportunities
        • Helps build a strong foundation in the study of business
        • Aims at addressing key business related topics
        • Is for beginners looking forward to advance into the field of business
        • BTEC Pearson Certifications offer UK quality of education
        • Students who attain this certification can directly enroll into the third year, saving up to 5 months on completion of their bachelor’s degree giving them an upper hand over the rest.
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          Top Skills you will Learn

          Serving as an introduction to international business, the HND program provides students with a global perspective of the business industry before diving into topics of management, strategy, marketing, accounting, and other aspects that provide a complete overview of a functional business model.

          Job Opportunities

          • Human Resources
          • Marketing
          • Sales
          • Administration
          • Accountant
          • Operations
          • Strategy

          Who Is This Programme for?

          The BTEC Higher National Diploma International in Business Management is for students keen on continuing their education through the model of applied learning to pursue higher education with majors in international business. Additionally, student who aspire to work with multinational corporations that have acquired brand recognition around the world, will benefit from this course.

          Minimum Eligibility

          Students pursuing Higher National Diploma International in Business Management must have graduated from high-school.

          Higher National Diploma International in Business Management

          Awarding Body :  Pearson

          Pearson Education is a British-owned educational publishing and appraisal service for educational institutions and corporations, as well as for students directly. It integrates world-class educational content and evaluation, driven by services and technology, to allow more efficient teaching and customized learning. Their mission is to have a direct partnership with millions of lifelong learners and to link education to the way people aspire to live and work each day. They assume that wherever learning flourishes, people do as well.

          Core Modules

          Module Name Credit
          Business and the Business Environment 15
          Marketing Process and Planning 15
          Human Resource Management 15
          Leadership and Management 15
          Accounting Principles 15
          Managing a Successful Business Project 15
          Organizational Behavior 15
          Innovation and Commercialization 15
          Sales Management 15
          Entrepreneurial Ventures 15
          Business Strategy 15
          Research Project 30

          Specialization Modules

          Unit Name Unit Credit
          Understanding and Leading Change 15
          Global Business Environment 15
          Principles of Operations Management 15

          Key Learnings:

          • Understand and apply key international business theories
          • Grasp the skills and knowledge required to work in a global business environment
          • Learn the process of management and operations, as well as their impact on business
          • Acquire the ability to implement theories and innovative practices to the changing global business environment
          • Develop an understanding of core business processes and practices
          • Assess and evaluate local as well and international business processes
          • Research and critically analyse existing business theories

          Progression and Further Study Opportunities

          An HND can be a valuable asset for your career. Employers appreciate the practical training and workplace experience that it provides, which can help you develop a portfolio of work directly related to your field.

          Additionally, an HND can provide opportunities to explore new career paths or further your education. With an HND, you could pursue higher education such as a bachelor’s degree, postgraduate study, or professional qualifications. It’s worth considering how an HND could enhance your career prospects and personal growth.
          Your HND is a stepping stone to a number of options:

          • Topping up to an honours degree. Topping up is a great option if you want to build on your existing degree and specialize in a particular field. This can help you stand out to potential employers and advance your career.
          • Transferring to an honours degree course in a different subject. Transferring to a different subject can also be an excellent choice if you want to explore a new area of interest or pursue a career change. It’s worth considering these options and exploring the possibilities that an honors degree can offer for your personal and professional growth.

          Once you’ve completed the Pearson BTEC Level 4 & 5 Higher National Diploma, you have an excellent opportunity to further your education by progressing onto degree top-up programs at various higher education providers,
          including top universities in the UK and Middle East such as:

          • Westford University College
          • Heriot-Watt University, Dubai
          • Middlesex University Dubai
          • Northwestern University in Qatar
          • University College London Qatar
          • American University Dubai
          • University of Birmingham Dubai
          • Effat University
          • Amity University Dubai
          • Michigan State University
          • New York University Abu Dhabi
          • University of Wollongong Dubai
          • Middlesex University
          • University of Westminster
          • Coventry University
          • De Montfort University
          • University of Sunderland
          • Buckinghamshire New University
          • Northumbria University
          • University of Wolverhampton
          • University of Portsmouth
          • London Metropolitan University
          • Manchester Metropolitan University
          • University of Gloucestershire
          • University of Salford
          • University of Derby
          • University of Lincoln

          If you’re looking to gain a degree, a Higher National Diploma can be an excellent way to get started. It can serve as a stepping stone to university, allowing you to join the final year of a degree program after completing your HND. Additionally, the HND can also prepare you for a career, as the course provides learners with practical and relevant career-related opportunities. Many students have found that having an HND leads to increased pay and better promotion prospects due to the professional focus of the program. Whether you’re interested in pursuing higher education or starting your career, an HND can offer valuable benefits and help you achieve your goals.

          Note: The aforementioned universities have been sourced via the Pearson website. To explore a comprehensive inventory of university options, we advise checking their official site.

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