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Business With Languages HNC

(SCQF level 7)

Business & Procurement, Education and Humanities

Applications closed

Mode of Study


Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year


City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome


This course gives you the essential skills and knowledge necessary to carry out a wide range of jobs in a range of business areas.  You'll be taught by staff with relevant industry experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students.  The course is designed to give you a broad education of all functions of business and give you a clear understanding of the business environment.  

If you have studied a language before at school you will have the opportunity to further develop these skills while studying at the college and may be eligible to progress, after HND Business, to year 3 International Business with Languages at Glasgow Caledonian University.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 7. For more information on the framework visit:   

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • One Higher at Grade C or above in a relevant* subject; OR
  • NQ Business Level 6; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience

* relevant subjects include English, Administration, Business Management, Economics, Geography, History, Mathematics, Modern Studies or a Science subject.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.

What you study

  • Marketing.
  • Business Accounting.
  • Managing People & Organisations.
  • ICT.
  • Communication.
  • Economics.
  • Customer Care.
  • Business Law.
In the Business with Languages option you will study a language throughout your course.

After the course


You could expect to apply for a trainee management position and/or a team leader in industry or commerce.

Continuing Study

You can apply for HND Business (entry into the second year) or apply for a university degree course, with possible entry to either first or second year.


How the course is taught

A mixture of class lecturers, group tasks and presentations.

Assessment methods

All but one of the units that you study are assessed on a continuous basis throughout the year.  You have one end of year exam that assesses your integrated knowledge across the course. 

  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome