HND in Business Accounting and Finance Degree
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Mont Rose College of Management and Sciences offers this (HND) in Business Accounting and Finance with the approval of BTEC Edexcel. Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications are designed to prepare learners for employment in a specific industry.
|Awarding Body||Pearson Edexcel|
|Level of Course||HND is a Level 5 qualification (equivalent to the second year of a UK Bachelor’s Degree). There is an embedded level 4 exit qualification, the HNC.|
|Number of Credit Hours||Upon successful completion of the course, the student will have completed at least 15 units and 240 + credits. On completion of HNC, the student will have completed at least 8 units and 120 + credits.|
|BTEC Higher National Certificate (1 Year)||The HNC is a level-4 qualification delivered over one year. The HNC is an embedded component of the HND; however, it can be taken as a stand-alone qualification. If a student opts to take the HNC, the student would be eligible for a Higher National Certificate after successful completion of a minimum of 8 modules.|
|BTEC Higher National Diploma (2 Years)||The HND is a level-5 qualification delivered over two years, the first year at level 4 and the second year at level 5. If a student opts to take the HND, the student would be eligible for a Higher National Diploma after the successful completion of a minimum of 15 modules.|
|Attendance||Full-time students are required to attend 21 hours per week in term time.|
|Workload||Total Qualification Time (TQT) is an estimate of the total amount of time required for a student to achieve and demonstrate the achievement of the level of attainment necessary for the award of a qualification. Each 15-credit module approximates to a TQT of 150 hours and 60 hours of Guided Learning.|
|Exemptions||No exemptions are allowed for this programme.|
Accounting and Finance Degree – Intended Learning outcomes
After completing the course, the student will be able to:
The award is made up of 15 units: Mandatory core units are:
Specialist Units, Accounting and Finance Pathway
Teaching & Learning
Learners must achieve a minimum of 240 credits to be awarded level 5 HND.
The learning and teaching strategy for HND/C Business Accounting and Finance degree is explicitly designed to contribute to the achievement of intended learning outcomes, which are clearly expressed at the programme and module level.
The general approach to enabling the learning process for most modules involves:
Due to the wide variety of modules included in this programme, there may be different approaches adopted that are appropriate for a particular module. At the start of each module, tutors will provide a scheme of work which details the module structure, assessment and learning and teaching approaches to be adopted.
The College has developed a Virtual Learning Environment, Moodle, through which the students can access lecture notes and engage with staff and other Business Accounting students.
Activities which can contribute to the Total Qualification Time include:
BTEC Higher Nationals in Business are assessed using a combination of internally assessed center-devised internal assignments (which are set and marked by centers) and internally assessed Pearson-set assignments (which are set by Pearson and marked by centers):
When a student has completed all the assessments for a unit, then the assessment team will give a grade for the unit. This is given simply according to the highest level for which the student is judged to have met all the criteria. Therefore:
Student achievement in assessment in all units is graded as ‘Pass’ ‘Merit’ or ‘Distinction.’ The assessments are based on assignments, presentations, case studies, and role-plays. The students’ work is marked internally by the College. External Verifier checks procedures and results.
Subject Benchmark Statement
Mapped against the QAA Framework for Higher Education Qualifications and Subject Sector Benchmarks.
Mont Rose College recruits students of good achievement from all educational backgrounds. Proven previous exam results are the main criteria for admission to Mont Rose College. International (Tier-4) students also need to show English language competence in order to secure admission.
The following criteria must be met in order to secure admission to Mont Rose College. At least one of the following in academics
International (Tier-4) students must show proof of English-language competence through success in an English test or background approved by UKBA. They should have CEFR (The Common European Framework of Reference) B2 level and above in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. European Union students should also have good exam results or a background in the English language.
Restrictions on Learner Entry:
The Edexcel BTEC Higher National qualifications are for learners aged 18 years and over.
New intakes each January/April/September
Total Course Duration:
Progression Routes on Completion
Accounting and Finance degree
The Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Business (Accounting and Finance degree) offers a progression route for learners to be employed in the accounting, auditing, and financial services industries. The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND in Business (Accounting and Finance degree) is useful for learners who wish to progress to a Bachelor’s Degree and provides exemptions from parts of Accounting Institutes’ professional qualifications if that route is chosen.
The tuition fee for the academic year 2021/2022 is £7499. For the academic year 2022/2023, the tuition fee will increase by inflation to £7,724 and will apply to both the new and the continuing MRC students. For some students, the course is fully funded by the Student Loan Company https://www.gov.uk/government/
Awarding Body Registration Fee:
The Pearson fee for HND registration is paid by the College at the time of student enrolment.
How to Apply
Please download the application form from https://mrcollege.ac.uk/apply-online/ . Complete and return it to Mont Rose College with relevant qualification documents, one suitable reference, and a copy of your passport via email and attached scanned document copies at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Mont Rose House, 412-416 Eastern Avenue, Gants Hill, IG2 6NQ.
Study Location: Mont Rose College, Mont Rose House, 412-416 Eastern Avenue, Gants Hill, IG2 6NQ
Level of Course
21 Hours per week
Morning and Afternoon
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