Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business (Marketing) with embedded level 4 HNC award (RQF)

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Course Overview

Mont Rose College of Management and Sciences offers this HND in Business Marketing course with the approval of BTEC Edexcel. Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications are designed to prepare learners for the employment in a specific industry.


    Intended Learning outcomes:
    After completing the course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of organisations and the dynamic nature of the environment which they operate in.
    • Be able to communicate in a professional manner (written reports and formal presentations).
    • Demonstrate an understanding of various marketing and business tools/ models and how they can be used to make informed marketing decisions.
    • Demonstrate and understanding of the role and functions of marketing within an organisation.
    • Be able to conduct research and to use the literature in marketing to demonstrate a critical understanding of various marketing theories, concepts, frameworks and techniques.
    • Be able to synthesise ideas into a marketing plan.
    • Demonstrate cognitive skills of critical thinking, ability to solve business problems

    The Pearson BTEC HNC Level 4 is made up of 120 credits and be completed over a years’ time. The HND a combination of both levels 4 and 5 and is made up of 240 credits, this qualification is usually studied full-time over two years, or part-time over four years.


    Mandatory core units are:

    • Business and the Business Environment
    • Marketing Essentials
    • Human Resource Management
    • Management & Operations
    • Management Accounting
    • Managing a Successful Business Project
    • Research Project
    • Organisational Behaviour

    Specialist Units Marketing Pathway

    • Product and Service Development
    • Integrated Marketing Communication
    • Digital Marketing

    General Units

    • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
    • Innovation and Commercialisation
    • Business Strategy
    • Sales Management

    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 will also need to show the English language competence in order to secure admission.

    The following criteria must be met in order to secure admission to Mont Rose College. Academic (at least one of the following)

    • A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Business
    • A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C (or equivalent)
    • Other related Level 3 qualifications
    • An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution
    • Related work experience
    • An international equivalent of the above.

    English Language

    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 The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) The B2 level and above in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Students from the European Union (EU) students should also have good exam results and/or background in the English language.

    Restrictions on Learner Entry:

    The Edexcel BTEC Higher National qualifications are for learners aged 18 years and over.

    Start Date

    New intakes each January/April/September

    Total Course Duration

    2 years

    The tuition fee is £6165 per annum. Students on this course may be fully funded by the Student Loan Company. This facility is only available to UK and other European Union students. For more information, please contact the admissions team at or T: +44 20 8556 5009

    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 . 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 or, by post to

  • Mont Rose College, 267 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Greater London, IG1 4TG.

Study Location:

  • Mont Rose House, 412-416 Eastern Avenue, IG2 6NG, Ilford

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