Higher National Diploma in Business Management

Higher National Diploma in Business Management


This pathway explore wider position some organisations have in the global environment. Students will appreciate the complexities of operating in a global environment, and this will enable them to offer greater breadth and depth to an organisation’s current or aspirational global presence. In addition students will be able to predetermine appropriate and timely interventions required to maximise the benefits and minimise the risk of organisational change. Students’ develop understanding of contemporary operations theory as a function of a modern organisation. Students explore key benchmarks and processes which will enable effective critique of an operation function. Learners understand the theoretical basis for business systems and their practical application. Students will understand and appreciate how business systems support the achievement of organisational objectives, particularly through the management of information and the use of Information Communications Technology (ICT) to gain a competitive advantage. Students will explore the role of systems within organisations, the management of business systems and analytical tools and techniques for monitoring and measuring control and delivery.


Department of Professional Studies

Entry Requirements

General Education Diploma (12 years of schooling) with a score of 70% (C grade) or above. All equivalent UK and other international qualifications (IB, GCSE) are also accepted. For applicants whose first language is not English, a minimum IELTS score of  5 is required BTEC - 5.5).

Examining Authorities
Pearson Education,BTEC-Business and Technology Educational Council

Two years – full time

Programme Content

First Year:
  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set)
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Second Year:
  • Research Project (Pearson-set)
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Operations and Project Management
  • Understanding and Leading Change
  • Global Business Environment
  • Business IT Systems
  • Business Systems

July /August
December / January

Contact Details
  • Dr. T.T.A. Rohanaraj, Director - Undergraduate Studies
    Director, Professional Studies Department
    Office Line: 22059848
  • Ms. Zainab Al Lawati
    Office Line: 22059821
  • Ms Sujata Suresh
    Faculty and Quality Nominee for HND Business
    Professional Studies Department
    Office lines: 22059844
  • Dr Niranjan Shetty
    Assistant Professor and Programme Leader for HND Business
    Professional Studies Department
    Office lines: 220599849