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The GLC Higher National Certificate (HNC)is a general business vocational programme that has strong emphasis on developing practical skills needed in any organisation independently of its size, sector or purpose.
The Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Business (QCF) comprises eight (8) units, four (4) of which are mandatory core and the other four (4) are optional units. Each unit normally earns 15 credits, although units can vary in size, usually in multiples of 5 credits.
Credit is awarded for achievement of the specified learning outcomes of each unit. Credit is accumulative, until the credit requirements for the awards are met.
In order to achieve a full qualification, Out of these 120 credits, 60 are mandatory core. It must contain a minimum of 65 credits at level 4 or above. See table below.
|Unit number||Mandatory core units – All four units must be taken||Unit level||Unit credit|
|2||Managing Financial Resources and Decisions||4||15|
|3||Organisations and Behaviour||4||15|
|9||Management Accounting: Costing and Budgeting||4||15|
|13||Personal and Professional Development||5||15|
|18||Advertising and Promotion in Business||4||15|
|25||English Legal System||4||15|
In exceptional circumstances, mature students without formal qualifications may be considered subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the programme.