UK Higher National Diploma (BTECT - HND) for Business

The Objective

The Course of Higher National Diploma for Business is an accredited course by the Higher Education Committee of the United Kingdom and is a course as approved by and registered at the Ministry of Education in China (Permit Number: POE44GB3A200303220). The Course is designed to cultivate students with transnational educational experiences in the area of business and develop students to be a business manager with international qualifications, cross-cultural experiences, multilingual skills and transnational accreditation of professional bodies. 

Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities

Students who complete the Course will be able to understand and appreciate the transnational theories and practices, knowledge and skills, regulations and ethics in business. 

Content

The Course contains theories and principles in business management as well as theories and principles in four majors of Marketing, International Business, Financial Management and Human Resource Management. The Course is of 3-year duration with an option for one more year of study in UK for a Bachelor degree and another year of study for a masters degree with the University of Northampton, Middlesex University, Greenwich University, Plymouth University, Sunderland University, University of Hertfordshire, Cheshire University and Bolton University. 

Core Units

For the Major in BTEC International Business

Intensive English Units, Marketing, Financial Resources Management, Organizational Behavior, Common Law, Business Environment, Business Decision-Making, Corporate Strategy, Project Research, Management Career Development, Management Communication, Leadership and Work, Actions and Objectives, Human Resource Management, Market Intelligence, Financial Statements, Market Planning

For the Major in BTEC Marketing

Intensive English Units, Marketing, Financial Resources Management, Organizational Behavior, Business Decision-Making, Common Law, Business Environment, Corporate Strategy, Project Research, Market Intelligence, Market Planning, Advertising and Promotion, Sales Planning and Operations, Leadership and Cooperation, Human Resources Management, Management Communication, Financial Statements

For the Major in BTEC Financial Management

Intensive English Units, Marketing, Financial Resources Management, Organizational Behavior, Business Decision-Making, Common Law, Business Environment, Corporate Strategy, Project Research, Management Accounting, Financial Statements, Financial Systems and Auditing, Taxation, Market Intelligence, Market Planning, Human Resources Management, Management Career Development

For the Major in BTEC Human Resource Management

Intensive English Units, Marketing, Financial Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Common Law, Business Environment, Business Decision, Corporate Strategy, Project Research, Human Resources Management, Human Resources Development, Employee Relations, Market Intelligence, Market Planning, Financial Reporting

Delivery

The Course is delivered in lectures, tutorials, workshops, and practicum laboratories in the first 3 years on-campus in China and the study abroad programs in the universities of UK.    

Assessments

The Course will be assessed by progressive learning tasks, final examination and graduation thesis/dissertation as required by both Guangdong Baiyun University and Edith Cowan University.

Award

College Diploma will be awarded by Guangdong Baiyun University and British Diploma BTEC - HND diploma (equivalent to the second year of UK universities) will be awarded by UK Higher Education Committee to whose who meet the requirements of graduation for both diploma programs. 

Career Prospects

Graduates could seek a career in the area of marketing including market development, sales management, marketing planning, product promotion, and cross-border e-commerce, network marketing, customer service and other technical and management work in domestic enterprises, foreign companies and transnational companies.