Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications are designated Higher Education qualifications in the UK. They are aligned to the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Subject Sector Benchmarks. These qualifications have been regulated to the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). Pearson BTECs combine a student-centered approach with a flexible, unit-based structure. Students are required to apply their knowledge to a variety of assignments and activities, with a focus on the holistic development of practical, interpersonal and higher level thinking skills. Students completing their BTEC Higher Nationals in Business will be aiming to go on to employment or progress to a final year at university. Therefore, these qualifications have been developed in close collaboration with experts from professional bodies, businesses and universities, and these qualifications have also been approved by the professional bodies such as ACCA, CIMA and CIPS, as suitable qualifications for learners wanting to progress onto their approved courses at the appropriate level.


        The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Business are aimed at students who desired to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the business sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in business. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the business sector, Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Business give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training.


Entry Requirement:

  • A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Business/CBSE/CSE/O Levels

  • 12th completion

Mode and Duration:

  • 2 years/ Full Time

No of Credits Upon Completion of the course:

  • BTEC HND Diploma in Business- 240 

Awarding Body:

  • Pearson Education Ltd, United Kingdom

Programme Structure:

Pearson BTEC HND Diploma in Business Management Level 4


  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Processes and Planning 
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behaviour 


  • Leadership and Management
  • Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting Principles

Pearson BTEC HND Diploma in Business Management Level 5


  • Human Resources ? Value and Contribution to Organisational Success 
  • Managing Successful Business Project
  • Understanding and Leading Change 
  • Strategic Human Resource Management


  • Develop Individuals, Teams & Organisations 
  • Digital Marketing
  • Research Project ( Pearson Set)


  • MG624- Strategic Marketing
  • BM627 - Managing Innovation in Business


  • MG625 - Leading and Managing Change 
  • BM628- Corporate Strategy and Governance

Why study this subject?

        The Level 5 Higher National Diploma allows students to specialise by committing to specific career paths and progression routes to degree-level study. On successful completion of the Level 5 Higher National Diploma, students can develop their careers in the business sector through:

  1. Entering employment
  2. Continuing existing employment
  3. Linking with the appropriate Professional Body
  4. Committing to Continuing ProfessionalDevelopment (CPD)
  5. Progressing to university.

        The Level 5 Higher National Diploma is recognised by Higher Education providers as meeting admission requirements to many relevant business-related courses.

        BTEC Nationals are career-based qualifications designed to give students the skills they need to move on to higher education or go straight into employment.

        More employers and higher education institutions than ever before are choosing BTEC-qualified candidates for their academic and practical knowledge and skills.