Business and Accounting


Students in a business classroom



Our courses are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to work in a modern business environment. You will learn about the different sectors within industry, how to analyse the changing business landscape and understand the impact of emerging technologies.

You will develop knowledge in management, marketing and economics to prepare you to work for an organisation or start up your own business.

Our courses will help you to develop your communication and IT skills whilst giving you a valuable grounding in accounting HRM and law. They also provide the opportunity to develop your academic skills, allowing you to progress from NQ to HN then onto degree level study.

Students can apply for a range of Scholarships from local employers - some of these Scholarships offer valuable work placements as well as practical assistance to successful applicants.

Which level of study is right for you?

Level of Qualification Entry Requirements
NQ Four years secondary schooling
HNC 1 higher at grade C or above, NC/NQ qualification or Foundation Apprenticeship
HND (year 1) 2 Highers at grade C or above or Foundation Apprenticeship
HND (direct entry year 2) HNC Business with 15 credits and C grade or above in Graded Unit
BA (direct entry year 3) HND Business or Administration and IT with C grade or above in Graded Units


Our accounting courses will help you progress into a career in accounting and finance, giving you a practical foundation, and the professional skills and experience needed to work in this thriving industry. Accounting is essential to all sectors and the roles are varied. A qualification in accounting is highly versatile and can open up opportunities to work in an area that interests you.

Our courses also give you a valuable insight into marketing, law and economics. The opportunity to undertake a work placement will give you real life experience and allow you to make new connections and enhance your CV.

Some of our Accountancy courses provide exemptions from the earlier parts of some UK Accountancy bodies’ exams. Our BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance course allows students to achieve some professional accreditation through ACCA and CIMA.