NCC Education Qualifications

  • Level 4 Diploma in Business (L4DB)

     

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    he Level 4 Diploma in Business (RQF) (L4DB) makes up the first year of the NCC Education Business Degree journey. The qualification is equivalent to the first year of a business degree in the UK university system.

    Students will be introduced to the many different aspects of international business in today’s world. Embarking on the qualification they will be exposed to both academic and vocational aspects of a wide range of subjects, enabling them to gain the necessary knowledge and skills vital for a career in business or further studies.

    On successful completion of the qualification students will be able to continue their studies on the NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business (RQF) (L5DB) or at a UK university, or work in one of the many areas of the business world.

    • ACCREDITATION STATUS

      NCC Education is regulated to award the Level 4 Diploma in Business (RQF) (L4DB) by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) in England. Ofqual qualification reference number 600/1325/4.
    • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

      For entry onto the NCC Education L4DB qualification students must have at least one of the following:

      • NCC Education Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (RQF) (L3IFDHES) or Level 3 Diploma in Business (RQF) (L3DB).

      OR

      • An international qualification which is deemed to be of a similar level to the NCC Education L3IFDHES or L3DB qualification. This shall be agreed with NCC Education in advance.

      OR

      • Vocational experience which is deemed suitable by NCC Education.

      If a potential student’s first language is not English, they will need to obtain a valid score of 5.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination or equivalent. Alternatively, take the free NCC Education Higher English Placement Test, which is administered by our Accredited Partner Centres.

    • UNITS

      Students must study the following eight core units:

      • Essentials of Management – covers the principles and functions of management. Students will be taught the key elements in planning and decision-making, and the significance of different controls required in an organisation.
      • Fundamentals of Economics – covers fundamental economic theories and concepts which are applied in decision-making in a business environment. Students will gain an understanding of the economic environment and its effect upon business organisations and their markets.
      • Communications for Business – gives an introduction to a wide range of skills for business professionals. Students will cover the production of various types of documents and presentations as well as the skills needed to communicate effectively in a business environment.
      • Understanding Business Organisations – introduces the objectives, roles, functions and various forms of business organisations as they adapt to a dynamic and changing environment.
      • Business Mathematics – covers a range of mathematical techniques and formulae to support business studies and develop the ability to make informed business decisions. Students will also be taught to present and analyse business data.
      • Introduction to Finance – introduces the basic concepts and techniques of financial and managerial accounting. It considers the role of accounting in recording and reporting financial performance and in providing information to decision makers.
      • eBusiness – explores a wide range of applications for eCommerce and the use of these in solving business problems. Students will learn about state-of-the-art technologies and their major impact on the business world.
      • Principles of Marketing – examines the role and value of marketing in today’s increasingly competitive and dynamic environment. Students will practise marketing principles in order to analyse, plan and implement policies to achieve marketing and corporate objectives.
    • ASSESSMENT

      Assessments for all units are offered in a number of assessment cycles throughout the year. All units are assessed by either examination or assignments.

      Past papers and sample assessments:

      Essentials of Management

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      View a Sample Mark Scheme here.

      Fundamentals of Economics

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      Communications for Business

      View a Sample Assessment here.
      View a Sample Mark Scheme here.

      Understanding Business Organisations

      View a Sample Assessment here.
      View a Sample Mark Scheme here.

      Business Mathematics

      View a Sample Assessment here.
      View a Sample Mark Scheme here.

      Introduction to Finance

      View a Sample Assessment here.
      View a Sample Mark Scheme here.

      eBusiness

      View a Sample Assessment here.
      View a Sample Mark Scheme here.

      Principles of Marketing

      View a Sample Assessment here.
      View a Sample Mark Scheme here.

    • ACADEMIC PROGRESSION

      The qualification allows students entry to either the NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business (RQF) (which is equivalent to year 2 of a typical UK Honours degree) or the second year of many UK university degree courses, or enables them to pursue a career in the business industry.

      Progression routes can be found on our University Progression page.

    • CONTACT US

      To start studying the Level 4 Diploma in Business

      All you need to do is fill out our contact form and we contact you.

  • Level 5 Diploma in Business (L5DB)

     

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    he Level 5 Diploma in Business (RQF) (L5DB) makes up the second year of the NCC Education degree journey and builds upon the knowledge gained during the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Business (RQF)(L4DB). Exposing students to greater detail and more advanced topics in a range of areas including economics, marketing, finance and management.

    Students will study a balance of academic and vocational subjects in order to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to play a significant role in business organisations.

    On successful completion of the qualification students will be able to complete the final year of a degree with the NCC Education Business Administration Top Up validated by the University of Worcester, at one of the many universities that recognise NCC Education qualifications, or pursue a career in the business industry.

    • ACCREDITATION STATUS

      NCC Education is accredited to award the Level 5 Diploma in Business (RQF) by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) in England. Ofqual qualification reference number 600/2480/X.
    • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

      For entry onto the NCC Education L5DB qualification students must have at least one of the following:

      • NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Business (RQF) (L4DB).

      OR

      • A local or international qualification which is deemed to be of a similar level to the NCC Education L4DB qualification. This must be agreed with NCC Education in advance.

      If a potential student whose first language is not English, they will need to obtain a valid score of 5.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination or equivalent. Alternatively, take the free NCC Education English Placement Test, which is administered by our Accredited Partner Centres.

    • UNITS

      Students must study the following eight core units:

      • Business Economics – examines how an organisation can achieve its objectives most efficiently through the application of micro-economic theory and the tools of analysis of decision science, such as statistics and quantitative methods. It demonstrates how economic analysis can be used in formulating business policies.
      • Advanced Business Mathematics – provides an understanding of how a number of statistical and mathematical techniques are applied in economic and business decision-making.
      • Marketing in Business – highlights the need for managers to view the role of marketing as critical to their organisation. The crucial role of marketing in contributing to the success of organisations is emphasised.
      • Human Resources in Business – explores the dynamic role of human resource management policies and practices in contemporary organisations and their contribution to the goals of those organisations. It defines and critically examines the major philosophies, policies, procedures and practices related to the management of human resources.
      • Understanding Consumer Behaviour – provides an understanding of customers’ needs and the complexity of the decision making process customers undertake in both consumer and industrial markets.
      • Principles of Business Operations – explores the operations management function and its basis in creating and sustaining effective and efficient operations which deliver the products or services in a manner which achieves the objectives of the organisation. You will analyse this with respect to cost, quality, flexibility, dependability and speed.
      • Financial Management – builds on your knowledge of fundamental financial concepts in financial and management accounting by considering the applications of these topics in a business environment and by examining a set of more advanced issues.
      • Information Systems and Organisations – introduces the subject of information systems and technology in organisations, taking a broad management perspective. Students will gain an understanding of the current and future role of information systems in modern organisations, including an appreciation of the social, cultural and political aspects that are important to the successful adoption of technology.
    • ASSESSMENT

    • ACADEMIC PROGRESSION

      Successful completion allows students onto NCC Education’s final year top-up qualifications in Business (further entry requirements may apply), or to a third year of many UK university degree courses, or enables you to pursue a career in the business industry.

      Progression routes can be found on our University Progression page.

    • CONTACT US

      To start studying the Level 5 Diploma in Business

      All you need to do is fill out our contact form and we contact you.

  • Level 3 International Foundation Diploma

    for Higher Education Studies (IFD)

     

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    he Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES) formally called the International Foundation Year (IFY) is a one year pre-university qualification which includes a significant degree of English language teaching. The qualification is designed to provide an entry route to UK and international university courses or progression onto the NCC Education Level 4 Diplomas in Computing, Business and Business IT.

    The L3IFDHES aims to improve general and academic English language ability, enhance study skills and cultural understanding and introduce academic study in English in the fields of computing and/or business at a suitable level.

 


 

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