Business and the Business Environment (BTEC Higher National Diploma Unit)

The BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business is a vocational Higher Education course, it is designed to prepare you for a career in business. New for 2020, we are teaching one unit of this qualification – Business and the Business Environment.  

You will access materials online via the HN Global Portal and be supported with weekly live online sessions led by Pearson Business School tutors. This gives you the flexibility to study at your own pace while being supported by experienced tutors and interacting with other students studying the unit. Our tutors will provide context and support to your online learning, helping you prepare for the assessment.  

On successful completion of this unit, you will have the option to take further units towards a Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Higher National Diploma (HND) at a provider of your choice. Business and the Business Environment is one of the core units of the HNC/HND and many students choose to study this as a standalone course to refresh or deepen their business knowledge. It can be an effective way to develop your staff or form part of your on-going professional development.  

This course is delivered fully online and is available to students worldwide. The live online sessions are delivered in UK time but will also be recorded so you can watch at a time that suits you.  

This course is subject to minimum cohort numbers.  

Pearson Business School
  • Location: Online
  • Location: Online
  • Location: Online
  • Start date: 19th October 2020
  • Fees: £540
  • Mode of study: 
    Mixture of recorded and live online learning
  • Duration: 60 hours
  • Entry requirements: You must be over 18 and have a good understanding of written and spoken English. 

Why Pearson Business School

Be immersed in business from day one and get more than a degree.

  • study within the heart of a FTSE100 company, in Pearson's offices in the heart of central London, a little different from the average university campus!
  • be taught by industry-active tutors using projects and case studies based on real-world challenges. Our degrees are also regularly reviewed and updated with input from employers
  • benefit from guaranteed internships (subject to eligibility criteria)
  • learn about business as it really is, fast-paced, global, exciting, challenging and forever-changing
  • get the chance to show up and shine with our workshops and events with industry partners
  • get the best of both worlds - by benefitting from the perfect balance of academic theory and practical, industry experience to build your employability skills
  • graduate feeling ready to leap straight into your career and stand out from the crowd too
  • also have a lot of fun along the way!