Full Time - 1 Year
Start Date (s)
18th September 2023

Course Description

This vibrant and dynamic course incorporates value-adding input from guest speakers and industry specialists, and is composed of three modules that cover the business perspectives relating to managing people (Issues in Human Resource Management), managing processes (Business Operations) and managing strategy development (Business Strategy).

There is also a cutting-edge module that looks at the latest developments and emerging trends in business and management (Business Futures), and a module that enables independent research study into a business problem or particular subject of interest (Research Methods and Project).

Students will graduate this course business-ready, in a position to seek new employment or enhance their existing employment with improved business acumen, capability and insights.

Awarding Institute

This is a multi-disciplinary degree course validated by London Metropolitan University. One or more modules or the full course has been developed and delivered by Nelson College London and has been evaluated and deemed by London Metropolitan university (London Met) to be of an equivalent standard and quality to that of its own provision, and therefore suitable to lead to one of its own awards.

Course Structure / Units

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Level Six Autumn Entry

Semester Code Title Credits
Autumn  BA6004GN Business Operations 30
Autumn  MN6022GN Business Strategy  30
Spring MN6085GN Business Futures  15
Summer MN6084GN Issues in Human Resources Management 15
Spring & Summer MN6P13GN Research Methods and Project  30

Level Six Spring Entry

Semester Code Title Credits
Spring MN6085GN Business Futures 15
Spring MN6084GN Issues in Human Resources Management 15
Summer BA6004GN Business Operations 30
Autumn MN6022GN Business Strategy 30
Summer & Autumn MN6P13GN Research Methods and Project 30

Entry Requirements

Requirements in both sections (A and B) must be met.

A) A minimum of an HND or Foundation Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

B) All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If your previous study was not in English, you may need to provide an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (or equivalent).


Pass an entry diagnostic assessment organised by the college.

In addition to entry requirements above, the College must comply with its Policy and Procedures and other regulatory bodies requirements in relation to entry and admission processes.

The College's Recruitment, Selection and Admission Policy can be found under the following link: Recruitment, Selection and Admission Policy


Assessment Weighting / Assessment:

This course consists of various assessment methods such as report, presentation, portfolio and project work. Further information on the assessment weighting can be found in the course and module specifications.


Other Information

Location of Study:

  • Most of the learning will take place on the college premises (Nelson College London, Commercial House, 406-410 Eastern Avenue, Ilford, Essex, IG2 6NQ), in our well-equipped classrooms.  The college is easily accessible as it is near Gants Hill tube station and is served by many local buses.

Course Composition:

  • This 120-credit course is currently offered on a full-time basis, with entry in both Autumn and Spring
  • The course runs over a single academic year
  • Students are assessed using formative assessments, summative assessments, peer assessments, self-assessments and reflection, which are all part of the assessment strategy for this course. All summative assessments are internally moderated and aimed to assess performance against the aims of the module and its learning outcomes; these are also externally scrutinised
  • There are five modules to the course (Business Operations; Business Strategy; Business Futures; Issues in Human Resource Management; Research Methods and Project)
  • Students are assessed using a variety of methods, including group presentations, individual reports, portfolios, project proposals and project reports
  • Each module will include several core and additional textbooks (available in the library), together with other resources
  • The modules are segmented into a pattern involving guided study and independent study

Tuition Fees:

  • The college fee for this course is £9,000
  • NCL attaches the following conditions to the fee; these are set out in the offer letter to the students:
    • The College reserves the right to increase course fees annually in line with the Retail Prices Index to take account of the College’s increased costs of delivering educational services. If the College intends to increase your course fees it will notify you of this as soon as reasonably practicable.