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HND Business

  • Programme Information

  • Typical Modules

  • Entry requirement

  • Accreditation & Certification

   The Higher National Diploma (HND) is a leading internationally recognised undergraduate qualification, The HND enables participants to consider issues in a total business context, also developing Skills in analysing business and organisational problems are emphasised.

IARS, Edexcel (The Largest Awarding Body in UK) and The University of Northampton in UK have developed a partnership which enables learners to complete BA (Hons) degree in their own home country through a worldwide partnership network. 

Course level

Undergraduate (Level 5)



  • Egypt: (Cairo and Alexandria)
  • KSA
  • Qatar
  • Distant learning 
Course delivery Method

Students enrolled for this programme will have combination of tutored study, Supported Open Learning and online learning with academic support.


The course has a mixture of assessment involving practical work, essays, reports and case studies and examinations.



1st year:
  • Business Environment
  • Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
  • Organisations and Behavior
  • Marketing Principles
  • Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business
  • Business Decision Making
  • Business Strategy
  • Research Project


2nd year:
  • Small Business Enterprise
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Events Management
  • Project Management for Business
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Working with and Leading People
  • Managing Business Activities to Achieve Results
  • Managing Communications, Knowledge and Information
Target Audience

The HND programme is designed for those aiming to work in business management or other sectors with a relevant to management and leadership. The programme will develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in the management sector


  • Candidates should hold a recognised High School Degree
  • Very good Command of English  ( prove of English proficiency will be required)
S uccessful candidates will be awarded 2 postgraduate degrees:

1-   Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business Management (Edexcel BTEC Level 5 qualification)

 NB: Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding body which is accredited by the UK Government’s Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA). Edexcel operates in 112 countries and every year more than four million people study it’s internationally recognised qualifications. Edexcel BTEC qualifications are accepted by all UK Universities for direct entry with advanced standing on to their degree programmes.

Awarding Body

 Edexcel (The Largest Awarding Body in UK)