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Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Business


In today's increasingly competitive corporate world, leading enterprises demands people with demonstrable management skills and abilities. BTEC Higher Nationals are recognised by employers around the world for their emphasis on developing practical skills alongside specialist knowledge and understanding of an industry or sector. With their strong focus on technical skills, they help to address the high-level technical skills shortage that's an important issue in the UK and globally.

HN Global is a new online platform created by Pearson for BTEC Higher National students. With HN Global, students can get access to (1) core textbook, (2) career empowerment, (3) study skills modules and (4) forum.

Assessment is through practical assignments with no exams - to more accurately reflect the real working environment. Through this engaging approach to learning, you will be ready to face the challenges of the modern business world armed with the hands-on skills employers demand.

Ofqual RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) qualification number for Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Business is 601/8364/0.


The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Business provides its learner the realistic and appropriate career-related opportunities worldwide for 21st-century employment markets.

Students who successfully completed Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Business qualification can progress onto Year 2 of our Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business or Year 2 in Degree programme at many universities.

For progression opportunities into universities, click here.

Student Feedback

Very informative course that I learnt a lot from. Would recommend. (K O)

Tutors and guidance were helpful and were very timely with responses to queries I had during my course. (S B)

Good online resources available such as books and tips to get you started. Good detailed feedback on your first submission. (T B)

Tutor has always helped me and has always responded to my questions quickly. They have included books online to read that are needed in the course that have been very helpful. (P M)

It is brilliant, thank you. I will be signing up to your HND Accounting & Finance before the end of the year. (R G)

Very helpful staff, always willing to help. I would recommend, Seven Business School, for their professionalism and delivery of customer service. (D E)

This course prepared me undergraduate studies. Prices are good. (P M)

Entry Requirements

The minimum age to register for this programme is 18. Prospective students should note that the following entrance qualifications are required for those wishing to undertake this programme:

  A level (or equivalent) or

  Level 3 qualification (or equivalent) or

 Mature applicant with GCSE (or equivalent) and work experience and

  IELTS 5.5 or CEFR level B2 (if applicable)

Course Structure

Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Business (120 credits) consists of:

Please note: additional optional units of demand could be made available to students

Course Duration

09-12 Months

Course Intake

Blended Learning: January/April/July/October

Distance Learning: Rolling Intake

Course Fees

£3500 (Blended Learning)

£1800 (Distance Learning)

Additional Fees

Intention to Study: £100

Awarding Body- Pearson Education Ltd: £275

15+5% Off (distance learning)*

Full Payment: £100 + £1715

Instalment Payment: £100 + £200/mo for 9 Months