The College’s Higher National Certificate in Business based in Oxford is a 9-month course that provides an alternative, cost-effective route to the 1st or 2nd year of a university degree.


  • Programme Manager Gerry Takamura (Mrs)
  • Study Level 4
  • Study Mode Full Time
  • Course Length 9 Months / 12 Months
  • UK / EU Fees £7,200 / £9,700
  • Non EU Fees £11,500 / £16,500 (2 x £8,250)
  • Global Plus Fees £16,500 / £21,500
  • Start Date January / April / July / October
  • Application Route Completion can offer students 1st or 2nd year entry into UK Universities


Students must have at least one of the following:

  • 1 A level
  • A recognised university foundation programme
  • BTEC Nationals Level 3
  • High School Diploma

and, for non-English speaking students, the following English Language Proficiency test at level B2 is required.

  • IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in each of the components


Our Higher National Certificate course (HNC courses) based in Oxford is a 9 month course that provides an alternative route to the 1st or 2nd year of a university degree.

Higher National Certificate Modules:

  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essential
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management


* All information on the website/brochure is correct at the time of going to press. The Oxford Business College reserves the right to make changes to courses and services without notice.


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