The College’s Higher National Diploma in Business (Marketing) fast track course based in Oxford is 15 months in duration. It provides an intensive route to the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of a university degree. The College’s Higher National Diploma in Business (Marketing) of 18 months duration is the standard route, by which students may progress to the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of a university degree.


  • Programme Manager Gerry Takamura (Mrs)
  • Study Level 5
  • Study Mode Full Time
  • Course Length 9 Months* / 12 Months / 2 Year
  • UK / EU Fees £7,400 / £9,700 / £14,600
  • Non EU Fees £11,800 / £16,500 (2 x £8,250) / £23,300
  • Global Plus Fees £17,500 / £21,500 / £34,500
  • Start Date January / April / July / October
  • Application Route Completion can offer students 1st, 2nd or 3rd 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
  • Related work experience

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

*for a 9 month HND students are required to have a level 4 qualification


Higher National Certificate/Diploma 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
  • Research Project
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Product and Service Development
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Digital Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Tapping into New and International Markets


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