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HND Business

The SQA HND in Business provides an up-to-date insight into all aspects of business, management, human resources, economics and administration.

The SQA HND in Business is designed to provide you with theoretical business knowledge and practical skills an employer will expect you to have in a business environment.

The SQA HND in Business consists of a total of 30 Unit credits. Each Unit credit is designed to take about 40 hours teaching and learning (though it may take more or less time than this).

An SQA HND in Business can gain you entry into a two-year Masters degree programme in a university in the UK.

SQA's prestigious qualifications are recognised worldwide.

Course Tutor Guide (including Course Framework)

Title: HND Business
Code: GE7X 16
Download: HND Business Course Tutor Guide (including Qualification Framework)
Version Change - July 2019

A Guide for Tutors

Communication Units

This document is aimed at tutors who are teaching learners whose first language is not English.

The purpose of this document is to provide a selection of formative exercises that will:

  • provide interesting exercises to motivate learners
  • increase learners' confidence in their ability to communicate effectively in English
  • prepare learners to successfully pass the summative assessments

Communication Units in HNCs and HNDs

Research Skills

The guide provides support for developing good practice in how the Research Skills unit might be delivered, scheduled and assessed. It contains guidance on delivering the Research Skills Unit both on a stand-alone basis or integrating with other Units, and provides customised checklists for integration with various Graded Units.

Unit Specifications