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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 comprises of approximately 40 timetabled learning and 40 hours self-guided learning and study. They usually take two academic years to complete but this time frame is flexible.

An SQA HND in Business can gain you entry in to an English speaking university.

SQA's prestigious qualifications are recognised worldwide.

Revised units

From April 2016 to January 2017, SQA carried out a review of units in HND Business and HND Administration and IT frameworks. Following this review, we have updated these units to reflect new developments in technology and reduce the volume of assessment. The following document provides details of the updated units.