Business HND

Get ahead in your career without sacrificing your current employment or business.

Delivered from our large, historic Palmer’s Campus in Grays, the Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business is delivered using an optimised blend of online and face to face sessions.

This HND will use the latest technology and provide you with comprehensive support throughout the programme. It will allow you to immediately progress into employment, start your own business, or get a USP College top-up degree through our university partners.

Apply online today.

Start date - 7 May 2022
Duration - Two years
Fees - £6,165 per year
Awarding body - Pearson Edexcel
Contact sessions - Saturdays & Sundays


We work with leading UK universities allowing you to progress to a Level 6 qualification once you have graduated from the HND.


The venue for our face to face sessions will be at our historic USP College Palmer’s Campus, situated in Grays, Essex.

Delivery schedule

The delivery model will allow you to work and study simultaneously through a weekend blended delivery approach that includes face to face and online teaching and support sessions.

Student loans funding

Funding is available for tuition fee loans. In addition, a maintenance student loan of £9,488 is available per year, depending on individual circumstances.

Entry requirements

You must be 18 years old or over at the time of registration and must have at least one of the following to qualify for enrolment:

  • A recognised Level 3 qualification in a related subject 
  • Baccalaureate (Level 3) – overseas qualifications must be translated into English using the national agency for the recognition and comparison of international qualifications  ENIC (European Network of Information Centres) 
  • Two years of related work experience as recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Apply online to secure your place.

Once you apply, you will be invited in for a discussion with one of our programme leads where you can ask any additional questions about the course and even discuss funding options, such as applying for student finance. 

Read more about the course.

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