Higher Education

Business with CILEX HNC

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Course Location: Whittingham Road Campus

Course Duration: Approximately 30 months

Fees (2017-18)

  • Part-time total tuition fees - £5,757

Please note that we are currently unable to accept international students.

About this course

This qualification is ideal for students that are undertaking a Higher Apprenticeship in Business and Professional Administration (Legal Pathway). It is also suitable for professionals based in a local law practice where they will develop a wide range of business skills completing the HNC Business programme with 2 Law units.

In the second year of the course you would undertake a vocational law qualification which will lead on to qualification as a fee earning Paralegal Executive.

What will I learn?

Year 1

  • Business Environment
  • Managing Resources and Decisions
  • Organisations and Behaviour
  • Marketing Principles

Year 2

  • 2 HNC Business modules
  • 2 Legal modules

Specialist units may be subject to change In addition to the course content the course may be enhanced by the provision of guest speakers, enrichment trips and team building activities arranged throughout the course.

What do I need?

  • A BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma qualification
  • 2 or more A Levels (at least one of which should be in an essay based subject)
  • Access to Higher Education Certificate

This profile should be supported by GCSE grades A* to C in English Language and Maths.

Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.

Where can it take me?

Employment routes after completion of qualification

As the curriculum is broad, the qualification prepares you for employment in all business sectors. Progression to the CILEX Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice enables you to become fee earners in a law practice.

Top up routes after completion of the qualification

You can progress to the Higher National Diploma in Business, which is an additional eight units or you may wish to work towards professional membership or study for professional body examinations such as CIMA, CIPD. You could also progress to the CILEX Level 6 Diploma as part time study allows career progression into the legal profession.