Mont Rose College of the Management & Sciences offers this course in partnership with Buckinghamshire New University.
Teaching & Learning:
The objective of the award is to develop knowledge, skills and analytical ability of students to enable them to enter a successful career in hnd business management organisations. The general approach to the learning process involves:
• Combination of lecture inputs
• Self study and directed research and investigation
The assessment strategy is designed to ensure the learning outcome are achieved and that there is a progressive development of knowledge, skill and diploma in business management.
The assessment strategy is designed to ensure that learning outcomes are achieved and there is a progressive development of knowledge and skills. At level 4, students are expected to describe, explain and review concepts, theories and models; at level 5 students apply, analyse and evaluate; and at level 6 independent learning is more embedded and students develop depth of understanding via critical analysis an d evaluation. At level 4, all students are provided with a foundation across all hnd business areas, whilst at levels 5 and 6 the assessment strategies within the specialist modules provide more challenging opportunities for developing critical analysis and evaluation through problem solving, case studies and the dissertation. Formative assessment is a key feature of the programme enabling early feedback to be given on progress and to help students improve performance. Assessment at all levels is by coursework, practical tasks and examination, with some modules being assessed by 100% coursework. The business courses online is designed to give students opportunities to undertake work based learning and enterprise activities which can form part of the learning and assessment of the programme.
At Level Six, students may choose to undertake one of the following research-based options (Normally students at partner colleges will not study these options.)(alongside other optional modules):