Higher National Diploma (HND)-Level 5- Business

Higher National Diploma in Accounting and Finance


The course is offered by Professional Studies Department


The Accounting and Finance pathway will give learners an appreciation of financial planning and constraints. It will cover the collection and analysis of cost data for management purposes, budgetary planning and control, the preparation of financial statements for different types of business and legal and regulatory provisions, the accounting and management control systems of a business and an evaluation of their effectiveness, and the taxation of individuals and limited companies.

Entry Requirements

A National Diploma (12 years of schooling) with a score of 60% (C grade) or above. All equivalent UK and other international qualifications (IB, GCSE) are also accepted. For applicants whose first language is not English, a minimum IELTS score of 5 is required.

Certification Authorities

Pearson Education Ltd, British Technical Education (BTEC)


Two years – full time

Programme Content

First year:

  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set)
  • Business Law
  • Financial Accounting

Second year:

  • Research Project (Pearson-set)
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Taxation
  • Statistics for Management

* Customised units by Professional Studies Department, College of Banking and Financial Studies, approved by Pearson Education Ltd under “Meeting Local Needs” criterion.


July / August
December / Janurary

Contact Details
  • Mr Vaheed Z Ubaidullah,
    Acting Director Professional Studies Department
    Office lines: 24502288, ext: 407
  • Mr Niranjan Shetty, Programme Leader for HND Business Level 5,
    Office lines: 24502288, ext: 363
  • Mr Ahmed Al Raisi, Programme Coordinator for HND Business
    Office lines: 24502288, ext: 408