• Pearson Edexcel HND Business Accounting and Finance Level 5 Course

    Pearson Edexcel HND Business Accounting and Finance Level 5 Course

The Pearson Edexcel Level 5 HND qualification is a UK accredited course which is internationally recognised.

The HND is a modular Business programme equivalent to the first two years of a degree and with one year of extra study at a UK University it can become a BA Honours Degree. We offer a selection of Top Up BA Hons Business courses in partnership with Arden University, which are also online and which you can access once you have completed your HND

This qualification is a foundation course, aimed at students who would like a good knowledge of all business accounting and finance aspects.

As the HND is part of the Qualifications and Framework (RQF), it has transferable credits of a minimum of 240.

The HND in Business Accounting and Finance has 15 units.

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Key Benefits

  • The Level 5 HND Business Accounting and Finance will increase your earning potential
  • Successful completion will give you a nationally and internationally recognised qualification
  • The HND qualification is recognised as an access course onto a BA Honours Degree
  • The HND course gives you a strong foundation in Business
  • Develops your knowledge and academic ability, the HND is viewed by employers as a vocational course as it prepares you for careers in the workplace
  • This course is eligible for you to apply for a National Union of Students Card (NUS Extra). Once enrolled on your course you can contact us and we will send you a unique code.
Course Details

Pearson Edexcel HND Business Accounting and Finance

The HND consists of 15 units.

Course Content

15 Units

Business and the Business Environment

  • Provides learners with an understanding of different organisations
  • Understand the influence of stakeholders and the relationship between businesses and the local, national and global environments

Marketing Essentials

  • Understand the purchase decision-making process
  • Recognise situations that influence buying behaviour
  • Exploration of marketing research process

Human Resource Management

  • Builds knowledge and understanding developed in Human Resources
  • Understand the application of Human Resource Management

Management and Operations

  • Understand the operations function within an organisation
  • Develop knowledge to include elements of product and job design, planning and control

Management Accounting

  • Analyses of cost information, both current and future
  • Budgetary planning and control
  • Preparing forecasts and budgets

Business Law

  • Understand the nature of the legal system
  • Suggest appropriate legal solutions to business problems
  • Recommend alternative legal advice

Financial Accounting

  • Record business transactions using double-entry book-keeping
  • Extract a trial balance
  • Perform bank reconciliations

Managing a Successful Business Project

  • Establish project aims
  • Conduct small-scale research
  • Communicate recommendations
  • Reflect on value of conducting the project

Research Project

  • Develop skills of independent enquiry and critical analyses

Organisational Behaviour

  • Understand individual and group behaviour in organisations
  • Manage behaviour in the workplace

Financial Reporting

  • Analyse the context and purpose of financial reporting.
  • Interpret financial statements.
  • Evaluate financial reporting standards and theoretical models and concepts.
  • Evaluate international differences in financial reporting.

Advanced Management Accounting

  • Analyse the purpose for developing and presenting financial information
  • Evaluate the use of management accounting techniques to support organisational performance
  • Analyse actual and standard costs to control and correct variances
  • Evaluate how a changing business environment impacts on management accounting

Financial Management

  • Understand financial data and how it is used to support strategic objectives
  • Manage budgets strategically
  • Develop financial proposals against strategic objectives

Business Strategy

  • Knowledge and understanding of how a business unit can strategically organise and plan for likely future outcomes

Developing Individuals and Teams

  • Analyse employee knowledge, skills and behaviours required by HR professionals
  • Analyse the factors to be considered when implementing and evaluating inclusive learning and development to drive sustainable business performance
  • Apply knowledge and understanding to the ways in which high-performance working (HPW) contributes to employee engagement and competitive advantage
  • Evaluate ways in which performance management, collaborative working and effective communication can support high-performance culture and commitment


Entry Criteria

Students must:

  • Students must be over 18 years of age
  • English language fluency to IELTS Level 5.5. (International students only)
  • Have a related Level 3 qualification or related work experience (paid or unpaid)

Start Date

  • Every Monday, excluding UK Bank Holidays

Course Duration

  • Approximately 24 months

Course Assessment

  • Completion of an assignment for each unit
  • No examinations

Study Support

  • Students are allocated a UK-based Tutor
  • Tutors are available by telephone and Moodle Messaging (email via the Virtual Learning Environment) to discuss course materials and provide support and assistance with assignments
  • Students Services are available by telephone and email to assist with any issues or concerns during your course

Course Delivery

  • The course is a self-study course. It is delivered via an online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) called Moodle
  • All course materials are available online

Required Study Time

  • 4 to 6 weeks per unit
  • You will be given a timetable to follow
Fees & Funding

There are several ways you can pay for your fees.

Level 5 HND Business Accounting and Finance

£3250 GBP, plus Edexcel Registration Fee £303.24

The course fees cover all study materials, personal tutor support and assessments.

Instalment Option

Note: There is a £100 admin charge if using this option

Deposit and Registration Fee: Deposit £551 plus registration fee

Eighteen instalments of £155.50 payable on the 1st of each month after the start of the course


Loan Option

Loans available for UK students (subject to status) – minimum 10% deposit of complete fee then 0% APR over 6, 10 or 12 months.

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