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BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business

Entry Requirements:

To be accepted as a learner, the applicant must be at least 17 years of age and be able to study in English. We may test the English language skills of any applicant that wishes to become a learner on the programme to ensure that they have the necessary English skills. In addition, the candidate must have access to the technology required to study on the course and have fulfilled one of the following criteria:

  • Completed the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE): Level 2 in any one of the HKDSE subjects or a similar equivalent national qualification such as UK A-levels [minimum two subjects at C grade];
  • Satisfactorily completed the Hong Kong Yi Jin Diploma;
  • Hold a BTEC National at Level 3; or equivalent qualifications awards from local or regional institutions such as the UK A-level; 
    Hold a BTEC Higher National Certificate at Level 4;
  • Be a mature applicant aged 21 or above with acceptable qualifications to justify admission. A mature learner may present a more varied profile of achievement which is likely to include work experience (paid and /or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.

An applicant whose first language is not English must be able to demonstrate the ability to study effectively in English to be accepted on the course. There is a minimum English standard IELTS score of 5.5 or its equivalent that must be achieved prior to starting the programme. We can provide English level testing and English language courses to satisfy entry requirements.

We make no distinction in its admissions policy for this course with regard to disabilities. If our VLE can accommodate the candidates’ disability the candidate will be considered with all other applicants. Since the programme is presented in a VLE it is actually ideal for learners that are confined to a particular place.

Technical requirements:

  • Broadband connection with sufficient bandwidth – this needs to support live video feed. If you regularly watch internet video or play games you will be fine.
  • Ethernet connection – you can use wi-fi but a cable is better
  • Java 6
  • Headset – stops feedback
  • Graphic tablet – this is not a requirement but would be helpful in class.

  • For more information please call +852 2116 3916 or drop us an email at [email protected]
  • Read the student handbook here.
  • You can see a full list of employers and universities which accept BTEC here.
  • ITS has a range of services to help students apply to universities. We can offer a free consultation to help you understand your options better and a range of packages to help you make a successful application. Contact us for assistance in applying to university.
  • View the BTEC HND in Business updated specification here. We are running the very latest specification from September 2016.
  • International Tuition Services Ltd. is BTEC Centre No: 92252.
  • To find out more about how online education works, please explore the menu above.
  • Make a query here (please choose BTEC in the drop-down menu).
  • Find an enrolment form here.
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