International Foundation Diploma


The EdHat HND Level 5 in Business Management is designed to provide opportunities for learners to apply their knowledge and practical skills in organisation or workplace with academic prospects. This course is strategically designed to provide progression into employment on achieving the EdHat HND Level 5 in business management award or following further study to degree level.

Entry Requirements

Programmes of EdHat Higher National Diploma are designed particularly for those students who have recently been in education with an entry profile as follows:

  • Relevant NQF Level 3 qualifications
  • An access to Higher Education certificate awarded by an approved Further Education institution.

EdHat Higher National Diploma programmes may also be accessed by those with previous relevant learning and/or work experience. In such cases the entry profile may include:


Level of Assessment Type of Assessment Weightage Purpose of Assessment
Module Level On-line examinations/ Written examinations
Theoretical aspects of the module
Practical implementation aspects of the module


Unit ID Unit Name Unit category Credits
FNC 0302 Managing Financial Resources and Decisions Specialised Core Unit 20
GCU 0101 Organisation and Behaviour General Core Unit 20
GCU 0102 End User Applications General Core Unit 25
HRC 0302 Human Resources Management Specialised Core Unit 20
LCS 0101 Personal Skills Development Language & Communication Skills 25
LCS 0102 English for Academic Purposes – Level I Language & Communication Skills 0
MGC 0102 Marketing Specialised Core Unit 20
MGE 0102 Business Decision Making Specialised Elective Unit: Pool A 20