Effective managers are essential to the success of any business in today’s competitive economy. The HNC and Diploma in Management and Leadership are for existing managers or people aspiring to management positions.
The HNC and Diploma in Management and Leadership are recognised qualifications that are understood and respected by employers across many industry sectors. They develop a range of operational management and leadership competencies that are required by those engaged in, or aspiring to, managerial positions.
The HNC in Management and Leadership (SCQF level 7) covers management principles for those gaining their first experience of management or for those who aspire to become managers soon. Key areas covered: self-development; management and leadership skills; managing and working with others; planning/implementing change; managing operational resources; and customer care.
The Diploma in Management and Leadership (SCQF level 8) provides suitable competences for future career and personal development in middle/senior management duties including: using strategic management and leadership skills for longer-term direction of an organisation across a range of management functions; planning and implementing strategic change; management research; project management; and organisational risks.
This course may be suitable for:
This programme is approved and credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). It is available on a full-time or part-time basis.
HNC in Management & Leadership is awarded at SCQF level 7
HND in Management & Leadership is awarded at SCQF level 8
Year 1 (HNC)
Full time – 1 year
Part time – up to 2 years
Year 2 (HND)
Full time – 1 year
Part-time – up to 2 years
|Year 1 (HNC)||
|Year 2 (HND)||
English Language requirements
Full entry requirements are available here
|Year 1 (HNC)||Year 2 (HNC)|
|Developing Self-Management Skills||Develop Strategic Plans|
|Leadership at Work||Strategic Change|
|Plan, Lead and Implement Change||Management Research|
|Managing and Working with People|
|Manage Operational Resources|
|Creating a Culture of Customer Care|
|Management and Leadership: Graded Unit 1|
|Year 1 (HNC)||Year 2 (HND)|
|Business Law||Managing in a Global Environment|
|Economics||Statistics for Business|
|Managing Information||Project Management: Managing Multiple Projects|
|Leadership for Managers|
Students can choose whether to study Full-time or Part-time (daytime, evening and/or weekends), and will be taught through a mixture of lectures, tutorials, case studies, group work, projects and Virtual Learning Environments. All teaching will take place within the College.
Students will be assessed using continuous assessment and exams throughout the duration of the course.
The HNC/Diploma may enhance your career by developing skills such as critical analysis, networking, team-building, communication skills, problem-solving, negotiation and influencing skills and written and oral presentation skills.
The College provides a conducive environment for its learners and staff in terms of facilities. More importantly, the College promotes multiculturalism as encapsulated in its vision and philosophy. The College is also situated near the city centre of Dundee close to the Universities of Dundee and Abertay as well as the Dundee College.