Business Management SCQF 5 (Online Virtual Classroom) National 5

What is special about this course?

National 5 Business Management can act as an introduction to the world of business. The purpose of this course is to highlight ways in which organisations operate and the steps they take to achieve their goals. A main feature explored is the development of enterprising skills and employability skills. You will explore the important impact businesses have on everyday life and this will make your learning experience experiences topical.

Entry requirements

Three passes at National 4. 

  • Understanding Business
  • Management of People and Finance
  • Management of Marketing and Operations

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Evening
  • Online Virtual Classroom
  • Tuesdays 6pm - 9pm
  • Optional Tutorial 5pm - 5.45pm

You will learn online through timetabled classes delivered by a lecturer in a virtual classroom on Microsoft Teams. You’ll use our virtual learning environment to access resources, complete assessments, and chat to your lecturer and classmates. You will have to attend one of our campuses or centres for SQA assessments.

How long will my course last?

9 Months


Where can I study my course?

    • Study from anywhere including your local campus or centre


SCQF 4 - 6 Scottish Fee 

National 4, 5, Highers and Advanced Highers


A fee waiver could be available to help with the payment of your course fees depending on your personal circumstances, please check our fee waiver guidance to see if you are eligible.  

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment each academic year. Please get in touch with if you have any further questions. 

Additional costs 

Some of your assessments may require you to attend a college centre or other approved centre. This travel will be at your own expense but we will discuss these details with you throughout your application.


What can I do on completion of my course?

National 5 Business Management is a suitable preparation for entry to Higher Business Management. This in turn can lead to entry on higher education courses in Business or further study in other academic or vocational subjects.

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