Business 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 topical.

Develop skills and education in a flexible way - our course is designed to be inspiring and engaging - your own location is no barrier to enrolling on this course. All you need is access to a computer and wifi. 


Entry requirements

3 passes at National 4 level.

Candidates who have not achieved qualifications at the appropriate level may be required to take an entrance test.  You should apply for this course and sit the entrance test (if necessary) as soon as possible.

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

How will I study my course?

  • Flexible
  • Online

Remote delivery is the new era for increasing your education. Study this course remotely, with remote tutorials on Thursday evenings 6 pm – 8 pm.

Remote tutorials using an online platform. Online resources using VLE

How long will my course last?

9 Months

Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso
    • Alness
    • Dornoch

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our Tuition Fees information.

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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Apply for Business National 5

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI North Highland. UHI North Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.