Business (L3 Extended Diploma)

Course Overview

This two-year course is equivalent to three A Levels.

Study units include:

  • Exploring business
  • Developing a marketing campaign
  • Personal and business finance
  • Managing an event
  • International business
  • Principles of management
  • Business decision making.

    Alongside the course you will also study the Advanced Skills Certificate where you will achieve an A Level and develop essential skills including numeracy, literacy and digital skills. The course also supports learners who want to progress directly to employment in business/ management or higher apprenticeships in the business sector. This course also develops skills for starting up a small business. 

Updated November 2020

Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above.

Course Delivery

There is a combination of theoretical and practical based delivery.

Assessment is based upon achievement of specified outcomes (assignments) in respect of taught units of study. All units are individually graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction. Classroom hours are 18 per week.  All Level 3 courses will require considerable extra work outside of classroom time.

Progression Opportunities

At the College you can progress to the HND Business and Accountancy or the Foundation Degree in Events Management

Further study at university in a related subject.

Management training in the private/public sectors, banks or financial institutions.

This course also develops the skills needed to start a small business.

Additional Information

Students all participate in a UK/International visit which is funded by the student. Trips to local business centres will take place which will require a contribution from students.

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