Diploma in Business

Qualification: BTEC 9-unit Diploma
Level 3

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About the course

This work-related qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed for entering employment in business or commerce. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on workplace situations, activities and issues.

If you wish to continue your studies you can apply for the 2nd year (Extended Diploma in Business). You will then gain a greater understanding of business works and develop the skills and knowledge needed for working in a business or commerce environment. This is equivalent to three A-Levels and is recognised as an entry qualification for degree level study. It can also lead to a variety of employment opportunities.

What you will learn
  • Introduction to accounting
  • Market research
  • Human resources management
  • Internet & e-business
  • Relationship marketing
  • Recruitment & selection
  • Business law
  • Managing a business project
  • Creative product promotion
  • Exploring team development
  • Improving performance in the workplace
Entry requirements
  • 5 GCSEs grade A*-C/9-4 (including English and maths) or
  • Level 2 Diploma in Business (merit or distinction level) and ability to work at Level 1 in English and maths
  • Mature students via interview and skills test

You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto this course.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
04/09/17 2 years (combined with Extended Diploma) Main
What next?
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business (2nd year of study)
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Business
  • Work in retail, marketing, accountancy, banking, recruitment, or human resources
  • Start your own business