Extended Diploma in Business

Qualification: BTEC Extended Diploma
Level 3

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About the course

Equivalent to three A-Levels this is a recognised route to university and is the second year of the level 3 business qualification. You will gain a greater understanding of how a business works and develop the skills and knowledge needed for working in a business or commerce environment.

The course aims to provide you with an in depth understanding of the operations and structures of businesses and also to equip you with the skills required to succeed in employment or at university.

What you will learn

Mandatory units:

  • The business environment
  • Business resources
  • Marketing
  • Business communications

Specialist units include: 

  • Introduction to accounting
  • Market research
  • Human resources management
  • Internet and e-business
  • Relationship marketing
  • Recruitment and 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) and
  • Level 3 Diploma in Business and ability to work at Level 2 in English and maths

Note - 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 1 year Main
What next?
  • Higher Education / University
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Business
  • Work in retail, management, marketing, accountancy, banking, recruitment, human resources
  • Start your own business