Business Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

Course Overview

Entry Qualifications

In addition to the standard College entry requirements (see below) this course requires students to have achieved grade 4 or above in GCSE Maths.

What will I study?

You need to ensure that you are prepared to follow through the course for the entire two years. This will result in achieving the equivalent of three A Level equivalent qualifications upon successful completion of the course at the end of year 2.

The core units are:

• The Business Environment

• Working in Business

• Business Decisions

• Customers and Communication

• Marketing

• Project Management

• Responsible Business Practices

• International Business

How will I study?

This course really focuses on the vocational aspects of Business so you will find a lot of teaching is based on case studies, application to a variety of different businesses, visiting speakers, role plays and visits to industry.

How is the course examined?

Students will be assessed by a mixture of:

Assignments – set and marked internally

Written exams – set and marked by the exam board

Where next?

Extended Diplomas earn you UCAS points and are therefore valued by universities allowing you to take on HND/ HNC, foundation degree course or honours degree. Students can go in to a wide range of employment, including retail, finance, HR and marketing.

What does the course combine well with?

This is a full time course which is equivalent to 3 A levels.

College Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs, at Grades A* – C/4 – 9, including English Language, from a mixture of GCSEs and equivalents.


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