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Business - Diploma - Level 3 at North Kent College

Course description

Suitable for those who wish to pursue a career in business

Course content

This is the ideal course if you want to develop the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a future career in Business, or if you’re intending to apply to university.

The two-year Level 3 Diploma in Business covers various aspects of Business, from Finance and Economics to Marketing and Event Management.

During the first two terms of the course, you will study the Subsidiary Diploma in Business, which consists of six Units. The four mandatory Units are:-

- The Business Environment
- Business Resources
- Introduction to Marketing
- Business Communication

From the third term onwards, you can progress onto the Extended Diploma in Business, studying more specialist Units such as:-

- Accounting
- Marketing
- Economics
- HR & Recruitment

The Subsidiary Diploma in Business is equivalent to one A Level, and the Extended is equivalent to three A Levels.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE's at grades A(9) - C(4), must include English and Mathematics plus academically relevant subjects, i.e. Science, Geography, History.


Unit assignments and coursework.

Financial information

Fees are payable per academic year.

Tuition Fees: 16-18 - free

19+ Advanced Learning Loan - £TBC

Exam and Registration Fees (payable by all aged 19 and over): £135 Subsidary Diploma This course may also attract additional costs, for example, kit, uniform or books, that all students will be required to pay. Please contact the College for further details.

Future opportunities

HNC or HND in Business, university or employment in Business, Retail or Finance.

Further information

Please contact the College


Please note: All interviews will be held at the Dartford Campus for this course.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: C5D112P
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  • Number of planned places: 15