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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business at Richard Taunton Sixth Form College

Course description

The course is equivalent to three A levels and provides a good introduction to a range of business disciplines including finance, marketing and human resource management.

The National Extended Diploma has 18 units. You will study 9 units in the first year (including the 4 core units) and if you pass all of them you will gain the Award which is equivalent to one A level. Completing another 9 units in the second year will give you the full Extended Diploma.

Core Units

* Investigating Business
* Customer Service
* Business Communications
* Finance for Business

Entry requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English Language (or level 2 equivalent) OR a level 2 vocational qualification in a related subject at Merit Level plus two GCSE grade Cs including Maths and English Language (or level 2 equivalent).

You also need initiative, independence, perseverance and an ability to be well organised and meet deadlines. A high degree of self-motivation and a willingness to work co-operatively in groups is essential.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Richard Taunton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years