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Business Level 3 at Peterborough Regional College

Course description

This course is for students who are interested in studying a coursework based qualification equivalent to A Levels. You do not have to have previously studied business, but you do have to have an interest in working in a wide variety of business areas such as marketing, finance, human resources or operations.

Course content

The course covers a range of modules including: •Exploring business activity •Promoting a brand •Investigating business resources •Introduction to marketing •Effective people, communication and information management You will also study additional specialist modules from a wide selection of topics such as: •Finance •Marketing •Human resources •Administration •Online business

Entry requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English and maths, or Level 2 Business at Merit and GCSE English and maths at grade C/4.


All modules are assessed by written assignment or project coursework.

Future opportunities

This advanced course is ideal preparation for further study, for example, you can progress on to a range of degrees in business subjects such as marketing, business management or accounting and finance. You may also like to progress on to professional qualifications such as AAT/ACCA or CIPD.

The course is also excellent preparation for employment in a range of business disciplines including administration, marketing, accountancy, human resources and management.

Further information

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application. If you have other qualifications and/or relevant experience you will be fully considered and may still be able to study for the course.

This course can be combined with Functional skills, for example in IT, working with others and problem solving.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Peterborough Regional College directly.

Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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    • At Peterborough Regional College  we want you to be successful both during your time at College and anything you decide to do afterwards. No two students are the same and we understand the important of valuing people as individuals and recognise that sometimes there are barriers that may get in the way of people reaching their full potential. The support services within PRC exist to help remove them barriers. Through our various services we can provide a network of support to help you get the most out of your course.