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Applied Business Level 3 at The Ursuline Academy, Ilford

Course description

Students gain a broad understanding of business topics and consider how to plan and deliver a product or a service.

The course:

  • provides a broad understanding of business knowledge and skills to support progress to higher education and can be studied alongside A-levels and/or other Level 3 vocational qualifications
  • prepares learners to work in business and entrepreneurship after achieving the qualification or via university or college
  • is strongly entrepreneurial to provide a focus for the structure and content of the qualification
  • includes a synoptic character to ensure applied learning is broad, practical and realistic
  • is supported by HE business schools and HE business enterprise departments
  • uses examination, external assignment and centre set assignment to ensure learners’ practical experience is maximised and assessed appropriately.

Course content

The Level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied Business consists of six units.

Units 1 – 3 are completed in year 12 and units 4 – 6 are completed in year 13

Unit Title                                      Assessment Type
Financial planning and analysis     External examination
Business dynamics                      Internal centre assessed
Entrepreneurial opportunities         External assignment
Managing and leading people        External examination
Developing a business proposal     Internal centre assessed
Managing an event                       Internal centre assessed

Entry requirements

  • English Language or English Literature at Grade 4 or above
  • Mathematics at Grade 4 or above

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Ursuline Academy, Ilford directly.

Last updated date: 13 December 2017
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