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Applied Business Level 3 Extended Certificate at Preston Manor School

Course description

This course is suitable for students interested in business, the course looks at different forms of business and the purpose of a business. The course focuses into how a business is affected by the environment it is in. It looks at areas such as people in business and developing a business plan. The units go into depth into areas of marketing, finance and enterprise.

Course content

Year 12 Content

  1. Financial planning and analysis (External exam)
  2. Business Dynamics (coursework)
  3. Entrepreneurial opportunities (External exam)

Year 13 Content

  1. Managing and leading people (External exam)
  2. Developing a business proposal (Coursework)
  3. One other optional unit (Coursework)

Entry requirements

GCSE English Language Grade 4+, GCSE Mathematics Grade 4+ and GCSE Grade C+ in a written subject.


The first year comprises of one piece of coursework (33%) and two external exams. The second year comprises of two pieces of coursework and one external exam (33%).

Future opportunities

Students can progress to Business related courses at University such as Business Management, International Business and Marketing. A wide of employment opportunities are available in Finance, Management to Marketing.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Preston Manor School directly.

Last updated date: 21 November 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years