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Applied Business, AQA Level 3 Extended Certificate at Longfield Academy

Course description

Applied Business is a Level 3 certificate qualification that comes under the Applied General A Level qualifications. The course will be graded as Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*.  Business is a popular course which allows students to research practical problems from the world of business. Realistic activities are presented involving both local and national enterprises. This course suits those who are also studying ICT because all assignment work will be computer based.

Entry requirements

Overall requirement for Post 16: 5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count. 


The units are assessed through external and internal assessment. The external assessment will include two examinations and a controlled assessment. Each unit is graded at either Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Future opportunities

Many careers could use the vocational experiences provided by Business Studies including marketing, finance and human resources.

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: 17 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years