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Business with Law Level 3 Diploma at Blackburn College

Course description

This Level 3 Diploma in business with Law is a practical, work-related course. You will develop employability skills that will help you succeed in your desired career. Career opportunities include; Business Owner, Marketing, Management, Administration, Customer Services, Accountant, Solicitor, Human Resource, and many more.

Course content

There are four mandatory units:-

  • Business Environment
  • Business Resources
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Business Communication

Additional units will be studied such as:-

  • Criminal Law
  • Aspects of the Legal System
  • Aspects of Civil Liability
  • Functional Skills (Literacy, Numeracy and ICT)

Learners will also study GCSE to resit their grade D Maths and/or English

Entry requirements

At least a profile of Grade Cs at GCSE including English and Maths at Grade D


All the units are assessed through assignments that are set and marked by your tutors. Your assignments are graded at Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* and includes a variety of assessment methods including assignments, projects, case studies, presentations and teamwork.

Future opportunities

Once you have completed your Level 3 programme, you will be able to apply to a range of Universities. Many students progress to University Centre at Blackburn College where 9 out of 10 graduates are in work or further study just six months after graduation.

Students who wish to move into careers in Law, progress on to:

  • Paralegal Studies Foundation Degree FdA

Students who have enjoyed the Business elements of the Extended Diploma and wish to move into business related areas can progress on to a range of subjects. You could choose to specialise in Accountancy by studying:

  • Accounting Foundation Degree FdA
  • Business Accounting BA (Hons)

You could choose to specialise in Human Resource Management by studying:

  • Business with Human Resource Management BA (Hons)

You could choose to specialise in Retail Management by studying:

  • Retail Management Foundation Degree FdA

Or you could choose to take a more general Business qualification which lets you experience a range of areas including: Accounting, Marketing, Business, Human Resource Management and more. Course available include:

  • Business Foundation Degree FdA
  • Business Studies BA (Hons)

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 February 2016
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