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Applied Business Studies Level 3 Certificate at Wadham School

Course description

The AQA Level 3 Certificate in Applied Business will give learners the opportunity to learn and understand the fundamental business and entrepreneurial knowledge and skills associated with working within a business enterprise. For students who wish their learning to be practical and active, making use of their own business imagination, the Certificate in Applied Business is a highly relevant qualification.

Entry requirements

Five A*-C passes at GCSE, including English and Maths. No prior study of business is required to study this course.


Exam Board AQA

Year 1

  • Financial Planning and analysis – External exam
  • Business Dynamics – Internal assessment
  • Entrepreneurial Opportunities – Externally Assessed

Year 2

  • Managing and leading people – External Examination
  • Developing a Business Proposal – Internal Centre Assessment
  • Option unit of either; E-Business Implementation, Managing an event OR Marketing Communications.

Future opportunities

Higher education institutions supporting the qualification are:

  • Birmingham City University
  • Edge Hill University
  • Staffordshire University
  • University of Bath & University of Wolverhampton

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years