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Business Extended Diploma Level 3 at Southampton City College

Course description

Equivalent to three A-Levels this is a recognised route to higher education. You will gain a greater understanding of how a business works and develop the skills and knowledge needed for working in a business or commerce environment.

Course content

Mandatory units:

  • The business environment
  • Business resources
  • Marketing
  • Business communications

Specialist units include: 

  • Introduction to accounting
  • Market research
  • Human resources management
  • Internet and e-business
  • Relationship marketing
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Business law
  • Managing a business project
  • Creative product promotion
  • Exploring team development
  • Improving performance in the workplace

Entry requirements

  • 5 GCSEs grade A*-C (including English and maths) or
  • 9-unit Diploma in Business and ability to work at Level 2 in English and maths

Future opportunities

  • Higher Education / University
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Business
  • Work in retail, management, marketing, accountancy, banking, recruitment, human resources
  • Start your own business

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 June 2016

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