Business Extended Certificate

Entry Requirements:

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4. A real interest in the creative arts and a desire to further your own practice as an artist, performer or creative.

Why Should You Take This Course?

The course is a practical course where you will look at real-life situation to help develop the skills and knowledge required in modern business. It will give you insight to current commercial trends and an appreciation of the demands of the UK business environment. You will cover a wide-range of topics such as accounting, finance, people management and marketing. You will study issues by relating them to case studies of actual businesses and the problems they experience.

Course content
In the first year you will study two core components consisting of:
Unit 1 – Exploring Business
Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign

In your second year you will study one core unit and one optional unit:
Unit 3 – Personal and Business Finance
Unit 8 – Recruitment and Selection Process

How will I be assessed?
Evidence for assessment may be generated through a range of activities including assignment and project work; case studies; role play and oral presentation. Unit two will be assessed through external controlled assessment set by the examining body and sat over a period of three hours. Finally, unit three will be assessed by an external examination.

Are there any special expenses?
There may be trips that enrich the curriculum.

What could I do next?
The Level 3 qualification is equivalent to 1 A Level and carries UCAS points for university. However, if you wish to venture straight into work, this is a university recognised qualification which will teach you many useful and transferable skills. Business Studies graduates are in growing demand in Accountancy, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and Banking. A qualification in Business can help set you apart from other applicants and provide you with essential knowledge that will help prepare you for the world of work.

Additional Information

Equivalent to 1 A Level


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