This two-year extended diploma in Business course provides a good introduction to a range of business disciplines, including marketing, resource management, finance and project planning. You will gain a critical understanding of organisations, the markets they serve and the process of adding value. You will also develop an awareness of the current structure of business and business practice. You will also be required to undertake course-related work experience.

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Level: Vocational (level 3)
Type: Triple award

Course Details

Begin with the end in mind

Entrepreneur, business owner, business administration officer, marketing officer, sales and advertising executive, recruitment consultant, accountant.

Business and Management, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Public Relations, International Business Management, Human Resources, Business.

Topics you'll cover


  • Exploring business
  • Developing a marketing campaign
  • Personal and business finance
  • Managing an event
  • Team building in business
  • Investigating customer service
  • Visual merchandising.


  • International business
  • Principles of management
  • Decision making in business
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Pitching a small business
  • Work experience.

Assessment and Qualification

  • Exams and controlled assessments
  • Coursework
  • Exam board: Pearson
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (level three)
  • Equivalent to three A Levels.

Course entry requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language and Maths.

Additional information

During your studies you will have access to extra materials and activities as part of your course. These extra items (such as equipment, study guides and workbooks etc.) are built into the normal day-to-day running of our courses and so we ask students to make an annual payment towards these additional costs.

 A copy of our course payment breakdown can be course payment breakdown.