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The Business Level 3 Extended Diploma (Finance) programme will give you highly transferable skills and provides excellent preparation for progression to career opportunities in finance, human resources, marketing and management, or for entry to higher education.
Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.
The course has core/mandatory units and optional units. The core units you cover are:
In addition to these, you take 12 optional units from a range which includes:
This course develops and enhances your professionalism in a business context. It develops personal skills alongside knowledge acquisition and its practical application.
You will learn in a variety of ways on the Business Level 3 Extended Diploma (Finance) including team activities, visits to local businesses, entrepreneur competitions at university, visits to SAID Business School, research tasks, presentations, volunteering opportunities, discussions, debates and work placements are all part of the way you learn.
This BTEC course is a practical work and business-related course. All units are assessed through written and oral assignments. There are no exams. You ‘learn by doing’, i.e. completing projects and assignments based on real businesses in the area.
Being at college helped me get a work experience placement with local firm Whitley Stimpson. After two weeks’ work experience, they approached me to provide some paid work."
You will need five or more GCSEs grades 9-4 (A*-C) including English and maths or an equivalent qualification in business at Level 2.
Applying for one of our programmes is easy.
You can apply for a vocational programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘apply now’ on your chosen programme page. You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.
As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).
Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.
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