Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 10/09/2018
End Date 05/07/2019

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £3,301 p/ year
24+ £3,301 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year


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If you want to forge a career in business, the Extended Diploma in Business course will help you progress towards your goal. The course will enable you to learn about subjects including business management, creative product promotion, business enterprise, business ethics and European business operations.

Aims of the course

To provide a highly specialist, work-related qualification in a vocational sector (business), giving you the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to prepare for employment and university.

Unit Breakdown

Example of Units Delivered: Human Resources Management Market Research in Business Relationship Marketing Aspects of Employment Law Managing Business Information Understanding Health and Safety in the Business Workplace Understanding Retailing Starting a Small Business International Business

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Progression Opportunities

Having successfully completed the programme, you will be in a strong position to seek employment opportunities, go on to further study or progress to university.

Career Options

The course enables you to progress towards employment in retail and finance.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs A*-C / or 9-4 (in 2017 GCSEs) Relevant Level 2 qualification with Merit or above Relevant industry experience to Level 2 or above


Students benefit from enrichment activities, gaining English and maths at the required levels (Grade C and above GCSE), tutorial support, employability skills training, work experience, and support with job/university applications and interview preparation.

The course is delivered in classrooms and dynamic work spaces as well as a dedicated 90-seater theatre. Facilities include specialist IT equipped classrooms and a well-resourced Learning Centre

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location above.

What could I earn?

  • Business and related associate professionals n.e.c. £25,600
  • Management consultants and business analysts £36,700
  • IT business analysts, architects and systems designers £38,200

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