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Business (Level 3)

L3

Why study this course?

A qualification in Business can be a great stepping stone towards a career across a wide range of industries. Our experienced tutors will take you through each of the elements of your chosen programme, providing practical examples to ensure that the theories learnt can be applied to the working environment. Available at our Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough campuses, our study programmes will ensure that you have the skills and qualifications that you need to move either straight into employment or on to undergraduate study courses.

What will I study?

Your study programme will consist of a range of topics including: marketing; effective communication; business resource and the wider business environment. At the end of year one you must have passed all units to be able to progress on to year two. In year two you will study additional units selected from five specialisations: accounting; marketing; human resources; management; law and retailing.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This Level 3 qualification can help you find employment, or give you the UCAS points needed for university.

You will be able to move on to undergraduate study such as HNC, HND or higher education at Tresham or Bedford College. This course will also be recognised for entry on to management trainee programmes with blue chip companies.

Are there any additional costs?

• Memory Stick
• Course textbooks approximately £100
• AAT Membership approximately £138

If you are aged 19 or over, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost more affordable. Find out more about your payment options at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen

What qualifications will I gain?

• Business BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma AND • English and maths qualifications if required

UCAS points available

Up to 168