Business Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

19346W1 | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

This course is designed for those who wish to gain an understanding of the dynamic world of business. You will explore a range of business services and gain experience through a work placement. On completion of the course you may choose to specialise in one area and continue to study at university or at the College on a HND in Business.

What will I study?

The Level 3 Extended Diploma includes the study of core and optional units. The Core units include: Business Resources, Marketing and the Business Environment. Optional units are taken from: accounting, marketing and HRM specialist areas. As part of the programme of study you will also undertake work related activities to enhance employability skills. You will also study English and maths unless you have already achieved a Grade C or 4/5 at GCSE.

How long is the course?

Full time for two academic years.

How will I be assessed?

All units are assessed by the completion of assignments.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-C / 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

A Higher National Diploma, Degree or a career in Business.

Other Information

The extended diploma is equivalent to 3 A Levels. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £6395.90 3F

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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