Diploma in Business and Management

ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management

The Course

Completed over one year and formally equivalent to two A-levels, the course comprises six course modules covering aspects of business and management. The course is internally assessed using a combination of written tests, presentations and a course portfolio.

This is an excellent course for those who wish to go on to study Business or a Business-related undergraduate degree.

In order to gain entry to the best university possible, this course will be combined with one or more A-levels levels and the Extended Project Qualification.

The Course Modules

  • Managing Business Operations
  • Maximising Resources to Achieve Business Success
  • The Business Environment
  • Managing People in Organisations
  • Working in Teams
  • Effective Business Communications

Course details

  • Open to UK and international students
  • Internally assessed (no exams); final grade at Pass, Merit or Distinction
  • No IELTS requirement 
  • Progression to degree programmes at UK universities
  • Qualification Level: Level 3 equivalent to A-levels
  • UK Government-recognised diploma – Ofqual registered qualification: No 601/8701/3
  • European Qualification Framework Level 4

Entry requirements

  • For students aged 17+
  • English level: B1 minimum or IELTS 5.0
  • Completion of equivalent Level 2 course, i.e. GCSE equivalent
  • Earlscliffe English and Mathematics entry tests
  • Interview