OTHM Level 3 Certificate in Business Management

Qualification Number: 603/2171/4

Course Description

The objective of the OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies qualification is to provide learners with an in depth understanding of the operations and structure of businesses. Successful completion of this qualification will equip learners with the underpinning knowledge and skills required to succeed in employment or further studies.

OTHM Qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). OTHM has progression arrangement with several UK universities that acknowledges the ability of learners after studying Level 3-7 qualifications to be considered for advanced entry into corresponding degree year/top up and Master’s/top-up programmes.

Equivalences:

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 3 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.

Key facts:

  • Qualification Title: OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies
  • Ofqual Reference Number: 603/2171/4
  • Course Start Date: January, April, June, September
  • Total Credit Value: 60 credits
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 600 Hours
  • Language of Assessment: English
  • Overall Grading Type: Pass or Fail

 Course duration

  • 6 to 9 month

 Course Delivery

  • Full Time 
  • Bloch Delivery 
  • Flexible Distributed Learning

 Entry Requirements

  • Secondary school or 2 years work experience

 Course Content 

Unit Ref. No.

Mandatory Units

Credit

GLH

 TQT

R/616/0686

Introduction to Research and Academic Skills

10

60

100

J/616/2712

Using IT for Business

10

60

100

D/616/0691

Introduction to Economics and Accounting

10

60

100

L/616/2713

Introduction to the Business Environment

10

60

100

Optional Units: Choose any TWO

H/616/0692

Introduction to Customer Service

10

60

100

R/616/2714

Managing Business Events

10

60

100

D/616/2716

Introduction to Marketing

10

60

100

K/616/2718

Introduction to People Management

10

60

100

 Assessment:

  • The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.

 Accreditation

  • The programme is awarded OTHM - an awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator - OfQual.

 How to register/ enrol?

  • Apply here

 Fee structure and payment plans

  • Contact us for the fees and the payment plan

 Progression

Successful completion of Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies qualification enables learners direct entry into Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree or pursue Level 4 Diplomas. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), many universities acknowledge the ability of learners after studying Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies and consider for direct entry into a range of their Bachelor’s degree programmes.

 

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