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OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies

OTHM Qualifications (UK)

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  • Qualification

    Access to Higher Education

  • Location

    OTHM Qualifications (UK)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    6 months

Course summary

Overview

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.

Qualification structure

The Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies qualification consists of 4 mandatory units plus 2 optional units for a combined total of 60 credits, 600 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 360 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units

Introduction to Research and Academic Skills (10 credits)
Using IT for Business (10 credits)
Introduction to Economics and Accounting (10 credits)
Introduction to the Business Environment (10 credits)

Optional units: Choose any TWO

Introduction to Customer Service (10 credits)
Managing Business Events (10 credits)
Introduction to Marketing (10 credits)
Introduction to People Management (10 credits)

Assessment and verification

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.

Progression

Successful completion of the 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.

After completion of OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies, students can progress to the following programmes:

Bachelor of Accounting at Charles Sturt University
Bachelor of Business (Finance) at Charles Sturt University
Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) at Charles Sturt University
Bachelor of Business (Management) at Charles Sturt University
Bachelor of Business (Marketing) at Charles Sturt University
Bachelor of Business Studies at Charles Sturt University.

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University information

OTHM Qualifications (UK)

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    OTHM Qualifications (UK), 8 Waterside Court, Galleon Boulevard, Galleon Boulevard, Dartford, DA2 6NX, England

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