Project Description

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.

The content of Diploma in Business Management is focused on:

  • Managing business communication
  • Understanding the business environment and organisations in a global context
  • Business functions including people management
  • Quantitative methods in business
  • Finance for managers
  • Research and academic writing.
  • OTHM Level 3 qualifications can be offered to learners from age 16. OTHM does not specify entry requirements for these qualifications. OTHM ensures that learners admitted to the programme have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment criteria.
  • OTHM Centre must ensure learners are recruited with integrity onto appropriate qualifications that will meet their needs, enable and facilitate learning and achievement enable progression. The qualification is offered in English.
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

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.

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.

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

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning. Learner can complete the course through regressive study in:

6   Month

10   Month

The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance,  Step In Education provide various flexible delivery methods to its learners which include blended learning, online learning, distance learning and in class. The learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. Learners are able to interact with tutors and also we do provide our student Step In Education online portal where student can see all the study notes, assignments briefing and online material etc.

The programme is delivered:

  • Online
  • Blended
  • In class

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.

Assessment is via assignment submission only and no Exam involved.

Fee Structure  £ Fees
Registration Fees: £ 50 per participant.
Online Course: £ 450.
Blended Course: £ 800.
Campus Based Course: £ 1000.
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