Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Business

This is a 2 year standalone course and is equivalent to 3 A Levels. Through this course you will learn about a range of business-related topics.



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 10475

Campus: Bangor, Lisburn

Study Type: Full-Time

Education Level Further Education

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Course Overview

The course consists of 13 units of which 7 are mandatory, 4 units are externally assessed and other units are internally assessed and externally moderated. You will work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability.  You will be required to complete Essential Skills in ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in Computing.

Class learning will be supplemented with the use of guest speakers and visits to organisations in the public and private sector. Students will also use Project Based Learning (PBL) as a learning tool so they can develop hands on business management skills. 

Students will also be assisted to develop enterprise skills and set up companies through the PBL activities they will be engaged in as part of learning within the course. 

Course Modules

Modules you will study will include:  

  • Exploring business
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Personal and Business Finance
  • International Business
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Decision Making
  • Managing an Event
  • Digital Marketing  
  • Market Research
  • Work Experience in Business
  • Team Building in Business 

Ideal If:

If you want to develop your knowledge of the different components within the sectors of business and future potential employment as an Marketing Manager, Human Resource Manager, or an Accountant

You'll Learn:

  • A wide range of practical Business Skills
  • How to Communicate
  • Problem Solving
  • Creative Thinking
  • Listening Skills
  • Time Management
  • Development of Leadership and Management Skills 

You'll Love:

The field trips and residential study visits that you will take part in on this course, allowing you to gain a true insight into the world of Business plus the opportunity to set up your own small companies through Project Based Learning.

You'll Progress:

Successful completion of this course could lead directly onto further study on a Foundation Degree at SERC or a Business course at your local University here or in England Alternatively, the course can also lead directly into a career in Banking, Insurance, Civil Service, Retail or Accountancy. 

You'll Need:

  5 GCSEs at Grade C or above to include Maths and English

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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