This course will provide you with a critical understanding of a wide range of business topics. Real life case studies will be used wherever possible to make it easier for you to relate to and apply your knowledge and skills developed throughout the course. You will develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse data, think critically about issues and make informed decisions. These skills compliment a range of other subject choices during your studies and are also essential to further study or employment.

Entry Requirements

Standard Entry Requirements
  • Grade 4 (C) in English Language or Literature and a minimum of a 3 (D) in Maths and
  • At least 5 GCSEs grade 4 (C) or above (1 Vocational or Technical Qualification at Merit or above may be counted) and
  • Average GCSE (best 8) of at least 4 (38 on the old points table) and
  • Grade 4 (C or Merit), at least, in any subject previously studied
Subject Specific Entry Requirements
  • 5 (B) in Maths
Course Content

Download the course fact sheet here.

Course support and Enrichment

During the course there will be opportunities to attend guest talks and take part in activities with industry experts.
This course is ideal for you if you are hard-working and interested in:
• Manipulating data in a variety of forms
• Presenting arguments and making judgements
• Recognising the nature of problems and solving them
• Challenging your own assumptions using evidence.

  • Attend punctually and regularly
  • Work hard and complete all work within specified deadlines
  • Participate in class activity and discussions
  • Take responsibility for your own learning
  • Treat everyone with respect
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You can choose to start with 3 or 4 subjects. Please note that a diploma course counts as 2 subjects and you cannot take more than one diploma course. For more information about combinations please view each subjects course information and take a look at our entry requirements.

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