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Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grades A*-C including English and maths or BTEC Level 2 qualification at merit or above, with GCSE English and maths at grade C or above.

Who is the course for

For students looking to progress from either a Level 1 or Level 2 qualification onto a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification respectively that have an Interest in running a business or managing.

Learners may either have a desire to work in a business or run their own business.

Course Content

Year 1 course = 90 credit Diploma.

Year 2 course = a further 90 credits providing in total a 180 credit Extended Diploma.

Students will study the following core units:

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Business Communication
  • Event Management
  • Teamwork.

You will have the opportunity to participate in business activities including an opportunity to start your own business.

Plus 14 pre-selected optional units covering a range of business skills including:

  • Managing a Business Event
  • Developing Teams in Business
  • Starting a Small Business

Study Methods

Lectures, workshops and assignments.

How is the course assessed

Unit assignments with pass, merit or distinction

Where next - Further Studies

Progress from the 90 credit Diploma to the Extended Diploma in Business Management and Retail. After completing the Extended Diploma

progress onto a higher education course.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Many of our students go on to study Business at university or to pursue careers in Junior management.

More Information

For more information, please contact our Information, Advice & Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016

Starts: 05/09/2016

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00