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Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade A*- C (grade 9 - 4) including English and maths, or a BTEC Level 2 qualification at merit or above with GCSE English and maths at grade C (grade 5/4) or above.

Who is the course for

This is an advanced vocational course for students with a keen interest in business and how it operates.

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:

  • Business environment
  • Business resources
  • Introduction to marketing
  • Business communication
  • Finance

Plus 14 optional units covering a range of business skills.

Get involved in business challenges and take advantage of guest speakers and visits to enhance your learning.

How is the course assessed

Variety of assessment methods.

Where next - Further Studies

Progress from the 90 credit Diploma to the Extended Diploma in Business. After completing the Extended Diploma progress onto the BTEC Level 4 HNC/Level 5 HND Diploma in Business at Uxbridge College

Where next - Job Opportunities

A variety of roles, such as marketing, accounting, human resources and administration.

More Information

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

Last updated: 9 November 2016

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 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

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