Business Diploma

ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management

The course

Completed over 1 year and formally equivalent to two A-levels, the course comprises 6 course modules covering aspects of business and management. The course is internally assessed using a combination of written tests, presentations and a course portfolio.

In order to gain entry to the best university possible, this course will be combined with one or more A-levels, As levels and the Extended Project Qualification.

The Course Modules

  • Managing Business Operations
  • Maximising Resources to Achieve Business Success
  • The Business Environment
  • Managing People in Organisations
  • Working in Teams
  • Effective Business Communications


1 year course
Equivalent to 2 A-levels
For students aged 17+
Open to UK and international students
Internally assessed (no exams); final grade at Pass, Merit or Distinction
No requirement for IELTS or IELTS for UKVI for acceptance on the course (for students under 18)
Progression to degree programmes at UK universities
Students can complete additional qualifications at the same time
Students will also undertake the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
UK Government-recongnised diploma – Ofqual registered qualification: No 601/8701/3
Qualification Level: Level 3
European Qualification Framework Level: Level 4

Entry requirements
English level: B1 minimum
Completion of equivalent Level 2 course, i.e. GCSE equivalent
Earlscliffe English and Mathematics entry tests
Skype interview

Earlscliffe Business Diploma Information Leaflet


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