Award Crest
York College

Entry requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.

Duration

One and two year courses.

What will I study?

Students on this programme will study towards a Diploma in Business. The course is equivalent to 3 AS Levels over one year for the Level 3 Diploma. After successful completion of this year it is possible to continue onto a second year to gain the Extended Diploma qualification, which is equivalent to 3 A Levels. This course would be suitable for anyone interested in studying business at university or a higher level, or taking on a leadership or management role in any industry.

Topics covered include:

  • Exploring Business
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Personal and Business Finance
  • Managing an Event
  • International Business
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Decision Making

During the second year of the programme there is the opportunity to follow a pathway of studies in one of the following areas:

  • Logistics
  • Management
  • Business Law

How will I be assessed?

There will be a combination of assessment styles for students to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and understanding in a range of work-related contexts. All work is internally assessed and externally moderated.

What could it lead to?

Progression from this course would include higher education, higher apprenticeships or employment. A wide range of business roles in areas such as retail, administration, legal and finance are possible for students completing the course as well as leadership and management roles in a variety of public and private sector organisations.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.

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