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Business Diploma Level 3

Our Level 3 Business Diploma will look at the advanced worlds of marketing, events, finance, the economy, international, business, social media and more. Working on life projects you could become the next high flyer!

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 4 or equivalent Level 2 qualification. A strong interest in Business and/or Finance. Enthusiasm, team ethics and a creative approach is needed.

Fees information

The course fees are listed in the course information box below. You could be entitled to have your fees waived if you are aged 19-23 and do not have a full level 3 qualification or you are aged 24+ and unemployed. Please contact Students Services at Swindon College, North Star Avenue, Swindon SN2 1DY. Tel 01793 491591 or e-mail for details. For 19+ Students you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan to help with the cost of the course. Please click here for more information

What do I need to bring?

USB drive (16GB min), file, notepad and pen.

Assessment/Exam information

Units will be assessed using a variety of assessment methods including written reports; role plays within business contexts, presentations using modern technologies (e.g. Online portfolio's; digital video; PowerPoint; prezzie and visual displays).

Other information

A typical Level 3 study programme will include the subject area chosen. GCSE or Functional skills English and/or Maths (if applicable). Work Experience, Online learning, Enrichment and Tutorials. You will have the opportunity to meet other students in clubs and societies. You will also meet experts in the subject area throughout the academic year and take part in the off-site activities.

What can I do next?

Take a look at our exciting new Swindon Management School ABE Business qualifications, and become a business leader at Levels 4, 5 and 6.
You may be able to gain a degree level qualification without any tuition fees.*
*Subject to funding status.

Qualification description


Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
36 weeks per year 03 Sep 2018 25 Jun 2021 Tuition fee: £3,280.00
Award body exam fee: £231.00
16-18 do not pay Tuition, Exams or Materials Fees
UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Full Time
Hours per week: 15.00
Study days: MOTUWETHFR

Any extra costs

Students aged 19+ will pay tuition fees, plus exam, registration and material costs.
There is a compulsory equipment and trip fee of £100.00 that will provide payment for all of the trips and excursions for the whole academic year. Applications for financial assistance are available with appropriate payment plans provided for those who need to make full or partial payment - Details available from student services.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this course, please click on the 'Apply now' button at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, you can contact Student Services at Swindon College, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1DY. Tel. 01793 491591 or email