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    OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies (Undergraduate)


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    OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies (QCF)

    The content of OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies qualification is focused on managing communication, business organisations in a global context, people management and finance, as well as an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a manager. It includes a broad range of highly relevant business and management subject areas, making it ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private of public sector business. The programme allows learners to acquire knowledge and understanding in a range of topics and to develop key skills they require to work in Business Management roles.

    The OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies consists of 4 mandatory units plus 2 optional units that provide for a combined total of 60 credits:

    Unit Ref. No. Mandatory Units Credit
    R/507/6728 Personal, Professional and Academic Development 10
    A/507/2897 Using IT for Business 10
    Y/507/2891 Fundamentals of Business Accounting 10
    D/507/2892 Introduction to the Business Environment 10
      Optional Units (Choose any TWO)  
    H/507/2893 Customer Service Excellence 10
    K/507/2894 Managing Business Events 10
    M/507/2895 Introduction to Marketing 10
    T/507/2896 Introduction to People Management 10


    Passing the OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies enable learners direct entry into Year 1 of a three year UK Bachelor’s degree or pursue OTHM Level 4 Diplomas.

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