The Honours Programme is aimed at ambitious and talented students who want to pursue a vocational career.
It will give you the opportunity to be stretched and demonstrate your personal best. You will be provided with the opportunity to study on a bespoke pathway ensuring you have transferable skills and the technical ability employers and universities want. It will provide the opportunity for you to achieve a qualification that attracts UCAS points equivalent to four A Levels.
On the Extended Diploma you will study a range of business units which will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of business and a range of business specialisms including the following subject areas:
- Exploring business
- Developing a marketing campaign
- Personal and business finance
- Managing an event
- International business
- Recruitment and selection
- Principles of management
- Customer service
- Business decision making
You will also achieve a qualification in:
- Level 3 Core maths
- Extended project qualification
There will be a period of work placement linked to the Extended Project Qualification.
Assessment is through a combination of internal and external methods. Twelve units are assessed through a range of techniques including course-work, case studies and practical projects including presentations and observations of business team activities. One unit is assessed through examination with the awarding body.
Seven GCSEs at grade 4 or above including GCSE English and Maths at grade 6 or above.
You will be required to attend for an interview prior to being enrolled onto the programme and a good personal reference will be required.
You can progress onto Higher Education courses in Business related areas including: Business, Law, Marketing, Events Management and Finance. It also supports progression directly into employment in business or Higher Education.