Diploma in Business Studies

Objectives 

This qualification is expected to be delivered minimum of 12 months for full-time study. Centres should make sure the Total Qualification Times (TQM) or National Learning Hours (NLH) are covered as per the qualification requirements. This programme is flexible and delivered face-to-face, distance learning, through lectures, tutorials, seminars. 

Entry Requirements  

Student must have completed a GCSE Qualification and achieved a grade C or above in English and Maths subjects. It is expected that a student would normally have the maturity to undertake this programme at the age of 17. 

Progression 

The successful candidates have wider opportunity to progress onto the higher-level qualifications. As this qualification is in Level 3 with 60 credits, the candidates are eligible to gain a direct entry into a  Bachelor’s first year degree programmes with their work experience.  

 

Unit Number  Unit  Credits 
L/DBS/01M/RA  Research and Academic Skills  10 
L/DBS/01M/BC  Business Communication  10 
L/DBS/01M/IB  IT for Business  10 
L/DBS/01M/BO  Business Operations  10 
L/DBS/01M/ME  Managing Events  10 
L/DBS/01M/PM  People Management  10 

 

Duration/Delivery 

This qualification is expected to be delivered minimum of 6 months for full-time study. Centres should make sure the Total Qualification Times (TQM) or National Learning Hours (NLH) are covered as per the qualification requirements. This programme is flexible and delivered face-to-face, distance learning, through lectures, tutorials, seminars