The 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.

Accrediting Body: OTHM

UK Students:

Programme Credits UK Equivalency Fee Duration
Diploma in Business Studies (QCF) – Level 3 60 UK Foundation degree £1750 6 months
Programme Credits UK Equivalency Fee Duration
Diploma in Business Studies (QCF) – Level 3 60 UK Foundation degree £2650 6 months

Learners should be above the age of 16 to register for this course. There is no specific requirement of academic qualification to enrol for a Level 3, however, previous qualification will certainly be considered.

The 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 Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies enable learners to:

  • directly entry into Year 1 of a three year UK Bachelor’s degree; or
  • pursue Level 4 Diploma

For International Students:

Imperial College Britannia works with an experienced panel of tutors, who teach students through the online delivery method. Students are provided access to Moodle through which they can easily access their resources and course material anytime they want. Students are emailed a reminder before the online class begins and are sent an interactive link through which they can easily attend a virtual class with live interactivity and sharing of slides and other course material.

For UK Students:

Students within the UK can easily attend our classes based in Manchester. However, they also have the option to study online and opt for a blended learning delivery mode.