ST Mary's College

Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies (QCF)


The content 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.


Entry Requirements

The OTHM Level 3 qualifications can be offered to Learners from age 16. Centres are required to ensure that learners admitted to the programme have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment.



This course consists of 4 mandatory units plus 2 optional units that provide for a combined total of 60 credits:

Personal, Professional and Academic Development: 10 Credits

Using IT for Business: 10 Credits

Fundamentals of Business Accounting: 10 Credits

Introduction to the Business Environment: 10 Credits

Optional Units (Choose any TWO)
Customer Service Excellence: 10 Credits

Managing Business Events: 10 Credits

Introduction to Marketing: 10 Credits

Introduction to People Management: 10 Credits