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Accelerated Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business

Accelerated Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business

January 2022

8 months

Accelerated Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business 

The Accelerated Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business is an intensive, eight-month higher education programme for students aged 16 and above. It offers the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for a career, continue studying, or progress to higher education. This qualification is awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company to ensure the skills you acquire are recognized worldwide.

This vocational course is designed to enhance the learner’s knowledge in the subject, introducing key elements in their chosen specialization. Students interested in succeeding at a career in business and professionals who already have experience of working in the industry are eligible to join this course.

The syllabus balances the future professional needs with academic progression through applying what they’ve learnt to practical scenarios and day-to-day challenges. The students get the opportunity to obtain a variety of industry-specific skills, helping them stand out to recruiters..

Join the Level 3 Diploma in Jan 2022 and be eligible to join our HND programmes by September 2022. Save time and propel through your undergraduate journey at UKCBC with a modern delivery and rich student experience.

Fast track your business qualification in just 8 months with UKCBC Dubai.

For programme registration details, contact our Course Advisors here

Why UKCBC Dubai?

  • Credibility
    We are the first UK Technical & Vocational Education and Training (TVET) provider in the UAE.
  • Pearson Qualifications
    Our BTEC & Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) are awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, ensuring students gain global recognition for their achievements and serve as a pathway to more than 200 universities globally.
  • Affordable
    We offer attractive tuition fees and flexible installment plans.
  • Practical
    Students are encouraged to apply their knowledge to real-world events and situations when completing their assignments.
  • Partnerships
    We are partnered with prestigious universities both locally and globally. You can check our university partners on our university partnerships page that allow student progression into their undergraduate programmes.
  • Student Support
    Vibrant student life and dedicated support services offered, including assistance with transportation, visa and accommodation.

Course Assessments

The BTEC Level 3 Ext. Diploma in Business is divided into various modules. As with each Pearson qualification, the course involves both internal and external assessments. Students will give presentations, undertake on-job placements and create independent research projects as part of the grading process.

Main types of assessment:

  • Written reports, essays.
  • Creation of financial documents.
  • Work-based projects.
  • PowerPoint (or similar) presentations.
  • Presentations with assessor questioning.


Career Progression

Course Structure

BTEC Level 3 Business students must complete a total of 1080 guided learning hours (GLH); the guided learning hours are broken up by modules, with each module equating to 60 GLH.
Qualification Credit Value: 180 Credit value
Total Number of Units: 15 units

Programme units

Unit 1: Exploring Business
Unit 2: Research and Plan a Marketing Campaign
Unit 3: Business Finance
Unit 4: Managing an Event
Unit 5: International Business
Unit 6: Principles of Management
Unit 7: Business Decision Making
Unit 8: Human Resources
Unit 9: Team Building in Business
Unit 10: Recording Financial Transactions
Unit 13: Cost and Management Accounting
Unit 17: Digital Marketing
Unit 19: Pitching for a New Business
Unit 20: Business Ethics
Unit 22: Market Research

For more information on the course structure, you can connect with our Academic Advisor here

Entry Requirements

For specific information about our entry requirements please contact our admissions department at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae

Tuition Fees    

Fast Track Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business

Fast Track (8 months) AED 42,000 Full course (exclusive of VAT)


Additional Fees

Administration Fees

Amount (AED)

One-time Application fee


Administration fee


Visa Fee


Medical Insurance


Visa deposit (refundable)


Scholarships and discounts are available. For more details on the fee structure, scholarships and discounts please contact the UKCBC Dubai team at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae

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