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The objective of the OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies qualification is to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of the operations and structure of businesses. Successful completion of this qualification will equip learners with the underpinning knowledge and skills required to succeed in employment or further studies.
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Full-Time and Part-Time
Entry Requirements and Intakes
Obtained at least C6 for any GCE O Level subject or equivalent OR
10 years of formal education or equivalent
Applicants must be of age 16 and above
IELTS 4.5 or equivalent or AAC EFL Level-3 or Pass AAC English proficiency test
Every first Monday of the month.
Introduction to Research and Academic Skills
Using IT for Business
Introduction to Economics and Accounting
Introduction to the Business Environment
Any two of the following electives:
Introduction to Customer Service
Managing Business Events
Introduction to Marketing
Introduction to People Management
Assessment & Grades
Certificate will be awarded by OTHM.
Fees (Please see the top of the webpage for online payment of Application Fee and Course Fee)