Business with Law Level 3

Course Information

  • Course Code: BL328-Y1
  • Duration: 2 year
  • Validated by: EDEXCEL
  • Study Mode: Full time

This Level 3 Diploma in business with Law is a practical, work-related course. You will develop employability skills that will help you succeed in your desired career. Career opportunities include; Business Owner, Marketing, Management, Administration, Customer Services, Accountant, Solicitor, Human Resource, and many more.

What will I study?

There are four mandatory units:-

  • Business Environment
  • Business Resources
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Business Communication

Additional units will be studied such as:-

  • Criminal Law
  • Aspects of the Legal System
  • Aspects of Civil Liability
  • Functional Skills (Literacy, Numeracy and ICT)

Learners will also study GCSE to resit their grade D Maths and/or English

Entry Requirements

At least a profile of Grade Cs at GCSE including English and Maths at Grade D

How will I be assessed?

All the units are assessed through assignments that are set and marked by your tutors. Your assignments are graded at Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* and includes a variety of assessment methods including assignments, projects, case studies, presentations and teamwork.

What can I do next?

Once you have completed your Level 3 programme, you will be able to apply to a range of Universities. Many students progress to University Centre at Blackburn College where 9 out of 10 graduates are in work or further study just six months after graduation.

Students who have enjoyed the Business elements of the Extended Diploma and wish to move into business related areas can progress on to a range of subjects. You could choose to specialise in Accountancy by studying:

  • Business Accounting BA (Hons)

You could choose to specialise in Human Resource Management by studying:

  • Business with Human Resource Management BA (Hons)

Or you could choose to take a more general Business qualification which lets you experience a range of areas including: Accounting, Marketing, Business, Human Resource Management and more. Course available include:

  • Business Foundation Degree FdA
  • Business Studies BA (Hons)


Your Study Programme

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You will study in The Elizabeth building – an addition to the 1888 Old Victoria building, situated on the college campus, in the heart of Blackburn Town Centre.

You will also benefit from free wireless access throughout the building and a library and resource centre providing in excess of 60 computers and 45,000 books.

Enrichment & Employability

Blackburn College Business & Law students regularly implement business ideas to generate money for charities, and students often run a business publicity roadshow. We hold an annual Dragons’ Den event where students pitch their ideas to a panel of business delegates and students also benefit from regular guest speakers from the legal and retail management fields.

If you study at Level 3 you will also have the opportunity to join the Business Career Academy and gain a 6 week paid internship, an industry mentor and extra UCAS points.

Our tutors also organise social events to attractions such as Manchester United, Alton Towers and Blackpool Pleasure Beach, as well as educational trips London’s Old Bailey, High Court and Houses of Parliament.

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