Accounting & Professional Studies

BTEC Extended Diploma in Marketing - P101

12 Quays Full Time Level 3 Duration 2 years

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This is an exciting Level 3 course which will equip you with the skills to embark on a career in Marketing, progression to apprenticeships and higher level qualifications such as a degree. This is a 2 year programme.

Course Details

This BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Marketing is a 2 year programme and equivalent to three A levels. The content of this qualification has been developed by the awarding body in consultation with employers and professional bodies. The content is appropriate and consistent with current industry practice to enable you to enter employment directly. You will study seven mandatory units: Careers in Marketing, Marketing Principles (externally assessed), Customer Communications, Applying Digital Marketing, Branding Products and Services, Generating Customer Loyalty and Marketing an Event. The mandatory content allows you to develop a wide range of skills, supported by underpinning knowledge, and provides the opportunity for you to relate these to the marketing industry. You will also study five optional units increasing your marketing skills and knowledge across a range of specialist marketing areas.

Entry Guidelines
Relevant Level 2 qualification at Merit or above or minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade A*-C (Grade 4 or above). Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference. If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
Assessment Method

Internal and External Assessment.

Additional Information

Applicants will need good communication skills and writing skills for assignment work. Are you aged 16-18? Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include: • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A*-C in english and maths (grade 4 and above) • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips.

Where can I progress to?
  • Employment within the sector
  • Qualification is mapped to the CIM Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Professional Marketing and the CIM Level 3 Foundation Certification in Professional Digital Marketing thereby extending the range of employment opportunities available.
  • Higher Education

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Starting 1st September 2021 - Ending - 25th June 2023

REF P101N001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 12:30 — 15:30 12 Quays
Tuesday 10:00 — 16:30 12 Quays
Wednesday 09:00 — 15:00 12 Quays

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

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