Business Management, University Foundation programme (Level 3)

Level 3 Diploma Business Management - University Foundation

The Level 3 Diploma Business Management is equivalent to 2 A-Levels and offers the ideal platform to further your business knowledge in order to apply for university and obtain a degree.

The course is assignment based and, upon completion, awards students with 120 credits which can be used to apply for a top-up at many major UK universities.

This course is fully online and provides access to 6 modules, each of which consists of up to 40 hours of guided learning along with additional optional learning materials such as; recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources as well as self-testing exercises.

Once you enrol with Online Business School, you will receive a ‘Student Pack’ containing the following:

  • Free Laptop *if fees paid in full at time of enrolment
  • Free English language course for overseas students
  • Free NUS Card and International Student Identity Card
  • Assignment preparation session with an expert tutor
  • 8 free assignment re-submissions
  • Detailed assignment feedback
  • Dedicated student support

Who is it for

The Level 3 Diploma Business Management will give you an overview of the many areas that Business Management covers, from leadership and communication to the business environment and operations. The course is designed to cover multiple aspects of Business and therefore allow you to apply to study towards a degree. This course is perfect for anyone who has not already been to college or who does not currently hold enough A-Levels in order to be eligible for enrolment.

Upon completion, you will receive an ATHE Level 3 Diploma Business Management, totaling 120 credits



This qualification is delivered and assessed fully online. To gain your ATHE Level 3 Diploma Business Management Certificate you must complete the following 6 Modules and corresponding assignments:

  • Managing Business Operations
  • Maximising Resources
  • The Business Environment
  • Managing People in Organisations
  • Working in Teams
  • Effective Business Communication

Why study with Online Business School

  • Accreditation with ATHE, a fully Ofqual approved awarding body
  • Original learning material specifically tailored to each course
  • Industry expert Tutors available via skype and email
  • Completely accessible Learning Portal – available for mobile, tablet and desktop
  • Flexible payment options to spread the cost
  • Free ‘Student Pack’ upon enrolment
  • Top-up application support provided by our experienced student advisors

Financial options

We offer a range of payment plans and funding options and will work with you to find the right solution for your situation.


Entry to Level 3

The Level 3 programme is most suited to individuals who are at least 16 years old, have a high school education.

Career Path

Upon successful completion of the Online Business School Level 3 Diploma Business Management course Students will be eligible to enrol onto the Online Business School Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management course or at a university of their choosing.