Awarded by Pearson Education Limited

The Pearson BTEC International Level 3 Diploma in Business is awarded by Pearson Education Limited (Pearson) and is benchmarked against the corresponding qualification under the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) of the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). Ofqual regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England. This qualification replaces the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business (QCF).

Developed in collaboration with employers and teaching professionals from around the world, Pearson BTEC International Level 3 qualifications are career-focused courses where learners apply knowledge and skills through real-life scenarios, giving them the confidence and employability skills to succeed in their professional lives.

Students enrolled in this programme undergo a variety of units covering the following content areas: business environments, marketing, finance, international business, and management.

This course is suitable for those seeking an A-Level equivalent qualification either for employment or admission to degree programmes/pathway. A non-exhaustive list of university recognition of this qualification can be found here. Learners should be aware that university admission criteria are always subject to change and understand the course entry requirements for both subject and grade before applying.

Learners who enrol into this course with the objective of entering the Financial Services industry in Singapore will undergo a total of at least 900 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) covering additional scheduled tutorial sessions which are:

  • Fully facilitated by a tutor/lecturer
  • Assignment focused – platform for deep learning with high level of tutor-learner interaction and assignment-related discussions/activities
  • Remedial sessions to provide additional scaffolding to strengthen understanding of concepts, as and when applicable


Enhanced for Singapore Financial Advisors

Students who enroll into this course at SSTC for the purpose of joining the Financial Industry and provide financial advisory services will fulfil the requirements of the Financial Advisors Act (FAA). Click here for more info.

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