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TQUK Level 3

Diploma in Business Administration (RQF)

(MQA NQF level 4 equivalence)

What does the qualification cover?

Management strategies are always evolving in this competitive market and effective administration is key for any business to succeed. Enrolling for the Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration allows students to develop a broad understanding of business organisations and provides them with subject-specific knowledge in areas such as marketing, customer care, human resources, finance, team leadership, communication, and business policy and strategy.

This diploma will develop the knowledge and underpinning principles required to manage complex administrative processes and lead administration teams. Other areas covered by the qualification include customer handling, communication and strategic planning.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for learners willing to gain knowledge and skills of business administration. It is also suitable for entrepreneurs and head of small organisations to understand the basics of doing business.

What are our entry requirements?

Candidates should possess a Cambridge School Certificate or Passes obtained on one certificate at the General Certificate of Education “Ordinary Level"

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

Work placement is not essential for this module. However MITQ will highly recommend its students to gather work placement experience in order to improve their professional skills. During placement, learners will get our guidance and support needed to prepare them for real work environment.

How is this qualification structured?

At level 3 students must achieve a minimum of 58 credits:

• 27 credits from the Mandatory Group

• a minimum of 13 credits from Optional Units Group A

• a maximum of 10 credits from Optional Units Group B

• a maximum of 8 credits from Optional Units Group C.

• A minimum of 40 credits must be achieved at level 3 or above.

How is it assessed?

All units are internally assessed by your Tutor through assessments and a portfolio of evidence. At the end of our academic year TQUK will carry out an External Quality Assurance of the qualifications.


To gain this qualification the learner will need to:  

• Pass all units

• Complete all marked assignments and coursework  

How long does it take to complete?

This qualification will take 10 months to complete.  


Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

Upon achievement of this qualification at level 3, students can start applying for work in a wide variety of business administrative roles such as administration executives/officers, administration team leaders, personal assistants and secretaries, including legal or medical secretaries. 

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