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Level 3 BTEC – Business

INTRODUCTION:

This course is ideal for students with a real interest in business. It is suitable for students who prefer some of their assessment to be via coursework rather than an examined …

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

You study many of the aspects of running a business successfully, therefore this course is very beneficial for students wishing to pursue a career in business. There are 13 units throughout the course, of which 7 are mandatory. These units are:

  • Exploring Business
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Personal and Business Finance
  • Managing an Event
  • International Business
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Decision Making

You will also complete optional units with an emphasis of the sports industry.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES:

There are trips to a number of businesses in Greater Manchester.

ASSESSMENT:

Four units are externally assesses with the remainder assessed internally via coursework.

The externally assessed units in the first year are:

Unit 2: Developing a Marketing Campaign

Unit 3: Personal and Business Finance

The externally assessed units in the second year are:

Unit 6: Principles of Management

Unit 7: Business Decision Making

FUTURE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

The course will equip you well to start a career in business where employers value both your actual learning and the degree of independent learning and problem solving ability you will have gained during the course. There are also a wide variety of business courses at university for which this course is a perfect foundation.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

To study this programme you will need to achieve 5 GCSEs grade A* – C, including English and Maths.

SPECIFICATION:

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Business

LENGTH:

This is a linear course and will take two years to complete.

CONTACT:

For further information please contact info@connellsixthformcollege.com