BTEC Level 3 Business

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    Entry Requirements

    Students require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above (or equivalent), including English, and Mathematics.

    Course Outline

    The course consists of four core units plus eight specialist units. The course is structured around formal classes, seminars, tutorials, visits and practical experience with experts from industry. It also includes opportunities for work placements.

    Units include:

    • The Business Environment
    • The Economic Environment
    • Business resources
    • Marketing
    • Business Communication
    • Accounting
    • Managing Business Events


    Assessment is ongoing throughout the two years and includes externally assessed exams, assignments, presentations and other portfolio based evidence.

    Into the future…

    On successful completion of a BTEC National qualification in Business, students can progress to employment and/or continue their study at university level in related fields, including degrees such as Business, Marketing or Finance.

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