Business Studies BTEC Extended Diploma


Business BTEC Extended Diploma

Why should I study Business?

BTEC Business is a well-established and high achieving course. The subject benefits from having a dedicated and enthusiastic department who are determined to deliver a stimulating, interesting and successful course.

What will I study?

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A Levels. You will cover thirteen units over the two years. You will study seven core units and six specialist units selected from the key areas of business for the 21st century. The compulsory units are: Exploring Business, Developing a Marketing Campaign, Personal and Business Finance, Managing an Event, International Business, Principles of Management and Business Decision Making. The remaining units are optional and include a range of areas such as: Recruitment and Selection Process, Management Accounting, Digital Marketing, Market Research, The English Legal System, Employment Law and Work Experience in Business.

How will I be assessed?

70% of this course will be assessed coursework and 30% will be a combination of controlled assessment and a written examination. This is a practical, work related course and you will learn by completing tasks and assignments that are based on realistic situations .

Next steps

Business Studies is highly regarded by employers and universities, opening doors to a wide range of exciting careers, an excellent foundation from which to pursue future study. The content of the course means that you are suitably skilled to either go into higher education, an apprenticeship or straight into the world of work.

Why should I choose Business Studies?

Have you ever thought about running your own business? Have you got some great ideas for launching a new product or service? Interested in marketing or management? Whatever your vision, a BTEC Business course is a great start to either a successful business career or to higher education courses.

Entry Requirements

5 Full Course GCSEs at grade A*- C including English Language and Mathematics at grade 4 or above.

To study this subject a minimum GCSE grade B or equivalent qualification in Business is required.