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Business Studies

Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma
Two-year course

This course will provide you with an in depth understanding of the operations and structures of businesses in the public, private and voluntary sectors. You will also be equipped with the skills required to succeed in employment or at university.

You will cover a range of topics, including:

  • Business Resources
  • Business Environment
  • Marketing
  • Business Communication
  • Business Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Business Retail
  • Internet Marketing
  • Starting a Small Business
  • Business Economics
  • Market Research.

How will I learn?
You will be expected to complete assignments at home and work in class. There are no exams on this programme.

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed continually through practical project work, coursework, written assignments, time constrained assignments and through giving presentations.

General Entry Requirements
Four GCSEs at Grade C or above, OR a Level 2 BTEC Diploma (or equivalent) in a related area at Distinction level.

What could I do next?
You could progress onto a Business related degree or Higher National Diploma. Previous Level 3 students have gone directly into employment in areas of growth in finance, administration and management.