Business BTEC Extended Diploma

Learner:Adult, International, School leaver (16-19)
Subject:Business & Finance
Course type:Full Time
Duration:2 Year(s)
About the course

This two-year BTEC Business Level 3 Extended Diploma offers a valuable alternative to A-Levels, catering to students looking for a more hands-on and practical learning experience. It carries UCAS points and you can progress onto a higher education course at the college, such as a business related HND, or a business related university degree. It covers a wide range of related areas like economics, accounting, law, marketing and human resources.

Mandatory units introduce the fundamentals of a business organisation, alongside additional units from more specialised areas. Students will study 13 units, including exploring business, developing a marketing campaign, personal and business finance, managing an event, international business, principles of management, decision making, recruitment and selection, investigating customer service, creative product promotion, pitching for a new business, training and development and market research.

What are the entry requirements?

You will need 5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above. These must include English and Maths or a Level 2 qualification including GCSE English and Maths.

Where can I progress next?

Completing this diploma successfully enables progression to further studies in related fields or higher-level courses. It lays a strong foundation for specialised business courses. Beyond being a mere educational journey, this course signifies an opportunity to broaden career prospects and delve into new professional roles. You can also progress onto an Apprenticeship or seek employment in the sector.

How will you learn?

Students will learn to research, give presentations, produce papers and projects, work in teams, develop communication skills and study a wide range of business topics.

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Course code:
Bournville Campus (Longbridge)
Start date:
2 September 2024
Study mode:
Full Time
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