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BTEC National Diploma – Business

The BTEC National qualifications in Business will encourage students to be inspired, moved and challenged by following a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study and gain an insight into related sectors. This Level 3 qualification will prepare students to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices.

This qualification enables students to:

  • Actively engage in the study of business and economics to develop as effective and independent students and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds.
  • Use an enquiring, critical approach to distinguish facts and opinions, to build arguments and make informed judgements
  • Develop and apply their knowledge, understanding and skills to contemporary issues in a range of local, national and global contexts
  • Appreciate the range of perspectives of different stakeholders in relation to business and economic activities
  • Consider the extent to which business and economic activity can be ethical and sustainable.

Course content

Allows a broad background in all aspects of Business how learning style suits coursework.

Mandatory Units Optional Units
Exploring Business Recruitment & Selection Process
Developing a Marketing Campaign Investigating Customer Service
Personal & Business Finance Market Reasearch
Health & Safety The English Legal System
Work Experience in Business

Entry requirements

  • 5 GCSE’s at A to C or BTEC equivalent at Merit including English and mathematics

Assessment methods

  • 67% Coursework
  • both written and practical work & 33% Examination in finance.
  • There are 4 units overall (3 compulsory and 1 optional).

Progression routes

  • Marketing, Accountancy
  • Sales
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations
  • Event Management
  • Entrepreneur

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