L3 BTEC National Diploma in Business

BTEC Vocational Qualifications

L3 BTEC National Diploma in Business (Equivalent to 2 A-Levels)

The Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Business is studied over two years and will give you a solid knowledge base for career opportunities in areas such as Marketing, Business Ethics, Accountancy, Retail, Finance, and Business Planning. Universities welcome applications from successful students.

Core Units

The Business Environment, Business Resources and Introduction to Marketing are studied during Year 12. Business Communication is taken during Year 13.

Specialist Units

Year 12: The first 3 core units above plus Business Accounting, Creative Product Promotion, Human Resource Management in Business.
Year 13: The Business Communication core unit above plus Managing a Business Event, Supporting Business Activities, Understanding Retailing, Starting a Small Business plus one FREE UNIT.

There will be a variety of assessment styles, including producing reports and a range of alternative document-types, case studies, presentations, video and sound recordings plus observations.

Successful students on this course are able to manage themselves to meet deadlines effectively, are prepared to work independently and will develop a critical view of how businesses are run. You will need to have one of the following for entry onto this course: a BTEC First in Business Extended Certificate (with a Merit or Distinction grade), other associated Level 2 qualifications equivalent to five GCSEs (grade C or above), or closely-related work experience.

L3 BTEC Course Guidebook

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