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BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Business

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 60171571
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


The BTEC National Level 3 Business course focuses on the vocational aspects of Business with the aim to provide a coherent introduction to study the business sector through applied teaching and learning using a range of methods to include; case studies, visiting speakers, role plays, application to variety of different businesses and visits to industry. This a valuable course for students who wish to study the more practical aspect of business and who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment in the business sector.

To support effective learning, we also have the use of iPAD’s and MAC’s along with an extensive collection of text books and subject specific magazines to read.

The most important thing you need in order to take the BTEC in Business is a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in business, a willingness to explore new ideas and an ability to communicate your ideas effectively.

How will it be delivered?

Year 1

1 Exploring Business Mandatory Internal Coursework 

2 Developing a Marketing Campaign Mandatory Synoptic External Controlled Assessment

3 Personal & Business Finance Mandatory External Exam

8 Recruitment & Selection Optional Internal Coursework


Year 2

4 Managing an Event Mandatory Synoptic Internal Coursework  

5 International Business Mandatory Synoptic Internal Coursework

6 Principles of Management Mandatory External Controlled Assessment

14 Investigating Customer Service Optional Internal Coursework

Many of the units will be delivered in an integrated manner. The work is very student centred and although there will be some lectures and note-taking much of the work will involve students finding information out for themselves. The ‘business world’ will be used as much as possible and there may be further supported by work placements, industrial visits, possible residential trips and relevant speakers during delivery of units. There will also be considerable use of I.T to support assignment writing and assessment will take the form of coursework, practical role plays, pro-forma sheets, formal examination and controlled assessments.

There will be a number of assignments set which will enable students to demonstrate their understanding of different topics. These assignments will be graded (Pass, Merit, Distinction) with an opportunity to re-submit work to 

Entry requirements

For all Level 3 pathways five passes (9-4) or more at GCSE are required, including at least Grade 4 in Maths and/ or English Language. 

Merit at BTEC Level 2 if taken; Grade 5 in GCSE Maths and English is desirable.

Your next steps...

A BTEC National in Business offers students the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding which will prepare them for University or employment in such fields as:

Business Studies Insurance Economics Financial Services Accountancy

Administration Marketing Banking Sales Personnel

It may even give you some experience in the skills that are needed to become self-employed!

 study so you could go straight into a job as it helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers are looking for.


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