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Business BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Harlow College

Course description

Understanding the basics of business in today’s world of work is an essential foundation for your future career. This course introduces you to the area of business and provides a good basis to go on to a more advanced work-related qualification. You will experience different business scenarios that will enhance and advance your skills for business.

For those who wish to make a career in business and who have a real desire to learn and develop the ability to the solve the challenges that any type of business presents.

Course content

Core modules
  • Business Organisation
  • Business Resources
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Business Communication
Optional modules

The remaining units to complete your programme of study will cover a range of business pathways including:

  • Marketing and Sales
  • Enterprise
  • Finance and Business Analytics

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs (minimum) Grades A* - C including Maths and English or a Merit at a relevant Level 2 Diploma.


All the units are assessed through assignments that are set and marked by your tutors. Your assignments are graded at Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction and include a variety of assessment methods including assignments, projects, case studies, presentations and teamwork.

Financial information

You will need to provide stationery, folder, text book and a USB memory stick. Textbooks to be confirmed at enrolment. You are welcome to bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or any other technology needed.

Future opportunities

Many students apply for university degree courses choosing to study Business & Marketing, Business & Finance or International Business. Students can also progress to an apprenticeship. Alternatively students enter employment in such areas as business management, marketing, finance and business law.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harlow College directly.

Last updated date: 14 April 2016
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