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BTEC Business Studies at Heath Park

Course description


For students who have an interest in applying their business knowledge and skills whilst gaining a deeper understanding of the core elements of business practice. Subjects studied include the Business Environment, Marketing, Human Resource Management and Finance. Students will develop skills such as decision making, problem solving, communication and teamwork skills; demonstrating their learning in real life contexts.

Course content

BTEC Level 3:

Certificate in Business – AS Level
Subsidiary Diploma in Business – 1 A Level
Diploma in Business – 2 A Levels
Extended Diploma in Business – 3 A Levels

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for students wishing to study BTEC Level 3 Business qualifications.


All BTEC National qualifications in Business are 100% coursework and are internally assessed. The assessment approach allows learners to receive feedback on their progress throughout the course as they provide evidence towards the assessment and grading criteria. Assessment may be evidenced through a range of diverse activities including assignment and project work, case studies, role play and oral presentation.

Future opportunities


A Level 3 BTEC in Business Studies will provide routes to undergraduate courses to study at a wide range of universities, such as: Aston, Birmingham and Manchester. Undergraduate courses in Business are commonly Business Management based with the option to combine modules such as Finance, Marketing, HR, Law, Economics and Entrepreneurship.


This apprenticeship is about playing an important support role within a business or organisation. Roles include:
Administration Officer / Executive
Personal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Medical Secretary


Students studying business can progress onto many different careers including the Legal Profession, Marketing, Human Resources, Accounting and Finance and Retail Management.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heath Park directly.

Last updated date: 05 May 2015
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