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BTEC Business - Block A (Single) + Block D (Double) @ The Leigh Academy at LAT16 Leigh

Course description

BTEC Nationals use a combination of assessment styles to give you the confidence you can apply your knowledge to succeed in the workplace – and have the study skills to continue learning on higher education courses and throughout their career.

With input from over 5,000 teachers, employers and higher education institutions, this new BTEC Nationals in Business combine up-to-date industry knowledge with the right balance of the practical, research and behavioural skills you need to succeed in higher education and in your careers.

Course content

Extended Certificate (Single)

·         Unit 1 - Exploring Business

·         Unit 2 - Developing a Marketing Campaign

·         Unit 3 - Personal and Business Finance

·         + 1 Optional unit

Diploma (Double)

·         Units 1-3  

·         Unit 4 - Managing an Event

·         Unit 5 - International Business

·         Unit 6 - Principles of Management

·         + 2 Optional units

Entry requirements

  • 5+ GCSE’s A*-C (9-4)
  • Grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics 


Both the Extended Certificate (Single) and Diploma (Double) have one unit which is assessed by a written external examination, with the remaining units being assessed using internally or externally set coursework style tasks.

Future opportunities

This course will prepare you for an Undergraduate degree course at University.

Careers could include:

  • Business Management
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Retail management
  • Banking
  • Project Management

Further information

Bradley Keys, Business Studies

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 03 November 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years