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Business Studies (BTEC Diploma Double Award) at Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18

Course description

The Diploma is designed to be the substantive part of a 16–19 study programme for learners who want a strong core of sector study. This programme may include other BTEC Nationals or A Levels to support progression to higher education courses in business before entering employment. The additional qualification(s) studied allow learners either to give breadth to their study programme by choosing a contrasting subject, or to give it more focus by choosing a complementary subject. This qualification can also be used to progress to Higher Apprenticeships.





Course content

8 units covered over two years.

  1. Exploring Business
  2. Developing a Marketing Campaign
  3. Personal and Business Finance
  4. Managing an Event
  5. International Business
  6. Principles of Management
  7. Work Experience in Business
  8. Recruitment and Selection Process

Entry requirements

General Entry Requirements

Students must achieve a minimum of 5 subjects at GCSE grades 4 or above - please see the prospectus for further subject specific entry requirements




Assessment is specifically designed to fit the purpose and objective of the qualification. It includes a range of assessment types and styles suited to vocational qualifications. There are three main forms of assessment that you need to be aware of: external, internal and synoptic.


Financial information

There are not costs associated with this course

Future opportunities

For those who may wish to pursue a career in areas of business, the course will provide you with the essential skills that are highly respected in any field of work. You may chose to study at university level in related areas. An alternative would be to go straight into work in a business or related field

Further information

Please contact Mr S Ali for further information

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18 directly.

Last updated date: 25 September 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: 500/6747/3

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