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Business Studies Diploma at Carlton le Willows Academy

Course description

The BTEC course allows you to follow ‘pathways’, this is where you can choose a group of options that meet your future career aspirations.

AS - BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Business

In the lower sixth you will complete 1 A level equivalent – this will take up 2 option blocks.

The course is made up of 4 compulsory units:

1. The Business Environment

2. Business Resources

3. Introduction to Marketing

4. Business Communication

and 2 Optional Units

A2 - BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business

In the upper sixth you complete the 2nd A level equivalent in order to earn the full Diploma – this will take up 2 option blocks.

In the upper sixth you will complete 6 Optional Units allowing you to follow a pathway that suits your future career path / extends your study in areas you enjoyed from the compulsory units or you can choose options from a range of pathways.

Pathways include:

 Accounting

 Marketing

 Management

 Law

 Administration

 Retail

 Human Resources

 Logistics

Entry requirements

5 C grades (maximum 1 BTEC equivalents). Must include C grade in English Language and Mathematics GCSE.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carlton le Willows Academy directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years