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Business BTEC level 3 Diploma at Harris Academy Merton

Course description

The BTEC Business qualifications have been developed in the business sector to provide full-time learners the opportunity to enter employment in the business sector or to progress to vocational qualifications such as the Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Business.  Additionally it provide students with the qualifications and UCAS points to progress onto degree related courses at University, as well as enabling learners to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

The 60-Credit BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma is broadly equivalent to one GCE A Level.

The 120-Credit BTEC Level 3 Diploma is broadly equivalent to two GCE A Level.

Course content

Subsidiary Diploma:

Year 12 

Unit 1: The Business Environment

Unit 2: Business Resources

Unit 3: Introduction to Marketing

Year 13 

Unit 4: Business Communication

Plus two further units selected from 42 potential areas of study.

 

Diploma:

Year 12 

Unit 1: The Business Environment

Unit 2: Business Resources

Unit 3: Introduction to Marketing

Unit 4: Business Communication

Two Further units selected from 42 potential areas of study

Year 13 

Six units selected from 42 potential areas of study

Entry requirements

Standard Sixth Form Entry Requirements:

  • To study 4 A levels: must have average GCSE points score of 52+
  • To study 3 A levels: must have 7 A* - C grades in full course GCSE subjects
  • To study 3 A levels/vocational combination: must have 5 A* - C/9 - 4 grades at GCSE or Merit or above in Vocational subjects
  • To study vocational level 3 subjects: 5 A* - C/9 - 4 grades at GCSE or equivalent, with at least a merit/C/4 grade in a relevant vocational qualification or GCSE
  • Extended writing A level subject students will need a combination of at least grades 4 and 5 in English Language and English Literature

Subject specific requirements:

Students require grade C or above in English and Maths GCSE.  Students should have a Merit grade in Level 2 Business or a related course of study, or grade C in Business Studies GCSE.  

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harris Academy Merton directly.

Last updated date: 09 December 2016
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