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Business BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Comberton Village College & Sixth Form

Course description

Why study BTEC Business?

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business is one of the few qualifications that will help you succeed in your future career no matter what you go on to do. The principles of business that you will learn here underpin every organisation from marketing to interpersonal and presentation skills. You’ll have the opportunity to gain specific knowledge, understanding and skills that are relevant to your chosen subject or area of work.

Course content

What will I study?

Year 1:

Unit 1 - Exploring Business - Coursework
Unit 2 - Developing a Marketing Campaign - Controlled assessment
Unit 3 - Business and Personal Finance - 2 hour written exam
Unit 17 - Digital Marketing - Coursework
Unit 22 - Market Research - Coursework
Unit 15 - Investigating Retail Business - Coursework
Unit 24 - Employment Law - Coursework

Year 2:

Unit 4 - Managing an  Event - Coursework
Unit 5 - International Business - Coursework
Unit 6 - Principles of Management - Controlled assessment
Unit 7 - Business Decision Making - Controlled assessment
Unit 19 - Pitching for a New Business - Coursework
Unit 27 - Work Experience - Coursework

BTEC Business Extras

The course will engage with local and national business organisations and experienced business people will attend the college to speak to and work with the students. There will also be opportunities to visit and investigate business organisations.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

5 x 4s *

At least a 4 in English and Maths 

Subject Specific Entry Requirements:

At least a C in Business if taken at GCSE

At least a Pass in Business if taken at Level 2


* Please note that Level 2 vocational courses are the equivalent of 1 GCSE and only 2 will be counted towards the entry requirements

Future opportunities

What can I do with BTEC Business after sixth form? 

A BTEC Extended Diploma in Business will provide you with a broad-based business education which would be a suitable introduction for both higher education courses and entry into a specialised business career. The successful completion of 7 or 13 units is equivalent to 2 or 3 GCE A-levels, so this can lead on to university degree courses in business.

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: 26 September 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years