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BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma Business at Sheffield Park Academy

Course description

This course offers practical coursework based learning and is suitable for students who do not wish to take an exam. You will find business studies to be a relevant and rewarding subject, which will teach you the day-to-day practices of businesses, along with the study of the strategies business managers and owners use to succeed in an increasingly competitive market. The BTEC Subsidiary diploma is equivalent to 1 A level, and students will study 6 units in total over the 2 year course. The BTEC extended Diploma is equivalent to 3 A levels and students will study 18 units in total.

 

Course content

Course description – Year 1

Subsidiary Diploma

  • Unit 1 The business environment
  • Unit 2  Business resources
  • Unit 3 Introduction to marketing

Extended Diploma

  • Unit 1 The business environment
  • Unit 2 Business resources
  • Unit 3 Introduction to marketing
  • Unit 4 business communication
  • Unit 5 business accounting
  • Unit 21 aspects of contract and business law
  • Unit 27 Understanding health and safety
  • Unit 29 Understanding retailing
  • Unit 34 website design technology

Unit 37 understanding business ethics

 

Course description – Year 2

Subsidiary Diploma

  • Unit 4 Business communications
  • Unit 12 Internet marketing in business
  • Unit 16 Human resource management in business

 

Extended Diploma

  • Unit 9 Creative product promotion
  • Unit 10 market research in business
  • Unit 12 Internet marketing in business
  • Unit 13 recruitment and selection in business
  • Unit 16 Human resource management in business
  • Unit 19 developing teams in business
  • Unit 38 Business and the economic environment
  • Unit 39 International business

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 5, including  Maths and English grade 5 or above

Assessment

Coursework and exams

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: 18 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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