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BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at New College Leicester

Course description

This course is equivalent to 2 A-Levels. Over the 2 years you will study a total of 8 units covering entrepreneurial themes that are key to understanding how to set up and run a successful business. Not only will you study the theory of business and enterprise, but you will also apply your learning by setting up and running a business of your own during the course.

Course content

You will participate in relevant work experience opportunities and engage with external companies and entrepreneurs who will contribute to your portfolio, provide real-world contributions about the challenges faced and overcome by successful organisations, and perhaps provide vital networking & mentoring opportunities that could be useful in your future endeavours.


Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades 9-4, Including English and Maths.


Assessment across the course will be via a combination of examination, controlled assessment & coursework projects. The overall assessment split will be approximately 50:50 of external assessment via examinations & controlled assessment, compared to coursework projects that are assessed internally and then moderated externally by the examination board.


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Future opportunities

This programme will support progression to higher education courses in enterprise and entrepreneurship areas before entering employment. This qualification can also be used to progress to Higher Apprenticeships such as business administration, marketing, accounting, sales or enterprise. The qualification will also give you the skills to enter the self-employed market. After this qualification, you can progress directly to employment, however most people do so via higher study. Areas of employment include junior business roles in marketing, administration, finance, sales and other related areas in the enterprise sector.


Further information

For further information please contact Mrs Sally Elsworth (Head of Business and Computer Science) or your Connexions or Careers Advisor.

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: 25 September 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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