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Business BTEC L3 Double Award at Swale Sixth Form

Course description

Summary of skills students gain by studying this subject

Students will develop practical skills and theoretical understanding of the world of business and complete projects investigating topics such as; preparing a marketing campaign, managing an event and business finance.

During the course students will develop through their group work, IT and presentation skills.  Students who study Business will gain an insight into the short, medium and long term running of small to global businesses.  Critical thinking of real life examples gives students the skills to understand how businesses operate and compete in various industries.

Course content

Potential Topics / Units that will be studied

The units you will study include elements of accounting, marketing, human resource management and event planning.  You will have access to a variety of tutors who will support and guide you through the course.

By the time you have completed the course you will have a good knowledge of the wide world of business and a practical skill set that will prepare you for the next stage in your business career.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Students will need to achieve grade 5 in GCSE including English and mathematics, with 3 further GCSE grade 5s.  Previous Business knowledge is useful, but not essential.



On the BTEC course assessment takes place in a variety of ways including internally set assignments, externally assessed controlled assessments, as well as a written exams.

Future opportunities

Progression and career opportunities

This course is all about preparing you for employment and / or entry to university.  Future careers include accounting, banking, insurance, human resources, marketing and sales.

Business is a broad subject that can mix with a combination of any other vocational or academic courses.

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: 08 November 2017
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