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Business BTEC Foundation Diploma at East Sussex College

Course description

The qualification provides the knowledge, understanding and skills that allow learners to gain business sector experience that will prepare them for further study or training. This includes the opportunity to choose two units from a selection of options to supplement the mandatory units which reflect the key topics in business. The learning programme covers the following mandatory content areas: • business environments• finance• marketing• Event managementOptional Pathways to specialise in either Business Law, Business Enterprise or General Business are offered alongside these mandatory units.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

You will need at least GCSE English Language and Maths grade C/4.


Assessment is specifically designed to fit the purpose and objective of the qualification. It includes a range of assessment types and styles suited to vocational qualifications in the sector. There are three main forms of assessment: external, internal and synoptic.

Future opportunities

The qualification carries, UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers as contributing to meeting admission requirements to many relevant business Foundation degrees and HND’s.You can also Progress onto the second year if you pass and complete a further year to gain the Extended Diploma in Business.

Further information

This is a challenging and rewarding course that covers prepares you really well for the Extended National Diploma.

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 June 2018
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