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BTEC Level 3 Diploma Business Studies at Stepney Green Maths and Computing College

Course description

Business Studies can lead onto degree courses in business subjects, to applied business qualifications (in accountancy or finance for example) or directly to employment, through schemes such as the KPMG School Leaver Programme.

Key Topics on Course

Unit 1: The Business Environment
Students will explore the dynamic nature of organisations through studying the impact of external (political, legal and social) influences on business operations.

Unit 2: The National Economy

Students will explore the range of human, physical and technological resources for a selected organisation. They will investigate the importance of managing these resources efficiently. The contribution that recruiting and retaining suitable staff can make to the organisation’s performance is examined.

Unit 3: Business Economics & Distribution of Income

Students will be required to use and evaluate more complex microeconomic models; for example, perfect competition, monopoly and oligopoly, and to develop further their critical approach to such economic models and methods of enquiry.

Unit 4: The National & International Economy

Students will be able to analyse and evaluate the causes of changes in macroeconomic indicators in greater depth.

Entry requirements

5 A* - C including English and/or Maths A* - C

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stepney Green Maths and Computing College directly.

Last updated date: 24 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years