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Business Studies Level 3 at Overton Grange School

Course description

A BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate is a Level 3 course (equivalent to 1 A’ level) that is studied for two years (Years 12 and 13). It provides a specialist work-related
qualification. You will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to prepare you for employment. It offers flexibility and a choice of emphasis through the specialist units.

Course content

1 Exploring Business
2 Developing Marketing Campaign (externally assessed)
3 Personal and Business Finance (externally assessed)
Plus one specialist area:
Recruitment and Selection Process
Investigating Customer Services
Market Research
The English Legal System
Work experience in Business

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*-C, BTEC qualifications are accepted and students should aim to get a merit grade. However it is not necessary for Business to have been studied before.


This course is assessed both through coursework and external assessments.

Future opportunities

You could become an entrepreneur, progress into or within employment, continue your study in the vocational area at a further education establishment or go on to university.
Recent BTEC students have gone on to universities including Brighton, Kingston,
Bournemouth and Roehampton.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Overton Grange School directly.

Last updated date: 12 September 2016
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