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Business with Accounting BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Blackburn College

Course description

This Level 3 BTEC Business with Accounting Diploma Course is a practical, work - related course. You will develop knowledge; understanding and employability skills that will help you succeed in your desired career or future studies. Career opportunities include; Business Owner, Accountant, Marketing, Management, Customer Service, Information Communication Technology, Administration, Human Resource and many moreā€¦

Course content

There are four mandatory units:-

  • Business Environment
  • Business Resources
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Business Communication

Additional units will be studied such as:

  • Accounting Systems
  • Creative Production Promotion
  • Business Communications
  • Business Accounting
  • Computer Applications for Financial Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Functional Skills (Literacy, Numeracy and ICT)
  • GCSE English or Maths

You will also have the opportunity to study Level 3 Certificate in Financial Studies (IFS)

Learners will also study GCSE to resit their grade D in Maths and/or English

Entry requirements

At least a profile of 4 Grade Cs at GCSE including English and Maths at Grade D.


All units on this course are assessed through assignments that are set and marked by your subject tutors. Your assignments are graded at Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* and include a variety of assessment methods: business reports, case studies, business projects, assignments, presentations, role plays and teamwork.

Future opportunities

Once you have completed your Level 3 programme, you will be able to apply to a range of Universities. Many students progress to University Centre at Blackburn College where 9 out of 10 graduates are in work or further study just six months after graduation.

Students who have enjoyed the Accounting elements of the course and wish to move into business related areas can progress on to a range of courses:

  • Accounting Foundation Degree FdA
  • Business Accounting BA (Hons)

Alternatively, you may wish to move into another Business related area. You could choose to specialise in Human Resource Management by studying:

  • Business with Human Resource Management BA (Hons)

You could choose to specialise in Retail Management by studying:

  • Retail Management Foundation Degree FdA

Or you could choose to take a more general Business qualification which lets you experience a range of areas including: Accounting, Marketing, Business, Human Resource Management and more. Course available include:

  • Business Foundation Degree FdA
  • Business Studies BA (Hons)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Blackburn College directly.

Last updated date: 11 February 2016
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