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BTEC in Business Studies at The Priory City of Lincoln academy

Course description

Type of Course: BTEC Subsidiary Diploma

Course Description

We are all affected by businesses and our economy and way of life are dependent upon a healthy business environment. This is a vocational course which balances business theory with the practical application of business principles. There are no formal examinations in this course.



An essential part of this course is contact with business organisations. Visits/speakers and other forms of contact are built into the subsidiary diploma and student initiative is welcomed.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Students must have 5 GCSEs at A* to C. It is preferred that students have at least grade Cs in Maths and English. Students may have the opportunity to run a Young Enterprise group.

Future opportunities


This course might provide a direct route into employment given its vocational nature. Progression may be to professional body examinations. Alternatively, students may wish to progress to Higher Level courses such as degrees or HNDs in specialist courses such as: Marketing, Human Resource Management, Accountancy, Banking or Economics.

Career opportunities are varied and include business and commerce; local and national government, the law and accountancy; the media and education.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Priory City of Lincoln academy directly.

Last updated date: 14 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years