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Business BTEC Level 3 at Wallingford School

Course description

Business Studies plays an interesting and crucial role in getting students ready for the world of work. The BTEC course gives students the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the business sector and will prepare them for the further study or training. Students who are interested in researching companies, presenting ideas and producing reports are perfect for this course. Students complete 8 units over the course of two years.
The BTEC Level 3 Diploma is equivalent to 2 A levels.

Course content

Students will study business elements which give a broad range of knowledge and expertise, useful in the world of business. These elements include:
• Marketing
• International Business
• Principles of Management
• Personal and Business Finance
• Exploring Business


The course is assessed using a variety of methods including: written assignments, controlled assessment and a written examination. All units are graded on Pass, Merit or Distinction criteria.

The following units are set and marked externally:
Unit 2: Developing a marketing campaign – controlled assessment
Unit 3: Personal and Business Finance – examination
Unit 6: Principles of Management: pre released task based assessment.

Future opportunities

The qualification can be used in a range of ways including higher education, employment and apprenticeships.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 December 2017

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